ID: 94840

Volunteer Activity Assistant

Seniors & Aged Care Regular - more than 6 months Lightsview SA

About this opportunity

Role Requirements

  • Must be able to maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Assist in preparation, set up for and participation in various activities.
  • When required, collect residents to attend functions.
  • Check equipment and supply needs, and prepare for the activities.
  • Participate/assist with lifestyle activities – e.g. walking groups, art, craft, bingo, board games, group social functions, entertainment/musical performances and movies.
  • Carry out duties as delegated and be able to work alongside others.
  • Volunteers must be punctual and reliable, have a friendly positive attitude towards other team members and must enjoy working with people who are elderly, frail and cognitively impaired.
  • Be prepared to attend any mandatory training sessions as required.
  • Must have or willing to apply for a National Police Check (at no cost).
  • Abide by all policies and procedures and OH&S protocol.
  • Have current seasonal influenza vaccination.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Others .

Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemics, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the Sate or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

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

Monday to Friday 9:30am – 4:00pm (Days/Time negotiable).

Suitable for
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care