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Volunteer Vacancies

All our volunteers receive support, training and recognition. Police checks are organised and paid for by Council where applicable.  

We are currently seeking Volunteers to assist with:

  

Community Visitors

Do you enjoy meeting new people?

Community Visitors provide regular companionship and friendship to a socially isolated person in a residential facility, enhancing the resident’s social and community involvement.

Community Visitors will be required to visit a selected resident on a regular (eg fortnightly) basis at a time that suits both the volunteer and the resident.

Where appropriate, suitable volunteers will be matched by the coordinator of the program to a resident with similar interests and life experiences.

If you believe you have the following we would love to hear from you:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Be compassionate, cheerful and positive.
  • Paitience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds.

 


 

 

 

Library Children's Services Support Volunteer

When:

There are multiple positions available covering weekday mornings and afternooons and Saturday mornings, with a weekly commitment

Where:

Various Libraries within the City of Charles Sturt

We are seeking multiple volunteers to assist the Children's Services staff in their preparation and delivery of the LIbrary's Children's Services program events for families with children in the City of Charles Sturt.

  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for working with children and their families.
  • Paitience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds.

Applications for this position close 5pm, Monday 8th February 2016


 

Community Bus Aides

When:

Friday 8:30am to 1pm Weekly

Where:

Assisting on the 17 seater bus, taking passengers to West Lakes Shopping Centre the first week and then to Fulham Gardens Shopping Centre on the alternate week.

When:

Tuesday 8:30am to 1pm Fortnightly

Where:

Assisting on the 17 seater bus, taking passengers to Arndale Shopping Centre

When:

The last Wednesday of the month, February through to December

Where:

Assisting on a small 9 seater bus, picking up clients from their homes, travel to places of interest, then returning home after a stop for lunch.

We are seeking volunteers to act as an aide and assist the Community Bus Driver on a regular rostered (or occasional charter) basis, providing a door to door shopping service, or socialisation, for eligible clients in the City of Charles Sturt.

  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Genuine interest in frail aged and people with disabilities.
  • Ability to operate a mobile phone and read a street directory.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion.

Applications for this position close 5pm, Monday 8th February 2016


 

Program Facilitator and Program Assistant - Men's Cooking Group

When:

Monday 9am to 1pm Weekly

Where:

Bower Cottages - 200 Bower Road, Semaphore Park

We are seeking volunteers to plan and facilitate a men's cooking group to encourage lifelong learning and reduce social isolation for residents of the City of Charles Sturt.

  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for cooking and nutrition (you do not need to be a trained chef)
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Tolerance of people's abilities and cultural backgrounds as well as an awareness of their limitations.

Applications for this position close 5pm, Monday 8th February 2016


If you are interested in any of the positions advertised and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please register online. When you register, please indicate which role you are applying for when answering the question, "why do you wish to become a volunteer". Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.

For general enquiries please contact Customer Service on 8408 1111.

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