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📄 Currently Recruiting - Gold Coast - All Rounder for Community Care Centre (Gold Coast, Coomera)

This volunteer opportunity will help to Assist the team to ensure every day is an opportunity for the people in our care to live their best life while participating in various  social and recreational activities;  both in-centre and out and about in the community.

This role would be best suited to people who have a genuine passion to make a positive difference to people whose lives are affected by age-related frailty, dementia and/or disability.

 

Location:

8-12 Esplanade Coomera Qld 4209 

Coomera Community Care Centre provides daily in-centre activities and outings for older people, some living with dementia and/or disability.

The Centre has different spaces for a range of activities including a relaxing outdoor area, a spacious recreational and dining  room and a fully equipped commercial kitchen.

 

Tasks involved include:

assist the team with the preparation of resources for daily in-centre or community outings

assist the team to plan, prepare and serve light meals to participants

gently encourage and prompt participants to take an active part in lifestyle and creative activities and engage in positive interactions with others.

assist with maintaining a tidy working environment eg:  end of day procedures for kitchen and packing away activity resources

Accompany the team and participants on community outings

 

This is a great opportunity to:

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

 

Times:

1/2 days or full days. One or more days per week depending on the volunteers availability 

Monday (Morning, Afternoon)

Tuesday (Morning, Afternoon)

Wednesday (Morning, Afternoon)

Thursday (Morning, Afternoon)

Friday (Morning, Afternoon) 

 

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

 

Requirements:

No previous experience or qualifications are  required,  we are seeking:

People who are passionate about supporting people whose lives are affected by age related frailty, dementia and disability

People who  have patience, empathy and a genuine desire to make a positive contribution as a volunteer

People who are eager to experience new things or share existing hobbies and interests with others

All rounders who are willing to support the team across a variety of tasks

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination, ▪ Flu Vaccination, ▪ Disability Worker Screening check, ▪ Australian Federal Police check, all screening checks are free to volunteers. Blue Care will assist the volunteer to apply for checks

 

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ a wheelchair or mobility device, ▪ accessible toilets

 

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