Volunteer Visitors are needed to change the lives of people living in Residential Aged Care. Spend time with one or a small group of residents to build friendships and help out in a range of different activities to suit your interests.
Our Kentish & Knowles Court Aged Care Community is situated in the Sinnamon Village Precinct - 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park, and is looking for Volunteer Visitors to spend time with residents in the following ways:
- Volunteer Visitor for visits with individual residents
We are looking for Volunteer Visitors interested in providing ongoing friendship and company to an older person living in our residential aged care communities at risk of isolation. Time spent together can include chatting, playing games, going for a walk, working on a hobby, etc. or spending time together in one of the activities happening within the aged care community. Volunteer Visitor hours are available Monday to Friday between 9am and 3:30pm and times are negotiated prior to commencement. Visits are around one hour per week or fortnight.
- Volunteer Visitors for visits with small groups of residents
We are looking for Volunteer Visitors who would like to spend regularly scheduled time with small groups of residents to facilitate activities such as bingo, board games, discussion groups, reading a book, men’s shed, craft, singalong or an activity of your choice; all ideas are welcome! Volunteer Visitor hours are available Monday to Friday between 9am and 3:30pm and times are negotiated prior to the activity.
- Musician Volunteer Visitor
We are seeking volunteers who are talented at playing a musical instrument such as a piano or guitar. Commitment is flexible to suit your availability. Volunteer Visitor hours are available weekdays, Monday to Friday, between 9:30am and 12 noon and times are negotiated prior to the activity.
- Jewellery-Making Volunteer Visitor
We are looking for a Volunteer Visitor who would like to spend time with a small group of residents, assisting them with beading and jewellery-making. Volunteer Visitor hours are available two hours a week or fortnight, Monday to Friday, between 9am and 3pm and times are negotiated prior to the activity.
- Garden Maintenance and Pet Care Volunteer Visitor
A Volunteer Visitor is needed to assist our residents in maintaining their small garden areas and pot plants and looking after their pet birds. Volunteer Visitor hours are available Monday to Friday 9am till 4pm and times are negotiated prior to the activity. Weekends can be negotiated for this role also.
- Painting and Art Volunteer Visitor
We are looking for an artist or creative person who enjoys painting and can share their skills with a small group of residents. Volunteering hours for this role are Wednesday afternoons between 1:30pm and 3:30pm.
Volunteer Visitors follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and are not involved in providing personal care to the people they visit.
Wesley Mission Queensland is a welcoming and rewarding place to be a Volunteer Visitor, where you will meet many wonderful people and learn new skills that may assist you personally and professionally.
We look forward to hearing from you!