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Volunteers for Accessible Beaches Project

  • Location: Surfers Paradise QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Time Required

    Saturdays and Public Holidays - 8am - 12 noon and or 12 noon - 4 pm ( 4 hourly shifts) Group of 4 persons per shift required. September 28 th to 2nd May 2020

  • Type of work
    • Disability Support
    • Safety & Emergency Services
    • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Training

    Specialist training by SPSLSC and VSA, including Mobi Chair operation and Disability Induction.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Reliability to be available on regular days.
    Attend the mandatory group training at the designated time and place. A Yellow Card wll be required and can be applied on your behalf by VSA.
    Wear the provided uniform as required.
    Have the ability to setup / pack up the equipment which may require physical agility.

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

Groups of 4 are required each shift. You can be an individual or a group who would like to volunteer during the summer months , one or more Saturdays September 28 th to 2nd May.2020 As a volunteer you will be required to carry out the following: Roll out the beach mats as per the instructions on location from the Volunteer Leader or Patrol Captain at the SP SLSC Setup the marquee(s) with the equipment Have the mobi-chairs and wheelchair equipment available “ready to go” under the marquee Have a table with the booking forms, sunscreen, assistive technology and other necessary equipment for use on the day Greet the person(s) who have made a booking and provide a demonstration on how to use the equipment Ensure the carer and user have signed the necessary paperwork to allow them to access the beach mats and/or the equipment Provide information to the person(s) concerned of the weather conditions and offer sunscreen and other assistive technology Be present and available to assist the person (and carer) when appropriate Provide a “helping hand” to anyone that wants to use the beach mats.


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