Address:  Arana Hills Respite and Social Inclusion Service - 2 Mitchell St, Arana Hills QLD 4054.

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Arana Hills Respite and Social Inclusion Service is looking for people interested in spending time with our clients.   Just a bit of quality time shared can mean so much!

About the Arana Hills Respite and Social Inclusion Service 

The Arana Hills Respite and Social Inclusion Service assists seniors and people living with a disability to take a break from their regular environment, meet new people and have a fun and rewarding experience while still having their care needs met.

Petrie Respite and Social Inclusion Service is a hub of activity, providing:
  • Centre-based day respite
  • Social support
  • Transport to and from the respite centres
  • Podiatry
  • Hairdressing
  • Carer support groups
  • Referral to other services as required.
Arana Hills Respite and Social Inclusion Service also support special needs groups, including:
  • People living with dementia
  • People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and
  • Carers of elderly people and people living with a disability.
For more information on Wesley Mission Queensland, please visit our website.
About the Role

As a Share Your Time Respite Assistant volunteer you will be assisting our clients on their lifelong learning path assisting in all or some of the following tasks:

  • Providing meaningful social interactions and conversations
  • Playing and assisting within meaningful games
  • General assistance in respite programs including art, cooking, exercise or music
  • Administration assistance
  • Other skills or interests that you may be interested in sharing with us.

The Arana Hills Respite and Social Inclusion Service is a lovely, welcoming, and rewarding place to volunteer where you will meet many wonderful people and learn great new skills that may assist you both personally and professionally.   There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:
  • Great education opportunities
  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Invitations to social events
  • Being part of a team that really is making a difference in the lives of people in our local community.
Shifts are available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday between 9am and 1pm.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a volunteer we ask that you read:
Once you have read these documents and you are confident you would like to become a volunteer, please complete this quick online registration outlining your details, availability, skills, and interests.

After we receive your application a Wesley Mission Queensland representative will contact you to discuss the role further.

If you have any questions about your registration, please do not hesitate to contact us on

We look forward to hearing from you!
Other Information
  • Please visit Wesley Mission Queensland's website to see our full privacy information and collection statement.
  • Wesley Mission Queensland holds the right to decline any expression of interests that they deem unsuitable without notice.
  • Please contact Volunteer Relations on if you need any clarification regarding this role.

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1. Please provide your personal details:

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2. Your date of birth?


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3. Please provide an emergency contact person for when you are volunteering:

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4. Do you have any special needs, time availability concerns, health issues, etc that you feel may affect your volunteer work or that we should know of in case of an emergency?

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5. Are you applying to volunteer with us as part of one of the following programs?

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6. Please tell us how you would like to share your time with us!  
Feel free to chose as many as you are interested in.

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7. What day or days would you prefer to volunteer? 
Please ensure you will be available for your chosen time or times in an ongoing capacity.

  Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
9am to 1pm

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8. Do you have any experience interacting with older persons, people with dementia, or people with special needs?
Experience is not required, however, it may assist us to find the most suitable role for you.

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9. Please outline any qualities, skills, interests, talents, qualifications or experience you can bring to the volunteer position:

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10. If required, you physically able to push an occupied wheelchair?
Training is provided and pushing wheelchairs is optional in the role.

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11. If recruited as a Wesley Mission Queensland volunteer, I agree to work within the terms and guidelines as outlined in the below declaration.

I understand that as a volunteer with Wesley Mission Queensland that I will be expected to:  
  • Provide an ongoing commitment to the role.
  • Interact positively with clients, staff, volunteers, families, and the general public. 
  • Understand and respect confidentiality, maintain professional boundaries.
  • Volunteer within the guidelines of Wesley Mission Queensland's Code of Conduct.  
  • Undertake any education or competencies required for the position.
  • Be prompt and reliable when rostered to volunteer and notify my supervisor promptly if I am not able to attend my shift.  
  • Work within the philosophies, policies, procedures, and guidelines of Wesley Mission Queensland.  
  • Supply or complete the required security checks (checks are provided and paid for by Wesley Mission Queensland).  

I have read, understood and are willing to follow the guidelines within the:

Please note that due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) restrictions, contact with volunteer applicants will take longer than usual. Your application will be kept on file until recruitment recommences.
Thank you for your patience during this time.

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