Address:  John Wesley Gardens Residential Aged Care Community - 19 Halsmere St, Geebung QLD 4034.

At Wesley Mission Queensland, you will find a new way of thinking about Residential Aged Care. With your support, we encourage our residents to have fun and celebrate life - all while receiving the care they need.

Our Residential Aged Care Communities are the only ones in Queensland registered with the Eden Alternative™ philosophy of care, which focuses on eliminating loneliness, helplessness and boredom and promoting meaningful relationships and companionship.

John Wesley Gardens is a state-of-the-art aged care community at Geebung.   With landscaped gardens to view from the large picture-view windows, we create spontaneous, meaningful and exciting social, learning, and recreational events for all residents to enjoy. The positivity of the residents, staff and volunteers is infectious, and everyone joins in, bringing laughter and smiles.

For more information, please visit our website.
About Our Volunteer Roles

Our volunteers assist in our Residential Aged Care Communities in the following ways:

  • Companionship and social support - spending time with and assisting residents to improve their social connections to enhance their wellbeing.
  • Activity assistance - assisting residents to participate in and enjoy scheduled fun programs.
  • Facilitating groups - utilising skills and abilities to facilitate group activities.
  • Musicians and entertainers - sharing talents or interests with residents.
  • Gardening, groundskeeping and pet care - maintaining pot plants, indoor and outdoor gardens, and assisting with pet care.
  • Reception and administration - meet and greet visitors and support the administration team with duties, including receiving and coordinating deliveries.
  • Greeters: meet and greet visitors, provide directions and guidance, and support them through any special procedures that are in place to reduce risks to older people.
  • Virtual volunteering - connecting with individuals or small groups of residents digitally or via postal methods.
You will find a list of our current advertised volunteer roles outlined below.

Our Residential Aged Care Communities are welcoming and rewarding places 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 download and 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
  • All our volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof they have received their COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement.
  • Volunteers must have a current NDIS Workers Screening Clearance before commencement. This can be applied for through Wesley Mission Queensland at no cost to you.  
  • 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 at 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 volunteer role or roles are you interested in?
You can choose as many roles as you wish!

You can review the position advertisement by clicking on the position number.

Please make sure that:

(a) The role's location is convenient for you
(b) That you have interests that complement the role; and
(c) That you can commit to visiting on an ongoing basis.

Please outline the best days and times for you in question 7.

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7. Which day or days would you prefer to volunteer?
Please ensure you will be available for your chosen time or times in an ongoing capacity.

  Saturday Sunday
10am - 12 midday
12 midday - 2pm
10am - 2pm

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

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10. If required, are you physically able to push an occupied wheelchair?
Training is provided and pushing wheelchairs is optional in the role.

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11. Do you have an NDIS Worker Screening Check?
Your check must be current. You can apply for one through us if you do not have one.  

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12. Are you able to provide proof that you have received your 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:
  • Have a general understanding of (or gain an understanding of) Wesley Mission Queensland and the people we support.
  • Interact positively with residents, families, stakeholders, staff, and the public.
  • Understand your role and responsibilities and apply yourself to the best of your abilities.
  • Interact well in a team, use initiative, take direction, and at times work with limited supervision.
  • Ask questions if uncertain about anything in the role and report any issues immediately.
  • Be prompt and reliable and commit to the role within the agreed hours.
  • Understand and respect confidentiality.
  • Maintain professional and personal boundaries.
  • Complete all education required within the role.
  • Have the required current security checks, licences, vaccinations, and documentation on file.
  • Have the ability and willingness to work within the philosophies, policies, procedures, and Charter of Wesley Mission Queensland outlined in the Volunteer Handbook and by the Workplace Supervisor and Local Level Manager.
I have downloaded, read, understood, and am willing to follow the guidelines within the:
I have watched and understood the contents in the:

Thank you for completing this form!
By pressing "SUBMIT", you declare that the information you have provided is correct.