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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.
  • Patience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds.

 


 

Home Maintenance Volunteers

When:

One day a week.  There are currently 6 vacancies covering Monday through to Friday (Please be advised that you do not need to be available each day)

8am to 4pm (flexible)

Where:

Meet at the Beverley Depot

We are seeking up to six volunteers to provide basic home maintenance assistance to eligible clients of the City of Charles Sturt. The volunteers will be working alongside the Home Maintenance Community Care Officer (Handyperson).

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

  • A background or interest in Home Maintenance.
  • A reasonable degree of fitness for gardening, including but not limited to pruning and rubbish removal.
  • Current Driver's Licence - desirable.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Genuine interest in frail aged and people with disabilities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion.
  • Patience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds.

 


 

Graffiti Removal Volunteer

When:

A weekly commitment on Tuesday

9am to 3pm

Where:

Meet at the Beverley Depot

We are seeking a volunteer to work as part of a team of volunteers who assist in the rapid removal, monitoring and reporting of graffiti in the City of Charles Sturt.

  • Current Driver’s licence – desirable.
  • Experience driving and towing a trailer – desirable.
  • Basic painting skills – desirable.
  • Be of average physical fitness.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Make a regular commitment to the program.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Willingness to undertake training.
  • Patience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds.

 

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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