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November Positions

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Meal Delivery Service Driver

Position Description:

There is currently an opportunity for those  volunteers seeking to deliver hot meals to Customers in the Buderim and Maroochydore areas from a centre in Maroochydore. There are a variety of shifts available. You may even bring a friend as teams of two are welcomed. If you have a sense of humour and an ability to liaise across a wide spectrum of people, you’re the person that this company is looking for. Using your own vehicle you will be buddied with another volunteer who will be responsible for delivering a hot meal to the customer base. There are a variety of shifts throughout the week.

Requirements: A full open driving licence and a roadworthy, insured and registered vehicle. A sense of humour and an ability to liaise across a wide spectrum of people.

Duration:  Regular, more than 6 months

Availability: A variety of shifts throughout the week

Contact:

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

 

Volunteer Driver

Position Description: This community service is organised by a not-for profit organisation. Its core business is to understand the community’s needs and to develop innovative responses for people who are ageing, living with a disability or mental illness. You will be involved in picking up, driving and dropping off clients to their destination, and returning to their home when instructed. You will have the ability to communicate effectively with clients, you will also have good knowledge of streets and roads in the local area. You will have the characteristics of Empathy with the frail, aged and elderly people as well as being caring, reliable and flexible. You will learn to assist the frail, aged and disabled people. You will also gain increased organisational skills as well as learning how to be part of a team.

Requirements: : The organisation will assist in applying for a Police Check and Yellow Card. You will also need a Drivers Authorization.

Duration: Regular – more than 6 months

Availability: There are morning and afternoon shifts available.

Contact:

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

 

Volunteer Bus Driver

Position Description:  This community services organisation is a not-for profit organisation. Its core business is to understand community needs and develop innovative responses for people who are ageing, living with a disability or mental illness. You will be required to drive a bus to places like Strathpine, North Lakes and also places such as the Noosa District.   You will have the ability to communicate effectively with clients, you will also have good knowledge of streets and roads in the local area. You will have the characteristics of Empathy with the frail, aged and elderly people as well as being caring, reliable and flexible. You will learn to assist the frail, aged and disabled people. You will also gain increased organisational skills as well as learning how to be part of a team.

Requirements: A driver’s Licence (MR) is required to drive a 22 seater bus  and also a National Police Check and Drivers Authorization.

Duration: Long Term

Availability: Saturdays between 8.00 am and 4.00 pm.

Contact:

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

Volunteer Social Support Person

Position Description: A local not-for-profit organisation is looking for a volunteer for a day respite centre in Maroochydore. Duties include, day trips as a social support person on the bus, working as a social support person at the centre, and acting as a social support person while attending customer social activities.

Requirements: National Police Check and Yellow Card.

Duration: Regular – more than 6 months

Availability: : Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Contact:

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

 

Volunteer for an Under 35’s Social Group with disabilities

Position Description: Are you a young, vibrant person who would love to assist our qualified staff run a social group for our 18 to 35 year old clients with a disability? Do you also love getting involved in outdoor activities? If your answer is yes, we want you every second Friday from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm in the Maroochydore area to meet and greet our under 35’s, supervise them and do a handover at pick up. Our group of clients are active and social so we need a volunteer who can match their energy and enthusiasm. Your previous activities may have have included rock climbing, outdoor games at park, BBQs, cruises on the Maroochydore River and similar, or you may want to participate in activities such as these. The Volunteer would be updated with plans and times for future activities.  Volunteers seeking work experience are welcomed. The activities are generally held in the Maroochydore region, however, you will meet first at a Maroochydore Community Centre.

Requirements: Volunteers must have relevant checks to be able to work with clients with a disability and you will need to be over 18. A Disability – Yellow Card will be organised for you.

Duration: Long Term

Training: Volunteer training as per organisation’s policy.

Availability: 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm every second Friday. No activities commence before 3 pm.

Contact:

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

 

Volunteer Administration Assistant

Position Description: We require a Volunteer Administration Assistant living in or near Beerwah or surrounds to assist and support the Administration Team Leader to provide effective and efficient office support services. We aim to maintain aged people and younger people with disabilities who are at risk of premature institutionalisation in their own homes.

Duties will include:

  • Reception duties including answering telephone calls and being a first point of contact
  • Clerical support tasks including: mail distribution, maintaining correspondence logs, photocopying and filing
  • Basic Word processing services
  • Promote safety by following organisational WHS requirements and guidelines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Communicate respectfully with all individuals including clients, representatives, staff and the community
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by involvement in staff meetings, and feedback mechanisms
  • Participate in education and training opportunities
  • Other duties as requested by the Administration Team Leader

Requirements:

  • A strong commitment to working with older people and young people with disabilities
  • Demonstrated level of experience relevant to the position
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrated word processing skills

Police Check (less than 3 years old) required. Organisation will apply and pay cost. Yellow Card – Organisation will apply and pay cost

Duration: Long Term

Training: Manual handling

Availability: Flexible hours and days available.

Contact:

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

 

Volunteer Driver – Beerwah

Position Description: Volunteer drivers living in or near Beerwah or surrounds are required to assist customers to and from appointments. The organisation will provide a petrol allowance for mileage.

Duties will include:

  • Drive service users to medical appointments, shopping, Day Centre activities, etc. as rostered under Transport Portfolio
  • Be responsible for the welfare, comfort and safety of service users from their homes to their destination and return
  • Promote safety by following organisational WHS requirements and guidelines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Communicate respectfully with all individuals including clients, representatives, staff and the community
  • Contribute to continuous improvement by involvement in staff meetings, and feedback mechanisms
  • Participate in education and training opportunities
  • Other duties as requested by the Transport Team Leader

Requirements:

  • A strong commitment to working with older people and young people with disabilities
  • Police Check (less than 3 years old) -Organisation will apply and pay costs
  • Open Drivers Licence and use of own vehicle
  • Yellow Card required – Organisation will apply and pay costs
  • Proof of Comprehensive Insurance and Roadworthy Status of vehicle

Duration: Long Term

Training: Manual handling

Availability: Flexible hours and days available.

Contact:

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

 

Volunteer Cleaner

Position Description: Two volunteers are needed to help maintain the organisation’s environs and contents.

Duties will include:

  • Cleaning/dusting display cases, items, bookshelves etc.
  • Vacuuming and mopping
  • Cleaning and maintaining toilets
  • Cleaning/dusting office areas (computer tables, filing cabinets, monitor screens, etc)
  • Keeping the kitchen area clean and tidy (including cupboards)
  • Keeping the Museum exterior and access areas clean and tidy

Requirements: Someone who is willing and self-motivated and who doesn’t require constant supervision or direction.

Duration: Long Term

Training: Initially work with current staff to learn routines and procedures

Availability: 4-5 hours per day. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (Sunday if interested). Mornings

Contact:

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

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