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Respite Program Assistant - Castle Hill and Dural - # 7522

  • Location: Castle Hill NSW, Dural NSW
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Disability Support
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    Flexible hours over 7 days, between 9am - 10.30pm volunteers are required to complete a shift max 6 hours.

  • Training

    Orientation Training provided every Tuesday 10.30 - 4.30pm at Baulkham Hills

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

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

Volunteers are required to assist respite staff with day to day running of the house and activities such as outings for clients. House duties may include food preparation and general cleaning.

Volunteers will benefit from meeting new people, learning new skills, assisting people with disabilities and the satisfaction from knowing that they are giving back to the community.

A high level of spoken English is required for this role and the ability to interact with people with disabilities and take direction from paid staff. Volunteers will work within a team environment. Some experience working with people with disabilities highly desirable. Volunteers with an interest in the area of disability care is essential as a commitment to this role is beneficial for the volunteer and clients.

Volunteering NSW’s Volunteer Referral Service assists individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills, location and time available to volunteer.

Be sure to provide a phone number on your Expression of Interest, so we can contact you without delay.

If this your first time volunteering or your first time volunteering in Australia you may wish to attend Volunteering NSW’s Bridge to Volunteering information seminar held every Friday to learn more about volunteering, how to choose the right volunteer job, the benefits of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer. Details on how to register for this seminar will be included on the email you receive when you Express Interest in this role.


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