Address:   Dovetree, Sinnamon Village Aged Care Community, 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road Sinnamon Park, QLD 4073.

Are you looking for something fun to do while meeting new people and building friendships with elder residents in aged care communities?

Dovetree at Sinnamon Village Aged Care Community is seeking enthusiastic Elders Companions to assist with various activities throughout the week.   This includes spending time with elder residents:
  • Visiting the onsite cinema and watching a movie on Mondays between 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Visiting the onsite church service and enjoying the service on Thursday morning between 9:30am and 12noon or Thursday afternoon between 1:30pm and 3:30pm
  • Cooking a scrumptious BBQ lunch onsite on Tuesdays between 11am to 1pm
  • Going on fun bus trips out in the community each Wednesday between 1pm and 3:15pm.
These activities assist elder residents by improving emotional health, reducing stress, and promoting a sense of wellbeing and connectedness. Most importantly bringing joy and creating smiles for all involved!

Elders Companions also assist residents by:
  • Encouraging independence, friendship, and fun
  • Being spontaneous and sharing life experiences
  • Providing companionship and a sense of belonging
  • Communicating resident feedback to staff to enhance resident enjoyment.
This volunteering role is suitable for people who have excellent communication skills and display a calm and empathetic manner towards others. This volunteering role is a wonderful way to make a difference in the lives of our elderly, while making friends, having fun and learning new skills.

* Please note that these roles do not involve any personal care work.
This program is located within the Sinnamon Village Aged Care Community where the residents enjoy a wonderful sense of life, fun, and friendship.

Sinnamon Village 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 Sinnamon Village 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.

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 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 Elder Companion role or roles are you interested in?

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

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

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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:

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.

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