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September Volunteer Opportunities

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Assistant Curator– Eumundi

Research Assistant/Admin Assistant– Eumundi

Food Server, Barista and Raffle Ticket Sellers– Noosaville

Caloundra Lighthouse Tour Guides– Caloundra

Personal Gardening Support Volunteer– Buderim

Community Visitor Sunshine Coast– Birtinya

Community Visitors Scheme– Birtinya, Raceview, North Lakes

Sponsorship and Fundraising Coordinator– Maroochydore

Dance Instructor– Maroochydore

Receptionist– Maroochydore

Cashier Operator– Caloundra

Retail Assistant– Caloundra

Workshop Volunteers– Gympie

Volunteer Drivers– Birtinya

Hand Pampering Guru– Buderim

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August Volunteer Opportunities

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Personal Gardening Support Volunteer– Buderim

Community Visitor Sunshine Coast– Birtinya

Community Visitors Scheme– Birtinya, Raceview, North Lakes

Sponsorship and Fundraising Coordinator– Maroochydore

Dance Instructor– Maroochydore

Receptionist– Maroochydore

Cashier Operator– Caloundra

Retail Assistant– Caloundra

Workshop Volunteers– Gympie

Volunteer Drivers– Birtinya

Hand Pampering Guru– Buderim

Caloundra Lighthouse Tour Guides– Caloundra

Pet Therapy- Tending to Chickens– Buderim

Assistant Curator/Research Assistant/Admin Assistant– Eumundi

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Parent 2 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

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Administration Assistant Short Term

Position Description:

We are looking for an Admin Assistant/Receptionist with a great attitude to assist with answering the phones and ensuring a consistent message is given to callers. They will be required to take good quality notes of the purpose of the call and assure the caller that their call is important and they will be provided with the assistance they require.

A generic script will be provided for when answering the phone and training will be provided on the use of P2P’s message recording system.

Core Duties:

  • 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:

  • Be approachable, positive and respectful, and sensitive to the challenges participants may be experiencing from time to time.
  • Work autonomously where required and take direction from management where required
  • A good telephone manner.
  • An ability to answer the phone and be able to take clear instructions/messages and keep a record of clients 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 a big heart!
  • Yellow card which will be organised if necessary.

Time Required: 1 – 2 days a week. Hours flexible. Can work around school hours if necessary. (9;30 am – 2:30 pm).

Training: Provided on site

Contact:

Ph- 5443 8256

Email- admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Assistant Social Media Content Curator

Position Description: This position will focus on sourcing stories and writing articles regarding our amazing volunteers who give tirelessly of themselves as parents/carers and, in many other diverse roles, where they have a significant impact on society both socially and economically often known as the unsung heroes.

These stories/articles would be promoted through social media and appear on our Facebook page, P2P website and Instagram.

This position is an opportunity for a parent of a person with a disability looking to gain experience to enter/re-enter the workforce.

Core duties:

  • Source stories from our P2P family/network
  • Write articles with suitable content/size for social media facebook/website/Instagram
  • Create photos and images that can be downloaded onto social media pages
  • Create short video clips for social media including introducing staff / promoting our work
  • Write short stories/articles that make an impact and are emotive
  • Seek consent that photos/articles can be promoted externally
  • Keep electronic files of each of the stories/articles and create a Story Board Folder in P2P hard drive with the intent of a possible book being published in the future
  • Manage time effectively

Requirements:

  • Have social media experience or be currently studying online marketing
  • Have proficient computer skills
  • Be approachable, positive and respectful, and sensitive to the challenges participants may be experiencing from time to time
  • Work autonomously where required and take direction from management where required
  • A friendly and calm manner
  • An ability to ask questions that will enable authentic and powerful stories to be shared
  • Preferably a lived experience in working with people with disabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in a busy office environment would be of benefit, but not essential
  • Video editing
  • A great attitude and a big heart!
  • Meet all current criminal screening criteria and adhere to all current and future legislative requirements
  • A National Police Check and Blue Card are required

Contact:

Ph- 5443 8256

Email- admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Volunteer Receptionist

Position Description:

We are looking to develop a team of receptionists who can cover five days a week from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm in a job share arrangement.

They will be required to assist with answering the phones and ensuring a consistent message is given to callers. They will be required to take good quality notes covering the purpose of the call and assure the caller that their call is important and they will be provided with the assistance they require.

A generic script will be provided for when answering the phone and training will be provided on the use of P2Ps message recording system.

Core Duties:

  • 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:

  • Work autonomously where required and take direction from management where required
  • A good telephone manner.
  • An ability to answer the phone and be able to take clear instructions/messages and keep a record of clients 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 a big heart!
  • A National Police Check is required

Time Required:  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

 

Volunteer Teacher/Tutor

Position Description: The Teacher/tutor will be required to help a family with the tuition of a 13 year old boy who is undertaking a flexible learning program in-home, due to individualised learning and social needs. Focusing on literacy, numeracy and helping the student complete tasks and assignments. You will aid the young boy in developing their confidence and with social interaction.

Requirements:

  • You will require a Blue Card and a National Police Check.
  • Experience in teaching or tutoring students, including retired teachers, teacher aids, educational assistants and other relevant volunteers who have appropriate work and/or life experience.

Time Required: 2 x 1.5 to 2 hours weekdays. Days and times flexible and negotiated with family

Contact:

Ph- 5443 8256

Email- admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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July Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteer Driver– Buderim

Volunteer Cook– Buderim

Cotton Tree Markets Admin Support Officer– Maroochydore

Retail Assistants

Hospice Personal Carer– Doonan

Hospice Support Volunteer– Doonan

Lifestyle Activities Volunteer– Kilcoy

Lifestyle Volunteer Bus Driver– Kilcoy

Gardening and Grounds Maintenance– Noosa

Onsite Information Officer– Eumundi

Adiministration Assistant– Eumundi

Reception Assistant– Maroochydore

Set-Up Superstar– Buddina

Event Volunteer Support Person– Bokarina

Activities Support – Craft– Buderim

Library Helper– Noosa

Gardening and Grounds Maintenance– Noosa

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Mary Valley Rattler Volunteer Opportunities

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Guest Experience Volunteers

Position Description

Are you a people person or know someone that is?

The Mary Valley Rattler is getting back on track and is going to be much more than a train ride. We are currently recruiting for guest experience volunteers interested in contributing to an unforgettable living heritage experience for our guests.

This is a hands-on opportunity to have some real fun with the Rattler. There’s an endless range of ways the guest experience can be enhanced at the Rattler.

Ready to make history both for the Rattler and our passengers? Some of the positions available:

  • Hosts
  • Special Events Team Members
  • Storytellers
  • Retail Attendants
  • Hospitality Attendants

Requirements

Passionate about delivering professional customer service and care

Great sense of humour Engaging and responsive to guest needs

Ability to work with children, mature age and adults from all walks of life

Safety conscious and compliant

Energetic and passionate for the success of the guest’s experience

Training: Successful applicants will be provided with a full induction and training program

Time Required: As required

Contact:

Ph- 5443 8256

Email- admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

Retail Attendant

Position Description:

Retail attendants provide excellent customer service to our guests of the Mary Valley Rattler gift shop & tour desk. They work within a service focused team at the Historic Gympie Station.

Requirements:

  • Customer Service focused
  • Team Players
  • Keen to learn & share information with guests
  • Good Communication skills including oral, phone & written
  • Basic computer skills. Eg emails & database
  • Willingness to contribute to community
  • Willingness to follow directions/instructions
  • Willingness to undergo basic training
  • Blue Card Required
  • Retail experience desirable but not essential
  • Enjoy interacting with a broad cross section of the community

Training: SARC (Safely Access the Rail Corridor), First Aid

Time Required:  Minimum 2 hours per day. No minimum days per week/month. Operating days are Wed – Sun from 8:30 am to 3 pm.

Contact:

Ph- 5443 8256

Email- admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

 

On-Board Attendant

Position Description

Join the journey on the Mary Valley Rattler as it winds its way through the scenic Mary Valley. Volunteers will be focused on the guest experience, customer service, safety monitoring & messaging and general journey information.

  • Punching tickets
  • Assisting passengers with boarding & disembarking
  • Safety monitoring
  • Making sure people stay behind the white line on the platforms, ensuring guests stay within the confines of the train during the journey
  • Communicating with the train driver & crew
  • Communicating with other On-Board attendants throughout the journey
  • Assisting with guest movement through the carriages, at destination stations where required
  • General daily cleaning of the carriage you are responsible for
  • Managing & maintaining a small carriage kit that includes on-board collateral.

Requirements:

  • Blue card required
  • Must be confident and outgoing and willing to learn basic information about the train and the journey
  • Must be able to commit to the shifts that they sign up for
  • Must be willing to undergo basic training
  • Knowledge of the train journey and destination stations/townships
  • Be willing to learn basic historical information about the Rattler
  • Be armed with interesting facts to entertain during the journey

Training: SARC (Safely Access the Rail Corridor), First Aid, Safety Training

Time Required:  Morning And Afternoon shifts available on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Minimum 5 hour shift.

Contact:

Ph- 5443 8256

Email- admin@volunteeringsc.org.au

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June Volunteer Opportunities

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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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