The Role Our West Moreton Home & Community Services based at Booval offer a number of community services including group outings, activities and respite services for our clients. To maintain this essential service, we require the support of volunteers, and are currently looking for volunteer Activities Assistants to work with our paid staff, supporting clients with various activities and group programs.
In particular we are seeking volunteers to help out our team: • Social bus outings Monday to Friday • Respite Centre services every second Monday
Skills & Qualities • Assist staff on bus outings for small groups of clients • Support staff with the respite centre activities • An interest in various activities and hobbies, which may include Arts & Crafts, sewing, bingo or other games • The motivation to make a difference in other people’s lives • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to relate to different ages and cultures • A patient, friendly and mature attitude and a respect for confidentiality and privacy • Maintain professional boundaries and work within the policies and procedures of Anglicare • Work with limited supervision and be able to take direction when required • Flexibility, commitment and ability to work both independently and within a team • Respect, care and courtesy towards others
Expectations Mandatory • National Police Certificate – undergo a national police check and we will coordinate and pay for this to be processed • Current Covid-19 Vaccination evidence
• Availability – at least one shift per week (4 hours)
• Consistency and reliability – willing to commit to an ongoing basis • Confidentiality & Professional Boundaries– this is critical to us and you will need to sign a Statement of Agreement • Two (2) referees – who are not relatives and can verify your character and interaction in the community (ie. Work Colleague, Church Elder, Community Leader, Doctor or other Professional)