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📄 Currently Recruiting - Activity & Talent Guests (Gold Coast, Labrador)


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:

83 Muir Street, Labrador, Qld,  4215 

 

Labrador Gardens is an architecturally designed 160-bed facility catering for both high and low need residents. It is stylish, modern and has a daily program of diverse social and recreational activities.  Volunteers are welcome to join the team of professionals who ensure that residents enjoy the highest quality of care.

 

Tasks involved include:

▪ Activity preparations

▪ Interacting with residents participating across  a variety of fun and social group activities

 

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others, 

▪ Do something new and different, 

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 

 

Times:

Shifts available 9:30 am to 11:30 am on Monday to Sunday

 

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

 

Requirements:

▪ Ability to interact with people who are frail, aged and from diverse backgrounds in a positive, friendly and engaging manner

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination 

▪ Flu Vaccination, 

▪ Disability Worker Screening check, 

▪ Australian Federal Police check,

Please note that both the AFP and NDIS checks are forwarded by Blue Care and completed by the volunteer online at no cost to the volunteer.

 

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.