Hyland House Respite Centre - 3 Mundin Street, Petrie 4502.

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Hyland House Respite Centre is seeking volunteers!

Hyland House Respite Centre is for older persons and people with special needs in the Pine Rivers area. It is a wonderful place to connect, meet people, and make new friends. Our services include centre-based day respite and a diverse range of programs and activities, social groups, and social outings.

For more information on our respite centres and Wesley Mission Queensland, please visit our website.
About the Volunteer Roles

We are currently looking for volunteers to join our vibrant and supportive team to assist with:

  • Scheduled daily programs
  • Table games with clients, including bingo, puzzles, scrabble, and dominos
  • Arts and craft
  • Running the hobby shed to make items with wood
  • Gardening
  • One-on-one time with a designated client or clients having conversations, reading, doing activities, and building friendships to combat loneliness (as part of the Volunteer Visitor program)
  • Social groups, chats in small groups
  • Preparing, serving, and clearing refreshments and keeping the kitchen running efficiently
  • Simple exercises
  • Driving clients on outings or to and from their residences to the centre in company fleet vehicles (open QLD 'C' class licence required)
  • Playing an instrument
  • Sharing your special talents
  • Helping out where you can!
Various times are available on weekdays between 8 am and 4 pm.

Hyland House Respite Centre 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:

  • Exclusive shopping discounts
  • Great education opportunities
  • We supply and pay for any security checks required for the position
  • Access to online and face-to-face wellness advisors
  • Invites to special events
  • Being part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of people in our community.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a volunteer, we ask that you read:
We also ask that you watch the Wesley Mission Queensland Volunteer Orientation Video to gain a better understanding of volunteering with Wesley Mission Queensland.

Once you have read these documents and watched the orientation video 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 contact you to discuss the role further.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Other Information
  • All our volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof they have received two primary COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement.
  • Volunteers must have a current NDIS Workers Screening Clearance before commencement. You can apply for this through Wesley Mission Queensland at no cost to you.
  • 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 deemed unsuitable without notice.
  • Please contact Volunteer Relations at volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au if you need any clarification regarding this registration form and its contents.

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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 types of volunteer activities are you interested in?

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7. My preferred way to give time is:

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8. Which day or days and approximate time of the day is most suitable for you?
Days and times will be negotiated and agreed to before commencement.

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9. Do you have any experience interacting with older persons 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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10. Please outline any qualities, skills, interests, talents, qualifications or experience you can bring to the volunteer position:

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11. Do you have an NDIS Worker Screening Check?
Check must be current.

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12. Can you provide proof that you have received two primary COVID-19 vaccinations?

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13. 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:
  • Provide an ongoing commitment to the role.
  • Interact positively with clients, 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 for 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 two primary COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Provide or apply for an NDIS Worker Screening Check through Wesley Mission Queensland before I commence.
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.

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