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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.  

Register your expression of interest to volunteer

If you are not interested in the advertised positions below but would like to register your expression of interest to volunteer and be notified of future vacancies, please register here

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.

For general enquiries please call Customer Contact on 8408 1111.

We are currently seeking applications for the following positions:

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:

  • Willingness to undergo DCSI Aged Care screenings
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Be compassionate, cheerful and positive.
  • Patience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds.

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Community Visitor 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.


Program Facilitator - 8 Ball Group

Do you enjoy playing 8 Ball?

We are seeking a volunteer to facilitate an 8 Ball Group that meet and play on a regular basis at the Henley and Grange Community Centre, to increase socialisation for residents of the City of Charles Sturt.

If you are available weekly on a Friday 10am to 2pm and believe you have the following we would love to hear from you:

  • Willingness to undergo DCSI screenings
  • Genuine interest in working with people and playing 8 Ball
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated reliability
  • Good communication skills
  • Patience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Program Facilitator - 8 Ball 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.

 

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