Petrie Community Aged Care Respite Service - 3 Mundin Street, Petrie 4502
Arana Hills Community Aged Care Respite Service
 - 2 Mitchell St, Arana Hills QLD 4054

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Petrie and Arana Hills Community Aged Care Respite Services are looking for people interested in spending time with our clients helping out in fun and enjoyable daily activities and outings.   Just a bit of quality time shared can mean so much!

About our Community Aged Care Respite Services

Our Community Aged Care Respite Services assist seniors and people living with a disability 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.

The Community Aged Care Respite Services provide:
  • Centre-based day respite
  • Social support
  • Personal care
  • Flexible respite
  • Transport to and from the respite centres
  • Podiatry
  • Hairdressing
  • Carer support groups
  • Referral to other services as required.
The Community Aged Care Respite Services also supports special needs groups, including:
  • People living with dementia
  • People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and
  • Carers of elderly people and people living with a disability.
For more information on Wesley Mission Queensland, please visit our website.
About the Role

Our Program Assistants work in a team with paid staff and other volunteers to:

  • Set up equipment and resources for the day’s activities
  • Supporting the activities and creating a fun, friendly, and stimulating environment
  • Assisting with serving food and drink, and clearing tables and trolleys
  • Watering plants and keeping areas tidy
  • Cleaning up and putting things away.
Shifts are available weekdays - morning, afternoon, or a full day 9am till 4pm. 

We also have opportunities for volunteers to assist with:
  • Exercise Program: Facilitating programs or assisting clients in exercise programs (Petrie)
  • Gardening Program:   Potting and maintaining plants with clients (Petrie)
  • Bus Driving:  Driving the centre bus on trips to pick up or deliver clients in the morning or afternoon - Open QLD C Class licence required (Petrie)
  • Bus Assistance:   Assisting as a passenger on trips to pick up or deliver clients in the morning or afternoon (Petrie)
  • 3D Printer Teacher:  Teaching and demonstrating how to use a 3D printer to others - no experience necessary, we will show you! (Petrie)
  • Other ways you would like to share your time with us!
Our Community Aged Care Respite Services are a lovely, welcoming, and rewarding places 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 people in our local community.
All our volunteers follow a COVID-19 safe work plan and provide proof they have received their COVID-19 vaccinations before they are registered in their role.

Volunteers will also be required to have a current NDIS Workers Screening Clearance and Blue Card Combined check prior to commencement. This can be applied for through Wesley Mission Queensland at no cost to you.
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.

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 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 respite centre would you prefer to volunteer in?

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

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9am to 1pm
1pm to 4pm
9am to 4pm

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8. What activity or activities are you interested in helping out in?  

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

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

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

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14. 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 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, 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 my COVID-19 vaccinations. 
  • Provide or apply for an NDIS Worker Screening Check and Blue Card Combined through Wesley Mission Queensland before I commence in the position.  
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.