Address: Hadden Place Dementia Specific Day Respite Centre - 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park 4073.

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Hadden Place at Sinnamon Park is looking for people interested in helping out with dementia-friendly activities with our clients, preparing and serving refreshments and morning tea, and driving clients to and from their residences to the centre or on scheduled outings in company fleet vehicles.   

Shifts are available Monday to Friday, morning (9am till 1pm), afternoon (1pm till 4:30pm), or a full day (9am till 4:30pm).

About Hadden Place
Wesley Mission Queensland’s Dementia Specific Day Respite Centre assists people living with dementia to take a break from their regular environment, meet new people and have a fun and rewarding experience while still having their care needs met.

Hadden Place also provides:
  • Individual care and support for people living with dementia
  • Transport services
  • Morning and afternoon tea, and a two-course lunch
  • General outings on a regular basis.

To learn more about Hadden Place, please visit our website
About the Hadden Place Volunteer Role

As part of our program you will be assisting our clients on their lifelong learning path by:
  • Listening to their stories
  • Discovering their passions and interests
  • Uncovering their skills
  • Report any feedback or requests to the workplace supervisor
  • Ensuring positive interactions with clients so they can maintain an enriched lifestyle.
Depending on your interests and skills, you may be involved in one or more programs in the centre, including:
  • Table games with clients, including bingo, puzzles, scrabble, and domino’s
  • Craft activities
  • One-on-one reading to clients
  • Social groups, chats in small groups
  • Assisting with preparing, serving, and clearing morning tea
  • Simple exercises
  • Driving clients on outings or to and from their residences to the centre in company fleet vehicles  
  • Other special skills you would like to share.

The volunteer role suits people with well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills and display a calm, caring, and empathetic manner. It’s a great way to make a difference in the lives of our clients while making friends, having fun, and learning new skills.

Hadden Place 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:
  • 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 people in our local community.

All our volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof that they have received their COVID-19 vaccinations before they are registered in their role.

Volunteers must also have a current NDIS Workers Screening check on file before commencement. This can be applied for through Wesley Mission Queensland at no cost to you.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a Haden Place volunteer, we ask that you read:

We also ask that you watch the Wesley Mission Queensland Volunteer Orientation Video to better understand volunteering with Wesley Mission Queensland.

Once you have read these documents, watched the orientation video, and are confident you would like to 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
  • Please visit Wesley Mission Queensland's website for 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 at 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. 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.

Please make sure 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 days and times do you prefer to volunteer?
Please choose as many days and times that you know you will be available on an ongoing basis.  We will then find a suitable shift or shifts for you.

  Morning (9am till 1pm) Afternoons (1pm till 4:30pm) Full Day (9am till 4:30pm)

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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, qualifications or experience you can bring to the volunteer position:

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10. Do you have any of the following probity checks?
Checks must be current.

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

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12. 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:
  • Interact positively with residents, customers, 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 in 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 received my COVID-19 vaccinations.

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.