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June Volunteer Opportunities

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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Delivery Assistant Nambour

Administration Assistant Nambour

Kitchen Assistant Nambour

Delivery Driver Nambour

Community Visitor Scheme Nambour

Experienced Cook Buderim

Retail Assistant Beerwah

Volunteer Driver Buderim

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Literacy and Numeracy Tutors

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Position Description:

A Maroochydore organisation delivering Government programs that provide skills and qualification for employment is looking for a volunteer to sit with individual students to support their learning. Some of these students have dyslexia, autism, ADHD or other learning disabilities.

Requirements:

  • A Blue Card is required (we can assist with the application)
  • Friendly, patient and easy-going
  • Good English and numeracy skills

Training: Trained on the job by teacher

Time Required: 9 am to 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, 3.5 or 5 hours per day Monday to Thursday, 1-4 days per week

Contact:

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

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Activities Assistant

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Position Description:

Activities volunteers are needed to work alongside a dedicated Lifestyle team that includes music and visual arts therapists working with residents on creative arts and leisure activities.  These activities can be painting, craft, crossword puzzles, playing poker, jigsaws, newspaper and book reading, sailing or visiting art galleries or museums.

Requirements: Activity Volunteers do not have to have specialised skills or experience, although that is wonderful if you have. The organisation is looking for positive people with sunny dispositions who like to help and are good listeners.

Time Required: Four or five hours per day. Evening and weekend shifts are available.

Training: All volunteers are given induction training that covers their and the residents rights.

Contact:

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

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Gardener

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Position Description:

A Noosa organisation is looking for a volunteer gardener to maintain garden areas around their library. This role would involve regularly maintaining these areas, including light pruning, weeding, sweeping, tidying, planting, mulching, fertilising, and watering. There will be a 3 month probation period upon commencement.

Requirements: A Blue Card is required. The organisation can assist with the process.

Time Required: 3 to 8 hours per week.

Training: Provided on the job

Contact:

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

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May Volunteer Opportunities

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Gardener

Position Description:

A Noosa organisation is looking for a volunteer gardener to maintain garden areas around their library. This role would involve regularly maintaining these areas, including light pruning, weeding, sweeping, tidying, planting, mulching, fertilising, and watering. There will be a 3 month probation period upon commencement.

Requirements: A Blue Card is required. The organisation can assist with the process.

Time Required: 3 to 8 hours per week.

Training: Provided on the job

Contact:

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

 

Activities Assistant

Position Description:

Activities volunteers are needed to work alongside a dedicated Lifestyle team that includes music and visual arts therapists working with residents on creative arts and leisure activities.  These activities can be painting, craft, crossword puzzles, playing poker, jigsaws, newspaper and book reading, sailing or visiting art galleries or museums.

Requirements: Activity Volunteers do not have to have specialised skills or experience, although that is wonderful if you have. The organisation is looking for positive people with sunny dispositions who like to help and are good listeners.

Time Required: Four or five hours per day. Evening and weekend shifts are available.

Training: All volunteers are given induction training that covers their and the residents rights.

Contact:

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

 

Personal Assistant

Position Description:

A Sunshine Coast organisation requires a volunteer to assist with admin and web development. Some of the tasks will include creating spreadsheets and helping to produce a bi-monthly newsletter utilising Microsoft Office programs. While a new premises is being secured, the successful applicant will have the convenience of working from home with close communication with Committee members. You may also get the opportunity to get involved in other activities depending on your skills and experience including grants research and/or writing, introducing the organisation to other service providers on the Sunshine Coast, attending forums & workshops and when an office premises is acquired, general office duties.

Requirements: You will need a computer with the required programs. Understanding of Microsoft Office and document design

Time Required: Ten hours per week.

Contact:

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

 

Literacy and Numeracy Tutors

Position Description:

A Maroochydore organisation delivering Government programs that provide skills and qualification for employment is looking for a volunteer to sit with individual students to support their learning. Some of these students have dyslexia, autism, ADHD or other learning disabilities.

Requirements:

  • A Blue Card is required (we can assist with the application)
  • Friendly, patient and easy-going
  • Good English and numeracy skills

Training: Trained on the job by teacher

Time Required: 9 am to 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm, 3.5 or 5 hours per day Monday to Thursday, 1-4 days per week

Contact:

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

 

Administration Officer

Position Description:

An Admin officer is required to fulfill the following duties:

  • Provide administrative and receptionist services to nominated managers, including the preparation of documents and spreadsheets
  • Provide a professional reception and general office service by answering telephone and email enquiries from staff, volunteers and the general public
  • Provide general administrative support including preparation and distribution of daily mail/emails, room bookings, loans of equipment, meeting organisation and documentation, filing, and assisting with the orientation of new staff
  • Assist in the management of facilities, space, and daily operations of the office, including ordering supplies and consumables
  • Assist with organising health/volunteer events
  • Liaise with the Management team in relation to minor purchases, receipting, invoices, reimbursements and record keeping
  • Assist with the collation of data and information and ensure that records are kept in accordance with the Privacy Act & Policy and ensure confidentiality as appropriate
  • Contribute to the organisation’s service & ethos by showing initiative and being your own positive energy leader within the team
  • Comply with health and safety policies, procedures, hazard reporting and safe work practices

Requirements:

  • Education, training and/or relevant experience equivalent to completion of an associate diploma in conjunction with relevant experience
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and client service skills including experience in liaising with a wide and diverse range of clients as the first point of contact
  • Demonstrated high level attention to detail in data entry, document handling, and filing
  • Demonstrated general organisational skills including the ability to manage time and high volume tasks efficiently and meet tight deadlines within the context of competing demands
  • Demonstrated written communication skills, including the ability to draft and edit routine correspondence such as letters and emails with a high degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrated digital literacy skills including intermediate-level skills in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, email and internet

Training: Volunteer Induction and orientation

Time Required: 6 hours per day Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 3.00 pm (1 volunteer or 2 volunteers to share role)

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

 

Admin Support

Position Description:

Assist with basic admin duties including answering the phone, filing and data entry, managing front reception and document handling.

Requirements:

  • Background and experience in admin (preferred)
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Good people skills

Training: Basic on the job instruction provided

Time Required: 2-3 days per week. Negotiable hours but would be required to start at 9.00 am

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

 

Activities Volunteer

Position Description:

A volunteer is required to run male oriented activities for their male clients. The volunteer will be supported in this role, given direction on what to do, and how to run the activity. The activities include movie afternoons, remote control cars, race car tracks, table tennis, pool table and virtual reality glasses.

Requirements: A police check that the organisation will organise and pay for

Training: Training in dementia given

Time Required: This is a weekly activity. Hours are negotiable. Mornings are preferred.

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

 

Personal Carer

A volunteer is needed to provide direct personal care duties for the organisation’s guests. This includes manual handling, showering, assisting with toileting, and other tasks as directed by the Registered Nurses. You will also attend to the hospitality at the hospice, greeting guests and family members, offering a companion role to our guests, providing food, maintaining the environment and cleaning/housekeeping tasks. Companionship might include reading, watching movies, reminiscing, going out in the garden or being a silent presence. You must be flexible within the requirements of this role and offer a relationship of curiosity, sensitivity and comfort.

Requirements: relevant qualifications including Certificate 3 or similar. Previous experience in caring for ill people or palliative care is vital and a kind and compassionate approach is necessary.

Training: Training and ongoing support is provided

Time Required: One or two five-hour shifts per week

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

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Aged Care Volunteers

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Position Description:

An organisation has need of volunteers to fill various positions in aged care and disability care:

COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME: Assist by visiting customers within their own home or Residential Aged Care on a one on one basis for social interaction and engagement. Hours vary from 1 hour per fortnight upwards, with times and days arranged to suit yourself and the client. Positions available from North Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and North QLD areas.

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT: Assist clients to appointments via organisation vehicles between 7 am – 3 pm weekdays. Half day and full day shifts are available. Positions primarily based in Maroochydore.

DAY RESPITE: Assist with social activities within Maroochydore Day Respite Centre at events such as art, craft, exercise, music, cooking, yoga, morning walking groups, outings and special events between 7 am – 3 pm weekdays. Times and days can be arranged to suit yourself and the organisation. Position is based in Maroochydore.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT: Assist with food preparation, packing, sorting, dish-washing and cleaning between 6 am – 4 pm weekdays. Many shifts and times are available. Position is based in Maroochydore.

MEAL DELIVERY: Assist with deliveries of nutritious meals, cooked daily, and delivered to local client homes between 10 am – 12.30 pm weekdays. Position is primarily based in Maroochydore and Buderim.

Requirements: A National Police Check and Blue Card are required.

Time Required: Available shifts are flexible for most volunteer positions, please ask your Volunteering Sunshine Coast interviewer for more details.

Training: Provided on the job

Contact:

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

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Work Experience Coordinator

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Description: Volunteering Sunshine Coast is looking for a Work Experience Coordinator. The Work Experience Coordinator provides student placements by matching student and host employers in a way that is aligned with the training and educational objectives of the student.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining accurate records and data base (pathways)
  • Data entry
  • Process support
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Communication with host employers

Requirements:

  • Good telephone skills and email ability
  • Experience in small business
  • Knowledge of HR practices
  • Knowledge of Vocational and senior education
  • Self motivated/confident
  • Ability to research- find industry employers
  • Experience working with young people
  • Non essential: Ability to present career information to students

Commitment: Long term

Availability: Two days a week 9 am – 3 pm

Training: On the job

Contact:

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

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Volunteer Receptionist

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Description:

  • Answer phone calls with a consistent message
  • Record messages in our customer management system and set actions for team members
  • Work in cohesion and collaboration with all team members
  • Manage time effectively

Requirements:

  •  A good telephone manner
  • An ability to answer the phone and be able to take clear instructions/messages and keep a record of client’s information including telephone and email details
  • Computer skills (able to record messages in a database)
  • Previous reception roles would be of benefit, but not essential
  • Demonstrated experience in a busy office environment would be of benefit
  • Able to remain focused with ‘many distractions’.
  • Able to address immediate call while keeping good records of previous call
  • Good attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • A great attitude and big heart!!!
  • A National Police Check is required

Commitment: Long term

Availability: A team to cover 5 days a week from 9 am – 3 pm. Days and hours negotiable

Contact:

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

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Grounds Maintenance

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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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April Volunteer Positions

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Aged Care Volunteers

Position Description:

An organisation has need of volunteers to fill various positions in aged care and disability care:

COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME: Assist by visiting customers within their own home or Residential Aged Care on a one on one basis for social interaction and engagement. Hours vary from 1 hour per fortnight upwards, with times and days arranged to suit yourself and the client. Positions available from North Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and North QLD areas.

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT: Assist clients to appointments via organisation vehicles between 7 am – 3 pm weekdays. Half day and full day shifts are available. Positions primarily based in Maroochydore.

DAY RESPITE: Assist with social activities within Maroochydore Day Respite Centre at events such as art, craft, exercise, music, cooking, yoga, morning walking groups, outings and special events between 7 am – 3 pm weekdays. Times and days can be arranged to suit yourself and the organisation. Position is based in Maroochydore.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT: Assist with food preparation, packing, sorting, dish-washing and cleaning between 6 am – 4 pm weekdays. Many shifts and times are available. Position is based in Maroochydore.

MEAL DELIVERY: Assist with deliveries of nutritious meals, cooked daily, and delivered to local client homes between 10 am – 12.30 pm weekdays. Position is primarily based in Maroochydore and Buderim.

Requirements: A National Police Check and Blue Card are required.

Time Required: Available shifts are flexible for most volunteer positions, please ask your Volunteering Sunshine Coast interviewer for more details.

Training: Provided on the job

Contact:

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

 

Volunteer Receptionist

Description:

  • Answer phone calls with a consistent message
  • Record messages in our customer management system and set actions for team members
  • Work in cohesion and collaboration with all team members
  • Manage time effectively

Requirements:

  •  A good telephone manner
  • An ability to answer the phone and be able to take clear instructions/messages and keep a record of client’s information including telephone and email details
  • Computer skills (able to record messages in a database)
  • Previous reception roles would be of benefit, but not essential
  • Demonstrated experience in a busy office environment would be of benefit
  • Able to remain focused with ‘many distractions’.
  • Able to address immediate call while keeping good records of previous call
  • Good attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • A great attitude and big heart!!!
  • A National Police Check is required

Commitment: Long term

Availability: A team to cover 5 days a week from 9 am – 3 pm. Days and hours negotiable

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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