ID: 155700

Fishability Bunbury Volunteer

Disability Services Regular - more than 6 months Bunbury WA

About this opportunity

Fishability is currently establishing a fishing program in Bunbury, which will enable adults and children with special needs the opportunity to participate in recreational fishing. As a volunteer in this position you will help people with disabilities experience the fun of fishing by:

  • Giving practical assistance - 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 support workers accompany all participants.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Commitment to the ethos and values of Fishability, ability to work as part of a team, enjoy interacting with and supporting people with disabilities, WWC and Police Clearance (obtained on appointment and payable by Agency)

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

2-3 hours per month (more if wanted). Fishability usually has a 6-7 week break over the summer months and a 10-12 week break over the winter months.

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Sport & Physical Activity
Training

Induction, first aid

Reimbursement

Occasional tea/coffee; lunch, uniforms and social functions provided