Become a Volunteer


Volunteers are the backbone of everything Wishlist does.

If you are looking and making a real difference in your community, make new friends and have fun while doing something you can feel really good about - then look no further than Wishlist.

 

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Current Opportunities

Reed House – Office Admin

Help the Team at Reed House

Reed House is Wishlist's emergency accommodation facility located in Nambour. We require volunteers to assist in duties including:

  • Reception and customer service
  • Answering the office telephone
  • Data entry
  • Administration
  • Greeting those who enter the office
  • View full job description here

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

Wishlist House

Assist with our Emergency Accommodation Facility - Wishlist House

Wishlist House (also known as The House The Coast Built) is a six-bedroom house located in Birtinya providing affordable accommodation close to Sunshine Coast University Hospital. Hours include 9am-11am and are flexible.

Volunteering opportunities at Wishlist House include:

  • Guest liaison officer
    • Talking to guests and receiving feedback for Wishlist
  • Tidying and light-cleaning to ensure COVID requirements
  • Making sure Wishlist House is providing a ‘home away from home’ experience
  • View full job description here

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

Reed House

Assist with Our Emergency Accommodation Facility - Reed House

Reed House is Wishlist's emergency accommodation facility located in Nambour. This facility is open to patients, carers and immediate family members whilst their loved one is undergoing treatment at Nambour, Selangor, Caloundra and the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

We are currently seeking volunteers to assist with various tasks which include; 

  • Reception and customer service
  • Administration
  • Gardening
  • Driving
  • View full job descriptions for Reception and Guest Services here

No experience is required and training will be provided.

We can offer you a rewarding role, gaining new skills whilst meeting new people within a friendly organisation which values the contribution our volunteers.

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

Patient Shuttle Drivers

Become a Patient Shuttle Driver

Reed House is a 12-unit affordable accommodation facility located next to Nambour Hospital. Patients staying at Reed House have access to a free shuttle service to and from Sunshine Coast public hospitals. Flexible shifts available.

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

Wishlist Coffee House – Nambour

Volunteer at Wishlist Coffee House - Nambour

Wishlist are looking for volunteers for our Nambour Coffee House which is located within Nambour General Hospital.

100% of profits from the Coffee House directly support Nambour Hospital patients and their families.

Assist with:

  • Customer service
  • Food preparation
  • Clean up duties
  • Coffee making (barista training will be provided)

Our cafes provide tasty, healthy snacks and meal options for staff, patients and visitors, and generates revenue for the hospital's needs.

We need volunteers to help us run the cafes and be the smiling face behind the counter, helping with all aspects where needed. 

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

Wishlist Coffee House – Gympie

Volunteer at Wishlist Coffee House - Gympie

Wishlist are looking for volunteers to help at the Coffee House at Gympie.

100% of profits from the Coffee House directly support Gympie Hospital patients and their families.

Assist with:

  • Customer service
  • Food preparation
  • Clean up duties
  • Coffee making (barista training will be provided)

Local families have the benefit of state-of-the-art equipment being donated to the hospital, volunteers know they're contributing time to an initiative that keeps on giving to their community in such an amazing way.

Gympie Coffee House is open Monday-Friday from 8am - 3pm

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

 

Office Admin

Help the Team in the Wishlist Office

The Wishlist office is located on the ground floor of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Duties include:

  • Answering the office telephone
  • Data entry
  • Greeting those who enter the office

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

Creating Colouring Packs

Help Us With Patient Packs

Take time out of your day to create colouring-in packs that will be distributed around the hospital.

Everything needed for these packs are provided, we just need your help to put the packs together!

All Wishlist volunteers working within the hospitals and accommodation facilities must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.

Events Volunteering

Help Us At Our Events

Wishlist hosts a range of events throughout the year including:

  • Gympie Jazz & Wine
  • Spring Carnival
  • Giving Day
  • Fun Run

Volunteers may be required to assist in various ways such as the set up and pack down of the events and providing support during the event.

If this sounds like something you'd be interested in being a part of, please complete the volunteer form. 

All Wishlist volunteers present at Wishlist events must have received two COVID-19 vaccinations. This is a mandate issued by the Director-General Dr John Wakefield under Health Employment Directive No. 12/21 –Employee COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Evidence of vaccination must be forwarded through to a representative of Wishlist prior to commencing volunteer duties.