WesleyCare Jindalee - 620 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road, Sinnamon Park QLD 4073.

Wesley Mission Queensland is looking for people interested in spending time with young adults living with complex disabilities who live in our Supported Accommodation Services.   Just a bit of quality time shared can mean so much! 


About our Supported Accommodation Services

Everyone should have access to a living environment of their choosing. Our supported accommodation communities offer young people living with complex disabilities the chance to live a normal and dignified life with the support they need to reach their own personal goals.

Wesley Mission Queensland's supported accommodation communities include:
  • Asher House in Wynnum
  • WesleyCare Jindalee at Sinnamon Park in Brisbane
  • WesleyCare Tewantin on the Sunshine Coast
  • WesleyCare Coomera on the Gold Coast
  • WesleyCare Sinnamon Village at Sinnamon Park in Brisbane
  • Youngcare Share House Wooloowin in Brisbane.
All of these communities are state-of-the-art with high-tech equipment, and 24-hour care and support by registered nurses, carers and therapy assistants. Youngcare, Asher House and WesleyCare also offer an activities coordinator and a qualified cook or chef.

The model of care provided at each community is focused on the individual to ensure the needs of every resident are met. This creates an environment where residents can enjoy the meaningful, happy lives they deserve.


To learn more about our Supported Accommodation Services, please visit our website www.wmq.org.au.
About the Share Your Time Volunteer Role

Our Share You Time Volunteers enrich the lives of young adults living with complex disabilities who live in our Supported Accommodation Services by providing some or all the following:
  • Establishing and maintaining friendships and ongoing relationships with individual or small groups of residents
  • Sharing their special talent or interest in designated visits 
  • Assisting with games, activities, and  outings
  • Other tasks as required.
Volunteer visits are relaxed yet diverse in nature - you might chat together, listen to music, read the newspaper, help decorate a room, play a card game right through to grabbing a coffee or spending time together at special events, organised outings, visiting galleries, concerts or various other activities.  Volunteers also have the opportunity to assist in many other types of social activities run by the staff; or by sharing a special talent or interest that you may have with the residents.

Our Supported Accommodation Services are welcoming and rewarding places to volunteer where you will meet many wonderful people from various backgrounds 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.
What Happens Next?

Before you consider becoming a Share Your Time 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, preferred location, availability, skills, and interests.

After we receive your application a Wesley Mission Queensland representative will be in contact with you to discuss the position in more detail.

If you have any questions about your registration, please do not hesitate to contact us on volunteerrelations@wmq.org.au.

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 role.

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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. What days and times do you prefer to volunteer?
Please choose as many days and times that you know you will be available on an ongoing basis.  We will then try to find a suitable shift for you.

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7. What frequency do you prefer to volunteer? 
Weekly is preferred.

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8. Do you have any experience interacting with young adults living with complex disabilities 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 choose any skills or interests you may have to help us to match you to a role:
You can choose up to 5 skills or interests.

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

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11. Do you have a current Blue Card (working with children check) or Yellow Card (working with people with disabilities check)?   
Your card must have at least three months until the expiry date.

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12. Do you have a current Queensland Drivers Licence?

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13. Are you confident that you can commit the time to build a lasting friendship with our residents?

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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 that I will be expected to: 
  • Interact positively with residents, customers, 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 in 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:

Please note that due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) restrictions, contact with volunteer applicants will take longer than usual. Your application will be kept on file until recruitment recommences.
Thank you for your patience during this time.

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

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