ID: 163342

Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House Charities North Australia

Family Services Regular - more than 6 months Douglas QLD

About this opportunity

About Us: Ronald McDonald House North Australia provides accommodation for families of seriously ill and injured children. We proudly represent a growing population in North Australia and support a number of different families from all backgrounds; from the Outback to the Cape and some overseas families.

All guests, staff and volunteers embrace the special gifts and experience of each other and we are all focused on enabling the children to live healthier, happier lives. Though, without the many talents of our amazing Volunteers - our Charity will not be the amazing place it is.

The Person: • A friendly, nurturing, trustworthy, patient, compassionate, tolerant, reliable and vigilant character • Open and accepting of diversity; able to demonstrate empathy • Customer orientated, outgoing, confident and proactive • Team player whilst able to work autonomously • Good communicator, able to engage with a wide range of people • Committed to understanding and contributing to the Ronald McDonald House Charities North Australia Mission and Vision • Able to adhere to policies and procedures • Able to maintain strict confidentiality • Be able to seek guidance when required

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

As part of volunteering with Ronald McDonald House Charities North Australia, you will need to successfully complete our induction process. We will help you apply for a Working with Children Check if you do not already have a Blue Card and a National Criminal Check, as a child's protection and welfare is at the heart of the work that we do to support seriously ill children and their families.

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

The successful applicant would be required to complete our volunteer training, with all other training provided on the job.