UnitingCare Volunteering Portal


📄 Currently Recruiting - Group Outings Support (Ipswich, Eastern Heights)


This volunteer opportunity will help to provide wonderful opportunities for people in our care who love to get out and about as opposed to participating in centre-based activities.

This Volunteer role provides an opportunity to share adventures with the people in our care who choose the outing destinations.  This service is offered every week, Tuesday to Friday and volunteers are an integral part of the team that prepares for the outing and supports our clients to have fun.


Location:

Eastern Heights, Ipswich 

The Blue Care team at the Ipswich Centre is committed to making every day special for the people in our care and our volunteers are truly valued and appreciated as members of the team.  A commitment to this role means you would be out for the whole day sharing the joy of visiting new places and helping to ensure our clients enjoy themselves


Tasks involved include:

▪ Assisting clients to embark and disembark the bus

▪ Assisting staff to secure our client's personal items and equipment

▪ Assisting staff to ensure the bus is clean and ready to go

▪ Helping with the preparation of any resources needed for the outing

▪ Supporting clients to engage in and enjoy the experience

▪ Reporting any concerns


This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference, 

▪ Do something new and different, 

▪ Enjoy social interaction with others 


Times:

8:00am to 4:00pm 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  (Morning, Afternoon)


Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 5-10 hours fortnightly 


Requirements:

If you enjoy sightseeing and social interaction, this role is made for you.  We need Volunteers who are reliable and available on a regular basis; Volunteers who really enjoy making a difference in someone's day; Volunteers who are happy to have a chat and have the ability to get on and off the bus.


▪ COVID-19 Vaccination, 

▪ Flu Vaccination, 

▪ Disability Worker Screening check, 

▪ Australian Federal Police check


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.