ID: 171827

Volunteer - Health & Wellness

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Huntfield Heights SA

About this opportunity

Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc. are seeking volunteers who can assist in supporting residents/clients to stay active and live their best life at Onkaparinga Lodge Residential Care, located in Huntfield Heights.

Volunteers have many skills and life experiences that can assist in enhancing the quality of life of our residents by creating opportunities for them to blossom. We look forward to hearing from you if you are interested in any of the following Health & Wellness roles:

• Supporting exercise groups run by our fitness instructor • Assisting lifestyle teams with fun fitness activities and walking groups • Encouraging residents to engage in safe, effective and simple exercises to improve balance, strength and mobility

Time required: We appreciate the commitment and support of our volunteers and work with each one to arrange the most suitable days and times for them to volunteer with us. Any time you give is valuable, be it 3 days a week or a few hours per month.

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

All volunteers require the following;

• A current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of Aged Care, or be willing to obtain one
• Evidence you have received the 2021 Influenza Vaccination

In addition, as per the Australian Government mandate for Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF), Southern Cross Care requires that all volunteers based at a RACF are to be vaccinated, and require proof that they have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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

Any time you give is valuable, be it 3 days a week or a few hours per month.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Seniors & Aged Care

Onboarding includes a training guide of 10 modules. Lots of on-the-job training too.