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February Volunteer Positions

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Palliative Care Unit Volunteer

Description:  An on Hospital  Cottage has a purpose built 10 bed inpatient Palliative Care Unit in Caloundra. They require volunteers at the Unit to help create a welcoming and homely environment for patients, families and visitors. If you are successful you will be engaged in carrying out a number of tasks including such things as tidying common areas, reading to clients, playing games, watering and looking after flowers, having a laugh and chatting to residents.

  • Ensuring common areas are tidy and comfortable. Activities available. Appropriate books and magazines available.
  • Keeping flowers tidy and watered and placing them in available clean vases.
  • Ensuring patient rooms have items such as tissues, appropriate CDs.
  • Supporting patients and visitors if appropriate – a laugh, a chat, a distraction.
  • Helping patients and family to find things on the unit and making cups of tea etc.
  • Attending  to the coffee machine.

Other tasks:

As negotiated with the Coordinator, volunteers are rostered to attend at various times. Other specific activities/roles include bringing in a special morning tea, taking round the drinks trolley, helping to keep the garden colourful and healthy, looking after electronic equipment (CD and DVD players etc.) and much more.

Requirements:Patience, independence, initiative, a calm demeanor, the ability to accept instruction and willingness to pitch are important assets for this position. Being comfortable with the dying process is a necessity. A Blue Card is required but can be organised for you.
Location: Caloundra
Commitment: Regular – more than 6 months
Time Required: Usually about 2 hours per shift. One to two shifts a week desirable. Any day Monday to Sunday and Public Holidays
Training: Infection control, fraud, code of ethics, confidentiality etc. Task specific on job training.
Reimbursement: Tea and coffee provided
Transport: You will have your own transport preferably but there is a bus route nearby for those local to Caloundra
Volunteers needed: 8

Contact:

Ph: (07) 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Gardener

Description: An organisation seeks a volunteer at their patient accommodation facility in Nambour. The house is a 20 bedroom accommodation facility that accommodates patients and their families and carers who are accessing the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services. Your volunteering position will be as a gardener helping to keep the facility in good condition.

You will be required to carry out general, light duties including:

  • Weeding.
  • Planting.
  • Pruning.
  • Watering.
  • Keeping the general maintenance and appearance of the grounds and gardens.

Requirements: You will be required to hold a Blue Card and undertake a National Police check. These will be organised for you.

Availability: 5 hours per week (approx). Whatever amount volunteer would like to contribute

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

General Maintenance Volunteer

Description: This organisation is seeking volunteers at their patient accommodation facility in Nambour.  This organisation is the provider of a house with a 20 bedroom accommodation facility that accommodates patients and their families and carers who are accessing the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services. A handyperson is needed to help keep the facility in good condition.

The position will include general and light maintenance duties such as:

  • Fixing and repairing furniture.
  • Replacing light globes.
  • Repairing hand rails in bedrooms.
  • Minor electrical repairs (if qualified.)
  • Fixing shelving etc.
  • Repairs to screen doors and flyscreens.
  • High pressure cleaning of outside area and playground.
  • Unblocking of drains.

Requirements: While no qualifications are required specifically for the general duties, if you are undertaking any electrical, plumbing or structural works you will need specific qualifications and tickets to conduct your work. You will also be required to either have or acquire a Blue Card and a National Police Check. However, these can be arranged by the organisation.

Reimbursement: Tea/coffee/morning tea

Transport: Own transport required.

Availability: 5 hours a week. Hours and days negotiable.

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Arts Space Assistant Curator

Description: As arts space assistant curator you would help assist artists who are holding exhibitions in the planning of their exhibitions, promotion, setup and take down of their work.

Requirements: Ideally the volunteer will have good computer and communication skills and have a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Spreadsheets – some training may be possible in these areas. An arts background or interest in art and cultural heritage would be helpful to be able to curate exhibitions in the arts space. Having skills in photography, Adobe Illustrator, Creative Suite and Photoshop or similar software would be of great benefit in this position but are not essential.

Commitment: Regular – less than 6 months
Time Required: Fridays 10 am to 3 pm with the possibility of more hours
Training: Some training will be available
Transport: Public transport is limited to Eumundi so having a vehicle would be preferred

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Hospitality Volunteers

Description: An historical house in Yandina requires volunteers to greet and serve light refreshments to the many visitors who come to the house. If you are mature, have a sense of humour, great people skills and prepared to do whatever is required, you’re the person this organisation is looking for.

Volunteers will be working in an air conditioned environment. We prefer mature volunteers, who can be relied on to open the house and prepare for the day to serve tea/coffee and light refreshments to visitors. They will be telling Yandina stories and cleaning up afterwards. People skills are essential because of the regular contact with visitors and the local community.
You will also be required to do minimal paperwork, head count and recording. 

Commitment:

  • Regular – more than 6 months
  • 9 am – 3 pm (Yandina Historic House is open from 9.30 am to 2.20 pm) Monday to Sunday (7 days per week, excluding public holidays).
  • Days negotiable.

Training: Training and induction will be provided.

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Handyman

Description: A volunteer is needed with carpentry and minor building repair skills for an organisation in Shelly Beach. The person needs to be pleasant, punctual and reliable.

Requirements: Working with Children Blue Card and National Police Certificate.

Commitment: Regular – more than 6 months

Time Required: Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 3.00 pm

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Grounds Maintenance

Description: a volunteer is needed at an organisation in Shelly Beach who enjoys working in an outdoor environment helping out the groundsman. Tasks include using a push mower, ride on mower, whipper sniper, hedger etc.

Requirements: A working with Children Blue Card and National Police Certificate are required. (Available Online). Assistance to obtain can be given if required.

Commitment: Regular – more than 6 months

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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Palliative Care Unit Volunteer – Caloundra (Position ID: 131052)

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Description:  An on Hospital  Cottage has a purpose built 10 bed inpatient Palliative Care Unit in Caloundra. They require volunteers at the Unit to help create a welcoming and homely environment for patients, families and visitors. If you are successful you will be engaged in carrying out a number of tasks including such things as tidying common areas, reading to clients, playing games, watering and looking after flowers, having a laugh and chatting to residents.

  • Patience, independence, initiative, a calm demeanor, the ability to accept instruction and willingness to pitch are important assets for this position. Being comfortable with the dying process is a necessity. General Tasks would include
  • Ensuring common areas are tidy and comfortable. Activities available. Appropriate books and magazines
    available.
  • Keeping flowers tidy and watered and placing them in available clean vases.
    Ensuring patient rooms have items such as tissues, appropriate CDs.
  • Supporting patients and visitors if appropriate – a laugh, a chat, a distraction.
  • Helping patients and family to find things on the unit and making cups of tea etc.
    Attending  to the coffee machine.

Other tasks:

As negotiated with the Coordinator, volunteers are rostered to attend at various times. Other specific activities/roles include bringing in a special morning tea, taking round the drinks trolley, helping to keep the garden colourful and healthy, looking after our electronic equipment (CD and DVD players etc.) and much more.

Requirements: A Blue Card is required but can be organised for you.
Location: Caloundra
Commitment: Regular – more than 6 months
Time Required: Usually about 2 hours per shift. One to two shifts a week desirable. Any day Monday to Sunday and Public Holidays
Accessible: No

Age Range: 18 to 105

Training: Infection control, fraud, code of ethics, confidentiality etc. Task specific on job training.
Reimbursement: Tea and coffee provided
Transport: You will have your own transport preferably but there is a bus route nearby for those local to Caloundra
Volunteers needed: 8

Urgent: Yes

Contact:

  • Phone: (07) 5443 8256

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Description: The Sunshine Coast Stadium has been lucky enough to secure some exciting events over the coming months! We need your help in delivering these great events to be held at the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

NRL round 5 Game: South Sydney Rabbitohs v NZ Warriors

Date: Saturday 13th April, 2019

We require volunteers in a variety of areas:

Ushers
Gate Attendants
Food and Beverage Runners
Survey Attendants
Finance assistants
Volunteer Registration Assistants

Requirements:

Address:  31 Sportsman Parade, Bokarina, Queensland, Australia, 4575
Location: Bokarina
Commitment: One off – an event
Time Required: Negotiable
Accessible: No

Age Range: 18 to 80
Transport: Own transport required.
Volunteers needed: 30

Urgent: Yes

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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Gardener (Position ID: 130330)

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Description: This organisation seeks a volunteers at their patient accommodation facility in Nambour. The house is a 20 bedroom accommodation facility that accommodates patients and their families and carers who are accessing the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services. The facility is managed  however the day to day running of the facility is conducted by a wonderful team of volunteers. Your volunteering position should you be successful will be in a volunteer roll as a gardener helping to keep the facility in good condition.

Requirements: You will be required to carry out general, light duties including:

  • Weeding.
  • Planting.
  • Pruning.
  • Watering.
  • Keeping the general maintenance and appearance of the grounds and gardens.

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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General Maintenance Volunteer (Position ID: 130329)

BY: Joeseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

This organisation is seeking volunteers at their patient accommodation facility in Nambour.  This organisation is the provider of a house with a 20 bedroom accommodation facility that accommodates patients and their families and carers who are accessing the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services. The facility is managed by this organisation, however the day to day running of the facility is conducted a wonderful team of volunteers. They  currently seek a handyperson to help us keep the facility in good condition.

  • Your position description should you be a successful applicant will include general and light maintenance duties such as:
  • Fixing and repairing furniture.
  • Replacing light globes.
  • Repairing hand rails in bedrooms.
  • Minor electrical repairs (if qualified.)
  • Fixing shelving etc.
  • Repairs to screen doors and flyscreens.
  • High pressure cleaning of outside area and playground.
  • Unblocking of drains.

Requirements: While no qualifications are required specifically for the general duties, if you are undertaking any electrical, plumbing or structural works you will need specific qualifications and tickets to conduct your work. You will also be required to either have or acquire a Blue Card and a National Police Check. However, these can be arranged by the organisation.

Reimbursement: Tea/coffee/morning tea
Transport: Own transport required.

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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Arts Space Assistant Curator and General Administration

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Description: As arts space assistant curator you would help assist artists who are holding exhibitions in the planning of their exhibitions, promotion, setup and take down of their work.

Requirements: Ideally the volunteer will have good computer and communication skills and have a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Spreadsheets – some training may be possible in these areas. An arts background or interest in art and cultural heritage would be helpful to be able to curate exhibitions in the arts space. Having skills in photography, Adobe Illustrator, Creative Suite and Photoshop or similar software would be of great benefit in this position but are not essential.

Commitment: Regular – less than 6 months
Time Required: Fridays 10 am to 3 pm with the possibility of more hours
Training: Some training will be available
Transport: Public transport is limited to Eumundi so having a vehicle would be preferred

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Hospitality Volunteers (Yandina)

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Description: A historical house in Yandina is managed by the members of a historical society. All of the members are volunteers.
They require volunteers to greet and serve light refreshments to the many visitors who come to the house. If you are mature, have a sense of humour, great people skills and prepared to do whatever is required, you’re the person this organisation is looking for.


Volunteers will be working in an air conditioned environment. We prefer mature volunteers, who can be relied on to open the house and prepare for the day to serve tea/coffee and light refreshments to visitors. They will be telling Yandina stories and cleaning up afterwards. People skills are essential because of the regular contact with visitors and the local community.
You will also be required to do minimal paperwork, head count and recording. Training and induction will be provided.

Commitment:

  • Regular -Regular – more than 6 months
  • 9am-3pm (Yandina Historic House is open from 9;30am to 2;20pm) Monday to Sunday (7
    days per week, excluding public holidays).
  • Days negotiable.

Accessible: No

Age Range: 45 to 85

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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World Environment Day Festival Coordinator

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Description: World Environment Day Festival is held at Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore. It aims to promote a greater awareness of the environment, and the current environmental challenges, to the general population. It also aims to increase sound environmental practices in the community and a greater engagement with local environmental groups and issues. The Equipment Coordinator will play a key role in booking and hiring equipment for the festival including,
sound and lighting, bar and marquees.

The Sunshine Coast Environment Council is the peak environmental advocacy organisation on the Sunshine Coast, and has been protecting the Sunshine Coast environment for 40 years. We have
organised the WED Festival since its inception. We advocate for better environmental policy, support local groups on campaigns to protect our natural landscape and marine environments, and encourage action on climate change through education and community engagement. With over 50 member groups, we strive to
make a real difference on the Sunshine Coast.


Requirements:

  • Ideally this voluntary role will be based in  Nambour for half a day per week from the 1st of February to the 5th of June 2019. However, this is flexible if need be.
  • To manage the required World Environment Day equipment.
  • Order and arrange delivery of cold room for the Jetty Bar.
  • Order and arrange delivery of light towers.
  • Order and arrange delivery of portaloos.
  • Order and arrange delivery of red carpet for the Fashion Parade.
  • Order and arrange delivery of any marquees required by community groups.
  • Order and arrange delivery of equipment required by community groups.
  • Order and arrange delivery of Festival main stage.
  • Order and arrange delivery of Festival waste management requirements.
  • Order and arrange delivery of required site equipment, including radios, generators and trailers.
  • Requirements: Some driving will be required to pick up equipment.

Commitment:

  • Regular – less than 6 months (Start Date: 05/02/2019 End Date: 02/06/2019)
  • Full Day on June 2nd for WED Festival delivery.

Accessible: No

Age Range: 18 to 80

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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Administration Assistants

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Description: This organisation is looking for a passionate and committed volunteer Administration Assistant to support their day to day operations. As the successful applicant, you will provide
exceptional administrative support to the facility whilst actively assisting with front of house welcoming.

This opportunity is for a company that believes in the importance of ensuring seniors achieve their optimum quality of life. They value the contribution and dedication of our volunteers, who generously give their time and talents and strongly believe volunteers are an integral part of their organisation. They are looking for a passionate and committed volunteer Administration Assistant to support their day to day operations.

As the successful applicant, you will provide exceptional administrative support to the facility whilst actively assisting with front of house welcoming. database, including data
cleansing, data entry and updating volunteer details

Benefits to you:

Volunteering for an Employer of Choice.
Comprehensive induction and access to ongoing training and mentoring.
Volunteer uniform.
Gaining new knowledge, skills and experience in Aged Care.
Be part of a dynamic team.
Make a real different in the lives of older people.
Access to our Lifestyle Rewards Program including access to a huge range of quality discounts, promotions and offers on a range of products and services.

Requirements:

  • Reliability, punctuality and dedication.
  • Good computer skills (including experience with Microsoft Office applications).
  • Sound Administrative skills, including a good attention to detail.
  • Able to work without direct supervision.
  • Willingness to engage in training opportunities.

Benefits:

  • Volunteering for an Employer of Choice.
  • Comprehensive induction and access to ongoing training.
  • Volunteer uniform.
  • Gaining new skills and experience in Aged Care.
  • Access to our Lifestyle Rewards Program including a huge range of quality discounts, promotions and offers on a range of products and services.

Time Required: One Friday a month for half day.
Accessible: No

Age Range: 18 to 80

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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Bus Drivers (Meridan Plains)

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Description: An organisation in Meridan Plains is looking for enthusiastic Bus Drivers to support independent residents, ensuring they achieve their optimum quality of life.

This organisation believes it is important to support older people to continue to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives through a person-centred approach. We value the contribution and dedication of our volunteers, who generously give their time and talents and strongly believe volunteers are an integral part of the organisation. They have an exciting opportunity for volunteer bus drivers to support independent residents, located in Meridan Plains.

  • Using your previous experience driving passenger vehicles, you will be required to:
  • Drive a bus on a casual basis for the purpose of transporting residents.
  • Provide assistance with getting on and off the bus.
  • Provide assistance with loading/unloading various items (walking aides, groceries etc.)
  • Perform basic maintenance checks.

Complete the vehicle pre-start checklist prior to each trip.

Requirements:

  • A valid Light Rigid (LR) drivers licence.
  • Previous experience in driving passenger vehicles.
  • The ability to volunteer on a casual basis.
  • Good communication skills.
  • An interest in working with older people.

Benefits:
Volunteering for an Employer of Choice.
Comprehensive induction and access to ongoing training.
Volunteer uniform.
Gaining new skills and experience in Aged Care.
Access to our Lifestyle Rewards Program including a huge range of quality discounts, promotions and offers on a range of products and services.

Time Required: One Friday a month for half day.
Accessible: No

Age Range: 18 to 80

Contact:

Ph: 5443 8256
Email: admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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