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Aged Care Volunteers

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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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March Volunteer Positions

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

Assistant Social Media Content Curator

Description:

  • Source stories from the organisation’s 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 the organisation’s 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 National Police Check and Blue Card are required

Commitment: Long term

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

 

Work Experience Coordinator

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

 

Reporting Officer

Description: Establish and maintain automated reporting processes. Contribute towards the effective management of the VSC resources and information in accordance with Board governance and policy frameworks, including but not limited to risk management, work health and safety and records management.

Develop and maintain business information and reports including:

  • Using tools and techniques to extract, collate and present data and information from core systems
  • Maintaining a register for reports including their associated specifications and status
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders on business information needs and develop new reports and information
  • Analysing reports and business information to identify issues or anomalies and provide appropriate support and advice
  • Identifying options or opportunities for improving business information to support strategic, tactical and operational decisions making processes
  • Advising the Business Manager, CEO and Board on recommendation for improvements.

Commitment: Long term

Availability: Two days a week 9 am – 3 pm

Training: As required

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

 

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

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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)

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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)

BY: Joseph / 0 COMMENTS / CATEGORIES: Uncategorised

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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