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Volunteer Pastoral Carer

Churches of Christ in Qld
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About the role

You will be volunteering under the guidance of the Chaplain. Facilitating an empathetic approach to the care of residents and being able to provide 1:1 for residents with special needs. Assisting the Chaplain at church services within our facility and providing comfort for residents in a team environment.

About you

  • You will have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • You will have a religious ethos and an empathetic and understanding nature
  • You will be patient, friendly and outgoing
  • Following instructions and working in a cooperative way will be paramount in this role
  • A desire to have fun will go a long way!
  • A weekly or fortnightly commitment would be ideal

Training Requirements

Churches of Christ encourages all volunteers to complete training that is appropriate for their role. We do this to keep you and the people you will be supporting safe and healthy. Training occurs in a variety of ways and we will work with you to provide access and support.

When you accept a volunteer role, you will be asked to sign a Position Description that will clearly define the training requirements.

Have no fear, we make training as easy and accessible as possible!

Personal History Screening

All volunteers supporting vulnerable people require a current criminal history check. In Residential Aged Care and Community Care there are strict legislative requirements governing this.

What if I don't have a Police Check?

Don't worry - we can apply for one and cover the cost for you. As soon as you have passed the check, you will be able to volunteer.

Vaccination Requirements Please note, all volunteers within our residential and community aged care are required to be immunised for Influenza. It will also be mandatory for volunteers within our residential aged care to have received the COVID-19 vaccine and necessary boosters, as agreed by National Cabinet. We ask that you provide proof of these vaccinations as part of the onboarding process prior to commencing.