Our residential aged care communities at Chermside,  Sinnamon Park and Bray Park are seeking volunteers to assist in welcoming visitors to our aged care communities.   
 
Due to COVID-19 restrictions and the safety of our residents and workforce we ask that volunteers expressing an interest in this role meet with the following criteria:
  • Are under 65 years of age and over 16 years of age
  • Have received the 2020 influenza vaccination (proof of this vaccination is required)
  • Have NOT arrived from overseas in the preceding 14 days
  • Are healthy and well (temperatures are taken on arrival).
The concierge role will comprise of tasks such as:
  •  Welcoming visitors to the aged care community
  • Liaising with residents, staff, volunteers, contractors, and other visitors
  • Reviewing each visitor against the entry criteria
  • Provide access to visitors that comply with relevant criteria
  • Restrict access to visitors that do not comply and provide an explanation as to why
  • Document visitor access for those who are able to visit and also those denied entry
  • Report any feedback or requests through to the appropriate staff.
This volunteer role is suitable for people who have well developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and display a calm, caring and empathetic manner.

Volunteering shifts are available seven days a week between the hours of 9am - 4pm on a roster system. Time frames are flexible to suit your availability.
Our Aged Care communities have embraced the internationally-recognised Eden Alternative Philosophy of Care and are welcoming and rewarding places to volunteer.

They are the homes of residents who enjoy a wonderful sense of life, independence, fun, and friendship. 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
  • 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 our Wesley Mission Queensland Aged Care communities 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 volunteeringwithseniors@wmq.org.au if you need any clarification regarding this online form.

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1. Are you currently registered as a Wesley Mission Queensland volunteer?

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2. Please provide your personal details:

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3. Your date of birth?

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

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

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7. Which location or locations would you prefer to volunteer?

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8. What days and times would you prefer to volunteer?
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9. Do you have any experience interacting with older persons, people with dementia or people with special needs?

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

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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 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:

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

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