ID: 160908

Various Volunteers Roles

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Cowandilla SA

About this opportunity

We seek volunteers to work with our Hospitality and Maintenance teams, depending on your interests and skills. Speakers of other languages will be most welcome, particularly Vietnamese, Cantonese, Italian and Greek speakers.

  • Catering needs volunteers to visit residents individually and record menu selections for their meals. This can be done on any day of the week.

  • Do you enjoy pottering in the garden? Many residents have an interest in gardening, and you would be a welcome companion, together planting herbs and flowers, and possibly preparing raised garden beds. All gardening items are supplied. 2-3 hours any day Monday - Friday.

  • Assist Laundry staff in delivering and putting away clothing whilst having a chat with the residents. The role may also involve labelling clothing, but there is no sewing involved! 2-3 hours any day Monday - Saturday

  • Our Cafe is ideal if you enjoy building relationships with residents and families, serving light meals or snacks. This position is ideal for people with a cheerful disposition. Midday - 2.00pm on any day Monday – Friday

  • Kitchen staff will welcome your baking skills, and then residents will enjoy you delivering morning tea around the facility and having a chat along the way. 7.00am - 10.00am any day.

  • Another Kitchen need is for Volunteers to prepare meals for our residents on modified diets - pureed and minced meals, which are presented in enticing forms. 10.00am-3.00pm any day

Time Required

Various lengths of time and days as mentioned above

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

All volunteers require a police clearance for the purposes of Aged Care, which will be facilitated by Calvary, and evidence of vaccination against influenza. You will be provided with induction, training and on-going support.