UnitingCare Volunteering Portal


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


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:

35 Conaghan Street, Gracemere, 4702 

Modern, open spacious facility with lovely courtyards in a rural setting. A very friendly atmosphere with both staff and residents.

 

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, ▪ Do something new and different 

 

Times:

Between 9:00 am to 11:30 am, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm 

Monday to Friday (Morning and Afternoon)

 

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

 

Requirements:

▪ 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.

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination, 

▪ Flu Vaccination, 

▪ Disability Worker Screening check, 

▪ Australian Federal Police check

 

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device, ▪ accessible toilets, ▪ an assistance animal, No steps in the facility

 

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.