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Ageing Day Centre Volunteer - Bexley - # 141937

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

    6 hours per week between 9am and 3pm, Mon, Tues, Wed or Fri

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Arts, Craft & Photography
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Food Preparation & Service
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Training

    Orientation and buddy system

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

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

Greenwood Cottage is a day centre in Bexley, offering social opportunities for older people living in the St George Area. We are run by The Benevolent Society. All successful volunteers will receive orientation/ induction and ongoing support in the role. Volunteers work closely with the staff and drivers to provide our clients with a safe supportive and comfortable experience. This includes going on the bus to pick up and drop of clients to their homes and assisting clients with activities whilst at the centre.

  • Supporting clients to access and exit the bus safely
  • Assisting clients with mobility needs
  • Assisting clients with craft activities, floor games and quizzes
  • Providing companionship and conversation to clients during transportation or activity time.

Benefits:

  • We value and actively recognise our volunteers both internally and externally in a way that is meaningful to them.
  • We on board volunteers as we do our staff to ensure they feel aligned, informed and safe to perform their duties.
  • We invest in developing opportunities to grow with us through training, performance review and upskilling or transitioning into employment.
  • We manage by engaging our volunteers in ways that enable them to feel valued, connected and successful in their role following on above the line culture.
  • Buddy up system in place.
  • Lunch is provided.


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