ID: 119980

Gardening Volunteer

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Ingle Farm SA

About this opportunity

Role Requirements:

  • Must be able to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Facilitate gardening/ outdoor program and associated activities and conversations on a regular 1:1 basis
  • When required, collect residents to attend functions
  • Provide social and emotional support to nominated residents
  • Assist residents to participate and attend group and/ or individual sessions
  • Check equipment, supply needs & ensure materials are ready for the activities
  • Carry out duties as required and be able to work alongside others
  • Comfortable interacting with residents - great listening and conversation skills, able to make people feel good about themselves and put a smile on their faces

Additional requirements

- Must be prepared to undertake mandatory training as required including wheelchair training (no lift policy)
- Adhere to WHS requirements, Helping Hand procedure & policies
- Must have or be willing to apply for a National Police Clearance (no cost)

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).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

Time Required

We have rolls to fill Mondays to Fridays 9.30 am – 3.30 pm (times negotiable)

Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Seniors & Aged Care