ID: 214121

🎲 Activity Assistant (Brisbane, Rothwell)

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Rothwell QLD

About this opportunity

💙 Volunteer to change lives. Yours included.

This volunteer opportunity will help to make a meaningful difference by engaging with residents and assisting the lifestyle team by contributing to the diversity of day to day activities.

This volunteer opportunity will help residents live life in all its fullness by engaging residents in activities and leisure opportunities. The social interaction, mental stimulation and physical activity that stems from these activities is a valuable part of our residents day and the care provided. From playing games to singing or simply enjoying a cup of tea with a resident; there is no limit to the unrealized opportunities to contribute using your own personal interests and hobbies.  

We welcome volunteers to share, whatever your skills, passions and availability may be, with our residents to help make their day.

The facility is set on one level with beautiful gardens areas and pathways throughout.   There are 5 lodges set out over the grounds with 30 residents living in each lodge.  We have a community hall, coffee shop and hairdresser on site and a real community feel.  We value our volunteers, their skills and unique contributions to our residents and the lifestyle team.

What you’ll be doing:

️- Assist with activities. ️- Interacting with residents participating in the activity ️- Assisting residents to and from activities ️- Visiting with residents 1-1 for conversation, reminiscence and friendship.

🎁 What’s in it for you?

️- Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference ️- Enjoy social interaction with others ️- To meet mutual obligations, student placement hours or other requirements

☑️ Skills and experience important for this role include:

A special talent or interest not essential.   

▪ Volunteers must have a valid Flu vaccination ▪ Volunteers must undergo mandatory education annually. ▪ Please note that it will take 2-4 weeks for checks to be completed before undertaking induction, orientation to commence in this role.

This role is accessible for people using:

  • A wheelchair or mobility device
  • Accessible toilets
  • An assistance animal

UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access. If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview.

💙 Trusted for generations. Iconic in Queensland, officially trusted by Australia. We’re an award-winning care provider, recognised as Australia’s Most Trusted Brand in Queensland for home care and residential care services. It’s a testament to both the quality of our work and the relationships we’ve built since 1953.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. NDIS screening check .

Reference Checks
NDIS Workers Screening check
National Police check

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

🕑 Times: Anytime 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm) 📅 Days: ▪️ Weekdays 💍 Commitment: Get started from as little as 3-4 hours Fortnightly

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Arts, Craft & Photography
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Seniors & Aged Care