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Volunteer Cantonese Lifestyle Assistant - Auburn NSW

Irt Group

About the opportunity We are looking for a caring and committed volunteer Cantonese Lifestyle Assistant to assist in co-facilitating a Cantonese culturally based group at IRT Berala in Auburn. This group offers practical, social and emotional support to people from a Cantonese background. Key Responsibilities: • Provide a high quality customer service experience • Partner with the Lifestyle team to develop and implement an Cantonese support group • Co-facilitate the support group once a week or fortnight • Assist the Lifestyle team with setting up and packing away equipment and resources, pre and post group • Encourage and support residents from a Cantonese background to actively participate in the support group • Help serve morning and afternoon tea • Assist the Lifestyle team in evaluating the group- identify areas of growth and opportunities.

We’re looking for volunteers who: • Are interested in working with older people • Have experience in group facilitation (desirable) • Are warm, caring and compassionate • Are committed to working with older people from diverse backgrounds • Have good communication and interpersonal skills • Have basic manual handling skills or willingness to attend training • Are reliable, punctual and dedicated • Are clean and neat in appearance