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📄 Currently Recruiting - Central Queensland - Activity Support & Talent Guests (Emerald)


 

Trusted for generations. Iconic in Queensland, officially trusted by Australia We’re an award-winning care provider, recognised as Australia’s Most Trusted Brand in Queensland for home care and residential care services. It’s a testament to both the quality of our work and the relationships we’ve built since 1953. 

This volunteer opportunity will help to assist our Lifestyle & Wellbeing team in providing a high-quality Lifestyle Program. Make a meaningful difference by engaging with residents and contributing to the diversity of activities and entertainment options available.

Enthusiastic and patient volunteers enhance the lives of older persons by assisting with the Lifestyle & Wellbeing program. Many role opportunities are available, including providing group or individual activity support or entertainment as talented guests.

Location:

126 Borilla Street, Emerald QLD 4720 

Avalon Aged Care is a sixty-bed residential aged care facility located in the heart of Emerald. Our Lifestyle & Wellbeing program aims to enhance the quality of life & wellbeing of residents by providing diverse experiences and support. Activities are tailored to meet the specific needs of residents, which might be physical, emotional, cognitive, social, or spiritual. Volunteers play a crucial role in maintaining the quality of our Lifestyle Program.

 

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Tasks involved include:

We welcome volunteers to share their time, skills and passions in many different ways. Tasks will vary depending on the agreed-upon role. Our program's group activities currently include crafts, bingo, games, exercise, intergenerational playgroup, happy hour, conversation club, church group, concerts/performances, outings and individual support, including social visits, beauty care and shopping support.

Would you like to assist in any of these activities, or do you have an idea for something new? Do you have a unique talent or interest you would like to share? Or would you just want to enjoy a cup of tea with residents? We appreciate any support our volunteers provide.

 

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others

▪ Build, maintain or contribute specialised skill sets 

 

Times:

Volunteers are valued members of our team; we work with each person to find the most suitable days and times for them to volunteer with us. We appreciate any time given whether it is 1 hour a month, or 3 days a week or a once off event. 

Any day of the week (Morning, Afternoon, Evening) 

 

Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 1-2 hours one time 

 

Requirements:

▪️ Good interpersonal and communication skills

▪️ Friendly, polite, and patient manner

▪️ Ability to follow instructions and work cooperatively

▪️ Cleanliness & hygiene

▪️ Reference Checks

▪ Influenza Vaccination

▪ Working with children

▪ NDIS Workers Screening check

▪ National Police check

 

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device

▪ accessible toilets

 

UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access.  If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.

 

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