ID: 179603

Want to support people to remain healthy, active and connected? South Melbourne

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months South Melbourne VIC

About this opportunity

Are you passionate about supporting people to remain healthy, active and connected to their community? Uniting Social Support Program is seeking Volunteers who are interested in facilitating activities at SouthPort Centre based group, South Melbourne. SouthPort offers participants the opportunity to engage in a range of social activities including art, craft and light exercise to name a few.

This role requires an outgoing, enthusiastic volunteer with effective communication skills and an ability to create positive interactions with the participants of the group. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively in a team environment to actively and safely engage participants in the activity. Apply and develop your group facilitation skills whilst making a valuable contribution to your community!

Facilitate activities including: • Bus driving • IT knowledge • Exercise and movement • Cooking/meal planning and preparation • Dance steps to music • Tai Chi

As a valued member of the Social Support Team, you will have access to ongoing training and development, opportunities to meet new people and develop new skills. You will have support from a dedicated volunteer coordinator who will assist you throughout your volunteer journey. You will be volunteering to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice to make an impact in your community. Interested? For further information, please contact 13 93 75 and quote CA-JUL-97.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

It is a condition of engagement that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

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

Weekly, on any weekday.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Sport & Physical Activity

Full induction, training and ongoing professional development