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Activities & Companionship Volunteers

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

    Any weekday. Times are flexible and negotiable by your availability to give 2 or more hours.

  • Suitable for
    • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
    • Groups of 10 or more
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Wheelchair Access
  • Type of work
    • Seniors & Aged Care
    • Arts, Craft & Photography
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    An induction, orientation and training will be provided on commencement

  • Reimbursement

    Any approved expenses incurred by a volunteer will be reimbursed

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Others

    Volunteers must have a certificate of flu vaccination to meet current government regulations.

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

Bluecare is committed to empowering people through disability services and independent and supported retirement living to live life their way by providing holistic care, service and companionship.

This volunteer opportunity will help us make a meaningful difference by engaging with residents and supporting their day to day activity lifestyle. There are many avenues to contribute using your unique skills and interests.

Opportunities Include:

  • One to one visits with residents,
  • Assisting the lifestyle officer to facilitate activities or
  • Sharing a hobby that residents can participate in,

Benefits of this opportunity include:

  • Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference
  • Enjoy social interaction with others
  • Do something new and different

No specific skills are required but any experience working with seniors would be advantageous. Required training provided at commencement.