ID: 196104

Become an Volunteer at Arana Hills Respite Centre

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Arana Hills QLD

About this opportunity

Address: Arana Hills Respite Centre - 2 Mitchell St, Arana Hills QLD 4054.

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Arana Hills Respite Centre is seeking volunteers!

Arana Hills Respite Centre is for older persons and people with special needs. It is a wonderful place to connect, meet people, and make new friends. Our services include centre-based day respite and a diverse range of programs and activities, social groups, and social outings.

We are currently looking for volunteers to join our vibrant and supportive team to assist with:

  • Scheduled daily programs
  • Table games with clients, including bingo, puzzles, scrabble, and dominos
  • Arts and craft
  • One-on-one time having conversations with clients, reading, or doing activities
  • Social groups, chats in small groups
  • Preparing, serving, and clearing refreshments
  • Simple exercises
  • Driving clients on outings or to and from their residences to the centre in company fleet vehicles (open QLD 'C' class licence required)
  • Playing an instrument
  • Sharing your special talents
  • Helping out where you can!

Volunteer times are flexible and are available Tuesday or Thursday between 9 am and 2 pm.

Arana Hills Respite Centre is a welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer. You will meet many wonderful people from various backgrounds and learn new skills that may assist you personally and professionally.

There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:

  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Great education opportunities
  • We supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Invites to special events
  • Being part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of people in our community.

Volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan, provide proof they have received two primary COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement, and do not provide personal care.

Please visit our website to learn more about Wesley Mission Queensland.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . NDIS screening check .

All applicants will be forwarded a link to a quick online registration form with their expression of interest notification. This form must be completed and returned to be considered for the position. Once we have received your form, we will contact you to discuss the position further.

Time Required

Volunteer times are flexible and are available Tuesday or Thursday between 9 am and 2 pm.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • People Learning English
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Seniors & Aged Care

Local orientation and access to Wesley Mission Queensland education opportunities are available