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Bus run and Day Centre Assistant volunteer

Skills, Training & Resource Service (STARS)
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Key Duties

Supporting clients to access and exit the bus safely Assist the coordinator with preparation and running of social and recreational activities such as craft activities\floor games and quizzes Providing companionship and conversation to clients Assist with morning tea and serving lunch Accompany bus driver to assist in pick up and drop off clients before and after activities

Skills

Friendly and patient Ability to be supportive and responsive and maintain clear calm communication Awareness of dignity and respect for clients To be non-directive and encourage participation whilst acknowledging the right of clients to decline activities

Benefits

All volunteers are supported by the activities coordinator. When beginning volunteering at Greenwood Cottage Support is available through an experienced volunteer. We value and actively recognise our volunteers in a way that is meaningful to them

Organisation background

The Benevolent Society has been caring for Australians and their communities for nearly 200 years Australia's first charity. Our purpose is to create caring and inclusive communities and a just society through our five values: Optimism, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and effectiveness.