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Social Support Program - Men's Shed Carpenter Volunteer

  • Location: Reservoir VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Time Required

    a minimum of a day a week ( Fridays) between the hours of 9.30 and 2.30pm - some flexibility on start and finish times.

  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Trades & Maintenance
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Training

    No Training required.

  • Reimbursement


  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    DWES Statutory Declaration and Consent form

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Volunteers usually participate 1 day a week FRIDAY between the hours of 10.00 am to 2.00 pm per day. These are the key responsibilities;

  • Train participants on OHS principles specializing in carpentry and joinery.
  • Train participants on basic carpentry, joinery, painting and finishing skills.
  • Supervise all carpentry projects while at the men’s shed.
  • Together with their supervisor acquire resources for projects.

Selection Criteria

  • Advanced carpentry and joinery skills and experience
  • OHS Knowledge and experience in particular relating to the use of carpentry tools, manual handling and hazardous chemicals.
  • An open, caring and nonjudgmental approach to others


  • Experience in adult training
  • An understanding of multicultural and diverse communities