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Home Maintenance Assistant

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

    1 day per week Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role be a maximum of 15-16 hours per week.

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Garden Maintenance
    • Trades & Maintenance
  • Training

    • Orientation and Induction • Manual Handling • Other role specific training.

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    ~ General handyman or pruning experience would be advantageous but not necessary
    ~ Understanding of the needs of older people, people with disabilities and their carers an advantage
    ~ A suitable level of physical fitness to undertake duties associated with the role (manual handling component)
    ~ Ability to take direction and instruction, and to work as part of a team
    ~ Good communication skills and a positive friendly attitude
    ~ Reliable, honest, responsible, caring & committed

    Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance)

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

Handy people are required to join our Home Maintenance Team of volunteers who help our older residents in the City of Holdfast Bay region stay independent in their homes longer.

You will work closely with the team assisting with tasks including changing light globes and smoke alarm batteries, safety pruning, installing rails, replacing tap washers and basic home repairs.

We are looking for people who are semi-retired, retired or simply looking to expand their experience, knowledge and skills in a role that gives back to the community.

Monthly roster available.