We’re looking for Volunteers who are creative thinkers and committed to supporting people live their best lives. Volunteers who can support older people with their goals around staying independent, healthy and connected to their community.
Uniting Social Support Program is seeking Volunteers who are interested in facilitating activities at The East Burwood Centre, East Burwood. The Centre offers participants the opportunity to engage in a range of social activities including art, craft and light exercise.
This role requires an outgoing, enthusiastic volunteer with effective communication skills and an ability to create positive interactions with the participants of the group. This role will provide you with an opportunity to apply and develop your group facilitation skills whilst making a valuable contribution to your community.
Facilitate activities including: • Gardening and maintenance of veggie/garden boxes • Exercise activities • Games • Music • Dancing • Kitchen assistance/meal preparation The selected applicants will demonstrate flexibility and an openness to support the day to needs and operation of the program.
As a valued member of the Social Support Team, you will have access to ongoing training and development, opportunities to meet new people and develop new skills. You will have support from a dedicated volunteer coordinator throughout your volunteer journey. You will be volunteering to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice to make an impact in your community. We value diversity in lived experience, language, skills and abilities.
Interested? For further information, please contact 13 93 75 and quote CA-JUL-96. Please note that activity groups will take place in line with Uniting and COVID-19 safe guidelines.
This volunteer opportunity is posted on behalf of Uniting AgeWell
About Uniting AgeWell
At Uniting AgeWell, our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 3,400 staff and 600 volunteer staff are committed to high quality services and care.
Uniting AgeWell provide a workplace culture based on the BEST philosophy – Believe, Excel, Support and Trust – underpinned by our values of Kindness, Respect, Integrity, Innovation and Inclusion, and our customer service charter and promise that shape and inform all that we do. More information can be found on the Uniting AgeWell website.