Arana Hills Respite Centre  - 2 Mitchell St, Arana Hills QLD 4054

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Arana Hills Respite Centre is seeking volunteers!

Arana Hills Respite Centre is for seniors and people living with a disability in the Pine Rivers area. It is a wonderful place to connect, meet people, and make new friends. Our services include centre-based day respite and a diverse range of day programs and activities, social groups, and social outings.

As part of the centre's programs, we facilitate the following:
  • A range of visiting allied health professionals, including podiatry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology
  • Activities tailored to interests include exercise programs, art, board games, gardening, music, hobby shed, technology, and so much more
  • Social connection by spending time with new and familiar faces
  • Bus trips and social outings.
For more information on our respite centres and Wesley Mission Queensland, please visit our website.
About the Volunteer Roles

We are currently looking for volunteers to join our fun and supportive team to assist in the following programs:

  • Being involved in the respite’s social activities, including playing table games, arts and crafts, going on outings, sharing stories, cooking and lots more
  • Driving respite attendees to and from the centre.
You will find a list of current volunteer roles outlined below. Volunteer hours are available Tuesdays and Thursdays.   

Many volunteers support our respite centres, and new volunteers are always welcome. So please contact us on (07) 3285 5955 to discuss any other opportunities that may be available.

Arana Hills Respite Centre is a welcoming and rewarding place to volunteer, where you will meet many wonderful people from various backgrounds and learn new skills that may assist you personally and professionally.

There are lots of other benefits to volunteering with us as well, such as:

  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Great education opportunities
  • We supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Invites to special events
  • Being part of a team who make a difference in the lives of people in our community.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a volunteer, we ask that you read:
We also ask that you watch the Wesley Mission Queensland Volunteer Orientation Video to gain a better understanding of volunteering with Wesley Mission Queensland.

Once you have read these documents and watched the orientation video and you are confident you would like to become a volunteer, please complete this quick online registration. Once we receive your registration, a Wesley Mission Queensland representative will contact you to discuss the role further.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Other Information
  • All our volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof they have received their COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement.
  • Volunteers must have a current NDIS Workers Screening Clearance before commencement. This can be applied for through Wesley Mission Queensland at no cost to you.  
  • 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 registration form and its contents.

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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. Which volunteer role or roles are you interested in?
You can choose as many roles as you wish; for example, you may like to drive in the morning and then stay for the day to help out with the fun activities.

  When choosing a role or roles, please ensure that:

  • The role's location is convenient for you
  • That you have interests that complement the role; and
  • That you can commit to visiting on an ongoing basis.

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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.  

  Tuesday Thursday
Full Day 

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

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11. Do you have an NDIS Worker Screening Check?
Check must be current.

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12. Are you able to provide proof that you have received your COVID-19 vaccinations? 

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

I understand that as a volunteer with Wesley Mission Queensland, 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, and 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 promptly notify my supervisor if I cannot 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).  
  • Follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof I have my COVID-19 vaccinations. 
  • Provide or apply for an NDIS Worker Screening Check and Blue Card Combined through Wesley Mission Queensland before I commence.  
I have read, understood, and am willing to follow the guidelines within the:
I have watched and understood the contents in the:

By pressing "SUBMIT" I declare that the information I have provided is correct.