UnitingCare Volunteering Portal


📄 Currently Recruiting - Activity & Talent Guests (Mareeba)


This volunteer opportunity will help to make a meaningful difference by engaging with residents and contributing to the diversity of day to day activities and/or entertainment options available to participate in.

This volunteer opportunity will help residents live life in all its fullness by engaging residents in activities and/or presentations.  The social interaction, mental stimulation and physical activity that stems from these activities is a valuable part of our residents day and the care provided. From arts and crafts to nail care to playing games to singing or simply enjoying a cup of tea with a resident; there is no limit to the unrealised opportunities to contribute using your own personal interests and hobbies.  


We welcome volunteers to share, whatever your skills, passions and availability may be, with our residents to help make their day.

Location:

7 Macrae St Mareeba 4880

Located on the Tablelands, Mareeba Garden Settlement is very homely, nestled into its rural setting.  The smiles of our residents and their contagious laughter will put a smile on your face. We are a diverse ethnic team and have a number of Spanish and Italian speaking residents.  Any understanding of these languages would add additional value but is not essential.

Tasks involved include:
▪ Activity preparations
▪ Interacting with residents participating in the activity

This is a great opportunity to:
- Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference
- Improve mental health and personal well being
- Enjoy social interaction with others 

Requirements:

▪ Disability Worker Screening check, 

▪ Australian Federal Police check, 

▪ Flu Vaccination,

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination

Other Information:
- Smart casual dress standard
- Access to staff kitchen facilities available
- Access to staff restrooms available

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 interview.