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Become a volunteer at Hyland House Respite Centre in Petrie

Wesley Mission Queensland Respite Services
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Address: Hyland House Respite Centre - 3 Mundin Street, Petrie 4502.

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Hyland House Respite Centre is seeking volunteers!

Hyland House Respite Centre is for older persons and people with special needs in the Pine Rivers area. It is a wonderful place to connect, meet people, and make new friends. Our services include centre-based day respite and a diverse range of programs and activities, social groups, and social outings.

We are currently looking for volunteers to join our vibrant and supportive team to assist with:

  • Scheduled daily programs
  • Table games with clients, including bingo, puzzles, scrabble, and dominos
  • Arts and craft
  • Running the hobby shed to make items with wood
  • Gardening
  • One-on-one time having conversations with clients, reading, or doing activities
  • Social groups, chats in small groups
  • Preparing, serving, and clearing refreshments and keeping the kitchen running efficiently
  • Simple exercises
  • Driving clients on outings or to and from their residences to the centre in company fleet vehicles (open QLD 'C' class licence required)
  • Playing an instrument
  • Sharing your special talents
  • Helping out where you can!

Various times are available on weekdays between 8 am and 4 pm.

Hyland House Respite Centre is a welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer, where you will meet many wonderful people from various backgrounds and learn new skills that may assist you personally and professionally.

There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:

  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Great education opportunities
  • We supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Invites to special events
  • Being part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of people in our community.

Volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan, provide proof they have received two primary COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement, and do not provide personal care.

Please visit our website to learn more about Wesley Mission Queensland.

We look forward to hearing from you!