UnitingCare Volunteering Portal


📄 Currently Recruiting - Activity & Talent Guests (Gympie Community Centre)


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

 

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:

4 Smerdon Rd Gympie, 4570 

 

Work with a fun, energetic and supportive team

 

Tasks involved include:

▪ Activity preparations

▪ Interacting with Clients participating in the activity

 

This is a great opportunity to:

- Enjoy social interaction with others, - Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference, - Improve mental health and personal well being 

 

Skills Required:

▪ A special talent or interest not essential.   

▪ Volunteers must have a valid Flu vaccination (certificate/letter)

Please note that it will take 2-4 weeks for checks to be completed before undertaking induction, orientation to commence in this role.

 

Requirements:

▪ Disability Worker Screening check, 

▪ Australian Federal Police check, 

▪ Flu Vaccination,

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination

 

Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 3-4 hours per Weekly 

 

Other Information:

- Smart casual dress standard, - Access to staff kitchen facilities available, - Access to staff restrooms available, - Refreshments provided

 

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device, ▪ accessible toilets, ▪ an assistance animal

 

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.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Sunday - Morning, Afternoon