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📄 Currently Recruiting - Sunshine Coast & Fraser Coast - Activities Assistant (Sunshine Coast, Dicky Beach)


This volunteer opportunity will help to enhance the lives of our residents' families.

We need people to assist our wonderful activities officers with leisure and lifestyle activities. There are also residents who would love someone to read to them or just sit and have a chat and coffee. Other residents like to have a companion to walk with them around the gardens. This role is well suited to a kind loving person, with time and patience to share.


55 Coolum St Dicky Beach 4551 

Dicky Beach is a 50 bed  on ground facility with 3 small separate courts. We are close to the beach and some great coffee shops. Each resident has their own room with an outdoor patio. Our team is welcoming and grateful for the work that volunteers do for us.

Tasks involved include:

▪ Caller for Bingo/Hoy

▪ Assist with drawing and Art

▪ Reading to residents 

▪ Visiting with residents one on one

▪ Assisting residents to write cards and /or letters

▪ Walk with resident around the gardens

▪ Piano on site

▪ Play game of pool 

▪ Set up movies

▪ Join sing a longs

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Gain invaluable workplace experience, ▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference, ▪ Enjoy social interaction with others 

Times: Negotiable 

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


▪ Kindness and love

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination (including booster), 

▪ Influenza Vaccination, 

▪ NDIS Workers Screening check, 

▪ National Police check

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 the 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