ID: 6886

Fishability Program Volunteer

Disability Services Regular - more than 6 months Applecross WA

About this opportunity

With the support from a team of volunteers, and with the use of modified rods, reels and vessel, we cater for children and adults living in our communities with disabilities, offering fishing experiences in a safe and welcoming environment. Our program is delivered year round with regular jetty and boat schedules. . Volunteers play a critical role in assisting in shore and boat based fishing activities. Volunteers assist with setting up fishing gear, baiting and casting a line and catch care. Fishability are currently dividing the Perth Metro Program to accommodate a north of the river and a south of the river program. Both programs will be sourced with a trailer, fishing equipment, safety and rescue equipment etc

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

On the job training, induction and a uniform is provided. Volunteers usually assist with one activity per month (between 2 and 3 hours duration).Fishability is looking for volunteers who love fishing and who enjoy helping others to develop independence and experience the excitement of catching a fish. Experience with fishing is not necessary, but all volunteers must have a positive and empathetic nature.

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

mornings weekdays

Type of work
  • Disability Support
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Tutoring & Coaching

On the job orientation


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