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Recreational Volunteer - Disability Services

Aruma Disability Services

At Aruma, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity. Our mission is to defend human rights and create a world where every individual is treated with dignity and respect.

We're committed to building a team that reflects the rich tapestry of humanity.  People love to work at Aruma because they get the satisfaction of knowing they are Supporting people to live a great life, the life they want, the life they choose. Aruma is BRAVE. That's what makes us a trailblazer, being part of our team means you need to meet our BRAVE behaviours (Bold, Respectful, Authentic, Value Teamwork, Excellent).

About the Role:

Recreation volunteers provide support to Aruma Support Workers in their duties at our weekend social group outings. Delivering high quality, professional and individualised Recreation Services to our customers with disability, in a safe and enjoyable environment, that promotes independence and inclusion. 

  Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering high-quality support services to customers with disabilities.
  • Promoting community integration and supporting clients in accessing social and recreational activities.
  • Encouraging independence and empowering clients to achieve their personal goals.
  • Advocating for the rights and needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Attend scheduled planning meetings as required - i.e., Camp Planning Meetings
  • Complete general administration tasks if required.
  • Work alongside our employees as a cooperative team member.

Why Volunteer?

  • Make a difference in the community.
  • Gain personal satisfaction from helping others.
  • Build social networks and meet new people/make friends.
  • Improve communication skills & build self-confidence.
  • Gain work experience employment.

About You:

  • Passionate about human rights and creating positive change.
  • Empathetic and compassionate, with a keen understanding of diverse experiences.
  • Excellent communication skills to be the voice that resonates with others.
  • Enthusiastic team player, eager to collaborate and inspire.
  • Hold current or willingness to obtain relevant regulatory requirements (as per role and/or State).
  • Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply! Your valuable insights will enrich our advocacy efforts and foster a more inclusive world.

Do I need any qualifications or experience?

You don’t need any disability experience or qualifications to join the Aruma Volunteer team. Our staff will provide you with training and support every step of the way.  Some checks that are required before volunteering:

  • Police check (National Police Criminal Record Check – over 18 years of age).
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check – preferred
  • Working with Children Check - preferred.
  • Two satisfactory references: one being from an employer or previous employer.