Address:   Anam Cara Aged Care Community, 42-52 Lavarack Avenue, Bray Park QLD 4500

Are you someone who knows the positive power of engaging with people who have dementia? We’re looking for special companions with an insight into the way aged care residents living with dementia see and experience the world around them. 

This is an opportunity to enhance self-esteem through conversation, garden walks, or co-creative activities under the guidance of our specialist staff.

Our Anam Cara Aged Care Community Cottages Clear Mountain and Cashmere features a homelike environment where residents can enjoy a sense of community, well-being and belonging. The cottage is adapted to support 19 residents with memory loss and our dedicated Leisure and Lifestyle staff are looking for people who are passionate about positive ageing and able to spend meaningful time with residents.

As part of the Companion Volunteer role you can assist our residents by:
  • Encouraging independence friendship and fun.
  • Listening to their stories and reminiscing.
  • Providing meaningful and spontaneous activities.
  • Discovering passions and interests.
  • Creating new memories.
  • Networking with staff, families and other volunteers to enhance resident’s well-being.
The role of the Volunteer Visitor is suitable for people who have well developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills and display a calm, caring and empathetic manner. Volunteering is a great way to make a difference in the lives of our seniors while making friends, having fun and learning new skills.

Volunteering hours for this role can be made flexible to suit you and your lifestyle commitments .

Anam Cara means ‘Soul Place’ and is an innovative and award winning aged care community. Residents enjoy a resort style community with expansive outdoor gardens, children’s playgrounds and BBQ areas that can be enjoyed by residents, families and friends.
Anam Cara 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 (seasonal)
  • 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 Anam Cara Court please visit our website.
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 be in contact with you to discuss the role further.

Please contact Volunteer Relations at if you require any clarification regarding this role.

All of our volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof they have received their COVID-10 Vaccinations before commencement.

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 day and time is most suitable for you to volunteer?
You can choose as many as you wish, but ensure you will be available in this timeframe.

  Morning - approx 9am to 12 noon Afternoon - approx 1pm till 7pm

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

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

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

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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.  
  • 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 three COVID-19 vaccinations before commencement.

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.