ID: 111144

Fishing Volunteer - Albany

Recreation Regular - more than 6 months Albany WA

About this opportunity

Fishing is one of the most popular recreational activities in Australia. Until recently this activity has been difficult, if not impossible for many people with disabilities.

As a volunteer in this position you will help people with disabilities experience the fun of fishing, by: • Giving practical assistance to participants - setting up fishing gear, baiting and casting a line, and catch care; • Showing an awareness of current rules and regulations regarding recreational fishing; • Developing relationships with participants to enhance their self-esteem, life skills, awareness of the environment and experience a quality outdoor activity;

Volunteers are not expected to assist with personal care of participants as professional carers accompany all participants.

Uniforms, training and social events are provided to all volunteers.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

To be a volunteer you probably love the outdoors; really enjoy talking to people; love working as part of a team; enjoy the satisfaction of helping others to develop their independence; and more than likely really love fishing.

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

It is estimated that the program will run on a weekly basis for 2 hours each activity. The volunteers role will be dependent on individuals availability.

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Sport & Physical Activity

Induction; First Aid