Address: Bethesda, 29 Grace Street, Corinda QLD 4073.

Do you enjoy having fun?

Our Bethesda residents enjoy there daily activity program including arts and crafts, bingo, concerts, games and spontaneous activities and are  seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist them during these activities. These activities improve both cognitive and physical health as well as promoting happiness and excitement in a fun and social atmosphere.

Lifestyle Assistants can assist residents by:
  • Escorting residents to and from the activity program and assisting with the setup.
  • Ensuring residents remain actively engaged encouraged and inspired.
  • Encouraging independence, friendship, and fun.
  • Being spontaneous and sharing life experiences.
  • Communicating resident feedback back to staff to assist in improving both the activity and resident enjoyment.
  • Just having fun!
Bethesda boasts a homely and caring environment where the residents enjoy a wonderful sense of community and friendship.

Bethesda has embraced the internationally-recognised Eden Alternative Philosophy of Care and is a 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.

Volunteers are currently required from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am till 3.30pm. Morning and afternoon shifts are available.
Bethesda has embraced the internationally-recognised Eden Alternative Philosophy of Care and is a 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 seniors in our Aged Care Communities.
To learn more about Bethesda 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 outlining your details, availability, skills, and interests.

Please note that it is now federal legislation that all residential aged care volunteers can show proof that they have received an annual Influenza vaccination. You will be required to show proof of your vaccination prior to commencement.

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

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 volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au if you need any clarification regarding this online form.

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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 days are you available to volunteer?

  Morning Afternoon
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7. Do you have any experience interacting with older persons, people with dementia or people with special needs?

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8. 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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9. Please outline any qualities, skills, qualifications 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.  
  • Provide proof that you have received a current Influenza vaccination prior to commencement and during your time volunteering with us.
  • 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. Thank you for your patience during this time.

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

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