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Activities Assistant

Volunteer Activity Assistant - Golden Age (Southport)
Southport, Queensland, Australia


Churches of Christ in Queensland have a history of over 130 years of mission and care. We are one of the largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations in Australia. We operate more than 200 services throughout Queensland and Victoria.

As a volunteer, you???ll play a vital role in offering many of the things that make life more meaningful for those seeking our care. Comforting a resident, helping out with activities, keeping things organised or even a warm smile for a colleague leads to a better environment for us all. It???s not what we do as individuals that make a difference but what we do as a team that counts. Whether your role is behind the scenes or you???re a face-to-face carer it???s the sum of our efforts that helps those in need. Every contribution we make is a great contribution and helps make the lives easier of those who need it most.

About the Role
Join us in assisting activities with our residents at the Golden Age Aged Care Service. Duties will include assisting with the set up and help during the following activities: bingo, shopping trolley, ice cream trolley, BBQ's and the Men's Group just to name a few! You will also be able to provide one on one time with some of our residents who do not have family able to visit. If you are available once a week from Monday to Friday and would love to get involved with some of our activities then this is the volunteer role for you!

About You
??? You must be available to volunteer for at least one day per week.
??? You have a Criminal History Check ??? we can organise and pay for this if you don???t already have one.
??? You must be willing to commit to a minimum of 3 months volunteering
??? You can provide us with a referee ??? who is not a relative and can vouch for you.
??? You understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality.

Imagine Volunteering with us?????????.
Volunteering is good for the mind, body and soul! Research shows that volunteering leads to improved physical and mental health. In fact, there are as many benefits to volunteering as there are motivations for getting involved. And to ensure you make the most of this experience we???ll support you as much as possible.

Volunteering with us will help you to:
??? Learn and develop new skills (or sharpen old ones) and widen your career opportunities
??? Share your current skills and passions with those who will appreciate them most
??? Connect with and give back to your local community
??? Get motivated and enjoy a sense of achievement
??? Make new friends
??? Make someone???s day
??? Enjoy new experiences that help you learn and grow
??? Improve your health, wellbeing and self-esteem

Please note that Churches of Christ in QLD is a smoke free workplace.

To Apply To apply for this position please click the Apply button. For further information please contact our Volunteer Services Team on: 1300 760 622

Category: Volunteer

Reference ID: VM000096

Date Posted: 24/01/2017
Date Posted
Administration & Secretarial
Gold Coast, QLD 4215
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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