Volunteer with Vinnies to make a difference for those in need. For some Vinnies volunteers, this is a chance to give something back to the community, to use their skills and experience to make a difference in the lives of people who need assistance the most. For others, it is a chance to develop new skills, experience and meet like minded people in a supportive environment.
- Kenmore Queensland
- Category: Seniors & Aged Care
- Types of work: Arts, Craft & Photography, Disability Support, Seniors & Aged Care
Volunteer to change lives. Yours included. 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 #UnitingCareQLD
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Enjoy a rewarding role in our great thrift store Yesterdays Thrift Shop in Paddington. Volunteers are needed for sorting and moving donations from the yard area (lifting up to ~7 kg). We sell second hand clothing, homewares, books and more.
Enjoy a rewarding role in our great thrift store Yesterdays Thrift Shop in Paddington. The variety of roles includes customer service, stock sorting, pricing, rotating and merchandising. Volunteers are also needed for sorting and moving donations from the yard area (some heavy lifting). We sell second hand clothing, homewares, books and more.
Enjoy a rewarding role in our great thrift store Yesterdays Thrift Shop in Indooroopilly. The variety of roles includes customer service, stock sorting, pricing, rotating and merchandising. We sell second hand clothing, homewares, books and more.
EVENT SET UP TEAM – The event setup team will operate mostly through the week setting up the start/finish lines and various checkpoints. This involves the driving, loading and unloading of trucks, utes, and trailers. Join us and be a part of a fun team setting up ready for our amazing competitors Volunteer roles available 26 - 28 May
Your role will require you to service the Information tent at the Kokoda Challenge Event Village. Here you will be amongst the excitement of the start/finish line. Volunteer roles available 28 - 29 May
This role assists the Checkpoint (CP) Captain in setting up the CP and preparing for the first competitors. The CP assistant role is to cheer on and direct competitors in and out of the CP and ensures the participant's cross-timing mats and that water is always available. You will need to check there is toilet paper in toilets and other duties as directed by the CP Captain. The final CP assistants on shift will help with the pack down and clean up of the site
This hands-on role prepared all food for all the volunteers in the central kitchen. You will be making sandwiches and support volunteers from the finish line hub with a hot drink. Volunteers are required for Saturday 28th May and/or Sunday 29th May
This role is for the patient hikers as you will follow the last team through the course ensuring not to pass any teams or participants. Along the way you will pick up all track marking ribbon and signage along course and take to next checkpoint. You can do one section of the course or elect to do the entire event but you will only ever move as quick as the slowest team. Radio provided.
The role will see you mark all tracks (or sections of the track) as per track marking instructions issued by KYF. Signs & equipment are provided but you will need at least three in the team and walking shoes! This role is usually performed up to one week out from the event. Volunteers required for Friday 27th May
As a Registrations volunteer you will be assisting to hand out the registration packs and T-shirts. This is done on Friday and Saturday (prior to the event start). Volunteers required for Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May
Information Officer This role requires 2 people on shift, you will help participants and support crews with any questions (you will be provided with a list of FAQS) and directions as required. You will allocate and register returned equipment as per supplied schedule You may be called on to assist with tasks at the finish line as required by the start/finish line manager or marshal Volunteers required for Saturday 28th May
Merchandise Officer You will assist with the setup of merchandise for sale through EFT/cash systems. Assist with sales and keeping the tent area tidy and well presented. Refilling of stock as required and assisting customers. Volunteers required for Saturday 28th May
Mobile Food Pantry Officer Delivering snacks and meals to the start/finish line and checkpoints around the course. Setting up food, tea, and coffee supplies for the kitchen, and collecting supplies from suppliers and any other ad hoc tasks Volunteers required for Saturday 28th May