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Activity Companion (Boonah)

UnitingCare - Queensland
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Blue Care - Live life your way. For more than 65 years Blue Care has been committed to empowering you to live life your way. Today, our people make more than three million visits to Queenslanders each year, providing the same holistic care, service and companionship that’s been our hallmark since the very beginning. We put our customers and their loved ones first, and this focus on individuals has helped us become one of Queensland’s largest and most trusted providers of in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and independent and supported retirement living.

This volunteer opportunity will help to make a meaningful difference by engaging with residents and contributing to the diversity of day to day activities and/or entertainment options available to participate in.

This volunteer opportunity will assist clients live life in all its fullness by engaging clients in a diverse range of activities. The social interaction, mental stimulation and physical activity that stems from these activities is a valuable part of our clients day and the care provided. From arts and crafts, quizzes & word games, gardening, shopping trips, to singing or simply enjoying a cup of tea with a client; there is no limit to the unrealised opportunities to contribute using your own personal interests and hobbies.
We welcome volunteers to share, whatever your skills, passions and availability may be, with our clients to help make their day.

Fassifern Community Care Centre provides a personal experience that's designed to give clients the opportunity to socialise, develop new skills and hobbies through a range of group and one on one activities. Our Compassionate team strives to support clients independence by forging real relationships with clients as well as their families/friends. Health & happiness is the main aim whilst focusing on community well being.

Tasks involved include: ▪ Activity preparations and packing ▪ Interacting with clients participating in the activity

This is a great opportunity to:

  • Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference
  • Enjoy social interaction with others
  • Do something new and different

Skills Required: ▪ A special talent or interest not essential.
▪Though not mandatory, it is recommended that volunteers have a valid Flu vaccination (certificate/letter) Please note that it will take 2-4 weeks for checks to be completed before undertaking induction, orientation to commence in this role.

Other Information:

  • Smart casual dress standard
  • Access to staff kitchen facilities available
  • Access to staff restrooms available

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 interview.