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📄 Currently Recruiting - Activity & Social Support (Sunshine Coast, Dicky Beach)


 

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:

55 Coolum St Dicky Beach 4551

 

Tasks involved include:

▪ Activity preparations
▪ Interacting with residents participating in the activity
▪ one on one time with residents
▪ help with lifestyle office tasks

 

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 

 

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 Required:

 Shift Times negotiable between 8:00am to 4:00 pm 

 Minimum of 1 hour per shift 

 

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