We are seeking compassionate and reliable volunteers in the vicinity of TRINITY BEACH, and WHITE ROCK QLD for our Community Visitors Scheme - whereby lonely seniors receive regular visits to their homes by volunteers for a cup of tea and a chat for half an hour a week or one hour a fortnight. The Community Visitors’ Scheme is a federally funded program, established to promote links between elderly people living in their own homes or within aged care residences and friendly volunteer visitors.
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Community Visitors Scheme – Rebuilding connections through companionship St John Ambulance Queensland has been engaged by the Commonwealth Department of Health to deliver this service across the state of Queensland from January 2019. We welcome you to be part of St John Ambulance’s community of people committed to delivering this valuable service in Townsville.
Have you thought about starting your own walking group? It’s a great way to be social and stay active – and we’ll support you all the way! Taigum Square Shopping Centre is starting a fun, free and easy walking group. We are seeking a volunteer Walk Organiser to help keep the group walking – and we’ll support you with ongoing training and resources.
Group 61 is a Volunteer Befriending Program and we are seeking volunteers. Our Volunteers are matched with a Friend (a person socially isolated and with a lived experience of mental illness). Ideally, you will meet up for a couple of hours a week to partake in an activity such as going for a walk in the park, for a coffee or to the library. A long term commitment of up to 1 year preferred if possible. Location varies, Helensvale to Burleigh areas, depending on your matched friend.
Assist the Divisional Therapist with the day to day activities plan . You will help organise setting up of activities, organisation of weekly planner and day to day admin and activity organisation. A component of your day will be filing and paperwork as required and directed by the Div. Therapist. Initiative, commitment and reliability with ability to take direction and basic computer and organisational skills. Monday to Friday (C) Shifts Available: 8.30am - 3pm (C)
This position is ideal for anyone passionate about mental health, wellness, or self care, with a "can do" cooperative attitude. Our retreats are designed to nurture and support individuals with extremely stressful and demanding home lives. You will be working with a team of dedicated and talented professionals to help provide carers with some much needed R&R.
We are looking for volunteers to work with a group of young people with a disability. You will be part of a fun, friendly and caring Activities Team, going on either outings or assisting with games and activities in our lovely Coomera Day Respite Centre. You will also help as a driver with picking up in a Blue Care car, some of our clients to bring to the Centre. This is a wonderful role for someone who has empathy, patience and a cheerful outgoing personality and is ready to roll up their slee
Thursday is our Fun day! Blue Care Center Based Respite Center in Coomera is currently looking for a volunteer to assist our Day Respite clients . If you enjoy crafts, games, fun activities, outings in the company of older people then this could be the ideal volunteer role for you.
Want to make an impact in your local community? Support our Springfield service at their upcoming Art Exhibit!
Are you a creative person and have experience in art you can share with others? Our John Wesley Gardens Aged Care Community at Geebung is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist residents at their weekly art workshop.
Nash Court Aged Care Community, 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park Qld 4073 Do you enjoy going on bus trips? Our Nash Court Aged Care Community at Sinnamon Park are seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to be involved with assisting residents on their weekly bus trips and keeping them company while travelling.
Assist residents in maintaining their independence and quality of life! Our Wesley Mission Queensland St Marks aged care community at Chermside is seeking volunteers to assist with the resident lifestyle program on week day afternoons.
Regis Chelmer requires Volunteer Companions with suitable pets for one on one visits each week for 1 to 2 hours between 9am - 4pm.
Assist the Divisional Therapist with the day to day activities plan . You will help organise setting up of activities, organisation of weekly planner and day to day admin and activity organisation. A component of your day will be filing and paperwork as required and directed by the Div. Therapist. Initiative, commitment and reliability with ability to take direction and basic computer and organisational skills. Monday to Friday Shifts Available: 8.30am - 3pm (C)
Share your language and companionship during weekly friendly visits with a elderly person living in an Aged Care facility.
MiCare is a non-for-profit organisation who provides services to people from a range of ethnic backgrounds. we are proud to be a culturally and linguistically diverse organisation that assist people from a non-Australian background. We are looking for Lithuanian or German-speaking volunteers to share their language and warm companionship weekly or fortnightly with an elderly Lithuanian man in an Aged Care Facility in Manly West Qld.
Assist Care and Activity Staff with activities to enhance the lives of residents on a one on one basis. Have a chat, enjoy morning tea, generally assisting where required and sharing quality time with the residents. If you have empathy and understanding for our aged and frail seniors and would like to assist, this may suit you. Days Available: Monday to Friday Shifts Available: 8.30am - 12 noon OR 12 noon - 3 pm. Any day of the week negotiable with Coordinator.
Activity Assistants are required to assist our elderly residents enjoy a range of activities. Ideally you will be a friendly and outgoing person . Have good communication skills (particularly in spoken English) and enjoy the company of elderly people. Tallebudgera - Monday- Friday between the hours of 9am-3.30pm Saturday- 10am-12pm.
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As a federally funded program, the Community Visitors’ Scheme aims to enrich the quality of life of residents at aged care or their own homes, who may be socially isolated or lonely, by paying regular visits. We are looking for volunteers to have a yarn and a cuppa with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders around Australia through skype or face to face visits for half an hour per week or one hour a fortnight.
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