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

Our Chaplaincy team at Sinnamon Village are seeking volunteers to assist residents both to and from the onsite church service on a Sunday morning. This includes collecting residents from their rooms and accompanying them to the service and then escorting them back to their room or living area after the service.

The Chaplaincy Assistant assists residents by:

  • Escorting residents to and from the Sunday morning church service
  • Providing support to elderly residents and establishing friendships
  • Encouraging independence, mental well-being, and connectedness
  • Assisting with the morning tea for residents after-service
  • Reporting relevant feedback to the Chaplain or staff.
This role is suitable for people who have well developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, are active and display a calm and empathetic manner.

Volunteer hours for this role can be on a short or long term basis. Sunday morning between the hours of 9.15am until 11.45am or as negotiated with the Chaplains.
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 volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au 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. Are you available to volunteer on Sundays between the hours of 9:15am and 11:45am?

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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. 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:

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

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