ID: 202297

Walking Group Volunteers - Queanbeyan - # 202297

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Queanbeyan NSW

About this opportunity

Warrigal is an award-winning, for-purpose community-owned organisation that provides a range of retirement living and aged care services in the Illawarra, Southern Highlands, Queanbeyan, and Canberra regions. For over 50 years, we've been dedicated to creating inspiring, supportive, and connected communities for older people, and are proud to be innovative leaders of best practice.

As a Walking Group Volunteer at Warrigal Queanbeyan, you'll be part of an experienced and dedicated team, supporting residents in engaging and enjoyable recreational activities that promote physical well-being.

Walking Group Volunteers will:

  • Lead and accompany residents on group walks, ensuring their safety and enjoyment.

  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere during the walking sessions.

  • Provide assistance and encouragement to residents as needed.

  • Engage residents in meaningful conversation.

  • Demonstrate patience, empathy, and a passion for outdoor activities.

  • Collaborate effectively with staff and fellow volunteers to enhance residents' experiences.

By volunteering with Warrigal, you can experience the fulfilment of giving back while enjoying the outdoors and reaping the rewards of enriching the lives of older people through physical activity.

We offer flexible days (Monday to Friday) and times (mornings). If you can only commit to one day of volunteering, that is absolutely fine.

Benefits:

*Be part of a vibrant and caring community.

*Develop new friendships and connections.

*Make a positive impact on the lives of our residents.

*Gain valuable experience in organising recreational activities.


Additional requirements

Medical Check *. National Police Certificate *.

Warrigal covers the cost of obtaining a police check.

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

We offer flexible days (Monday to Friday) and times (mornings). If you can only commit to one day of volunteering, that is absolutely fine.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Sport & Physical Activity
Training

Initial mandatory training, orientation/induction and ongoing training and support as required.