Address:  The Banyo Respite Centre - 425 Earnshaw Road, Banyo, QLD 4014.

Thanks for your interest in becoming a volunteer with Wesley Mission Queensland’s Banyo Respite Centre.

About Banyo Respite Centre

The Banyo Respite Centre is a fun and active group of approximately 40 senior members of our community. They have friendly morning teas, bus trips, concerts and other activities. The club meets every Wednesday morning between 8:30 am and 12:30pm.

About the Volunteer Role

As a Transport and Social Support Volunteer you will play a part of a multi-disciplinary team, working alongside and under the direction of Wesley Mission Queensland paid staff to assist a small number of clients (up to three) at our Banyo Respite Centre to travel to and from the centre, improve their social connections to enhance their wellbeing.   

The time we require volunteers is on Wednesdays between 8am and 12:30pm.

Please note that Transport and Social Support Volunteers are required to utilise their own private vehicle and have an open licence with fully comprehensive insurance.   Volunteers are provided mileage reimbursement when utilizing their private vehicles in this role.

The Banyo Respite Centre 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:
  • We supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Free Flu Vaccinations
  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Being part of a team making a difference in the lives of people in our community.
For more information on Banyo Respite Centre and Wesley Mission Queensland, please visit our website.
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. Once we receive your registration a Wesley Mission Queensland representative will be in contact with you to discuss the role further.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au.

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 volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au 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. Are you available to volunteer weekly on a Wednesday between 8am and 12:30 pm?

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7. As part of this role, you are required to have:
  • An open licence
  • Utilise your own private vehicle
  • Be covered by fully comprehensive insurance.
Are you able to meet this criteria?

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8. Do you have any experience interacting with older persons or people with special needs?

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

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10. 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 residents, 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:

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

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