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Craft Group Team Member

  • Location: Bruce ACT
  • Category: Health
  • Type of work
    • Arts, Craft, & Photography
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Wednesdays, 1:30-4pm, weekly

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Volunteers are required to have a current Working with Vulnerable People card, and meet the health requirements for working within a Hospital.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

The Craft Group runs craft sessions on Wednesday afternoons and make a variety of craft, as well as provide social interaction and entertainment for patients.

Skills, Experience and Attributes:

  • Good communication
  • An interest in craft
  • Empathy towards older people who are ill, have dementia or a mental health illness.
  • Happy to do some occasional preparation at home (all materials are provided by Calvary)
  • Volunteers must also demonstrate Calvary's values of Hospitality, Healing, Stewardship and Respect.

We ask for a minimum 12 month commitment to weekly volunteering. Volunteers are also required to hold a current Working with Vulnerable People card.

Successful volunteers will be trained, and oriented to the hospital and role. You will join a small team of existing volunteers, who brighten patient's Wednesday afternoons. The Volunteer Services Manager provides volunteers with ongoing support to undertake their role.


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