Assist, inform, refer! Would you like to be part of a friendly, supportive team assisting the Canberra Community to access appropriate services, support, volunteering roles and interest groups available to them? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you!
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Become a friend of a resident and make them days to be nicer.
If you are friendly, kind and enjoy a good chat, then we have the perfect volunteer position for you.
If you enjoy a good gathering of friends and love meeting new people then look no further, our “Happy Hour” assistant role could be perfect for you!
Members order supplies once a month. Volunteers will assist with checking orders, filling orders and either assigning them for collection or packing for postage.
Maintain and distribute materials for leisure activities including cards, table games, individual craft, Trivia and Bingo etc. Arrange for replacement and/or purchase of leisure activities. Understand members’ abilities, interests and need for variety.
Assist with Day Club activities such as group discussions, games, quizzes. Assist serving morning tea and Lunch to members. Orient new members and visitors, help them to feel at ease. Assist and encourage conversation between members.
Assist members in/out of vehicles and walk in/out of home and Club. Ensure use of seat belts. Must be available before and after Club meeting times.
Prepare venue before members arrive – unlocking, turn off security systems, turn on heating, set out furniture, fill and turn on the urn. At the end of the day, ensure venue is cleared, clean, tidy and secure and electrical appliances are off.
Responsible for preparing & leading the gentle exercise programme (GEP) provided by Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Understand the principles behind the GEP * ensure GEP is appropriate for frail, older adults.
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