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January

Igc Volunteer, Residential - Wommin Bay

IN GREAT COMPANY - Coffs Harbour, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Miss having a yarn with your grandparents? Learn from those wiser, and volunteer to visit the young at heart. No doubt you’ll develop a soft spot for adorable seniors and be able to simultaneously brighten their day!

We’re looking for volunteers to visit our residential villages at Byron Bay, Kingscliff and Bangalow to help keep seniors socially connected and live bolder lives!

Laugh, chat and give purpose to someone’s life through fun, friendly social visits, or by providing reliable and safe transport out of the village for day trips and appointments.

From accompanying clients to sharing your interests and hobbies, be it cards, crafting, gardening, computer games or cars, make a difference with Feros Care.

What does our ideal volunteer look like?

  • Embodies a friendly and cheerful volunteer spirit
  • Tech savvy
  • Able and willing to travel to one of our villages
  • Exhibits a natural curiosity and appetite for learning
  • Thrives on helping others
  • Contributes to the greater success of the organisation and is always willing to go the extra mile without being asked
  • Operates with integrity, open-mindedness and respect, ensuring the privacy, confidentiality and dignity of our clients is maintained at all times
  • Energised by interacting and engaging with people
  • Ready to smash stereotypes around ageing

What to bring:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide a client-focused service
  • Flexible availability over a three to six month commitment
  • Enjoy going out and being part of a greater community
  • Be compassionate, patient, observant and a good listener
  • Comfortable using technology (including smartphones and computers) and basic applications

For brownie points:

  • Previous experience working with, or volunteering with seniors, particularly those with dementia
  • Have a current unrestricted Driver's Licence and a registered and insured vehicle
  • Be a safe and confident driver with a good driving history
  • Previous experience driving a minibus
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Barista training; our residents love their coffee!
  • Think age is just a number? You’re one of us

Work Perks (the good stuff!):

  • Meet new people, make new friends, hear and share exciting stories
  • Improve employment prospects
  • Spend quality time enjoying new and exciting social and cultural experiences
  • Feel part of the team with an invite to attend quarterly meetings
  • You’ll be back by a training and development team committed to your continuous face to face and online learning
  • Knowing your efforts volunteering for an award-winning not-for-profit organisation support an essential community service
  • Truly flexible and supportive work environment – we walk the talk
  • Be part of an organisation who’s shaking up the aged care industry
  • Plus meaningful experiences where you know you are making a positive impact in the local community every day

If you’re motivated to contribute positively to your community then we would love to hear from you!

We encourage people with disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Variety is the spice of life - everyone is welcome and everyone matters at Feros Care. We are proud to be an inclusive organisation, embracing all people, regardless of ethnicity, culture, gender, identity, sexual orientation or disability.

Coffs Harbour, NSW

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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