ID: 214321

🎲Activities Assistant (Biloela)

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Biloela 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.

As a volunteer, you'll work closely with the Team Leader and other staff members to provide the people we serve with a unique experience every session. You'll collaborate with the team to create engaging activities and accompany the people we serve on outings to encourage their socialization within the group or the community.

The Callide Valley Center is a moderate-sized facility that usually caters to 8-15 participants on a weekly basis, primarily on Mondays and Thursdays. Our team consists of a one-on-one support staff member and two activity coordinators who engage the people we serve with various activities. We also organise community outings for the people we serve whenever possible. Our hospitality officer provides morning tea and meals to the people we serve during their visit.

What you’ll be doing:

️- Assist set up and clean up of organised activities ️- Interact and assist the people we serve to participate ️- Assist in the distribution of meals ️- Assist the people we serve in and out of vehicles.

🎁 What’s in it for you?

️- Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference ️- Gain invaluable workplace experience ️- Build, maintain or contribute specialised skill sets

☑️ Skills and experience important for this role include:

No prior experience required.

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 *.

▪️ Reference Checks
▪️ National Police check

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

🕑 Times: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm 📅 Days: ▪️ Monday & Thursday 💍 Commitment: Get started from as little as 5-10 hours Weekly

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Arts, Craft & Photography
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care