Address:  Wesleycare Coomera -  14-18 Esplanade, Coomera, Qld, 4209

Can you play a musical instrument and would like to make friends and bring joy to others by sharing your talent?

Wesley Mission Queensland is looking for individual performers who would like to spend time with young adults with complex needs sharing their musical talents. Whether spending time one on one or with a group developing friendships, sharing experiences and encouraging others to participate it’s heaps of fun for all involved!

Volunteer times available Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons, 12:00pm - 4:00pm.

This role is suitable for people who enjoy playing a musical instrument or singing and have well developed interpersonal skills and a caring and empathetic manner. It’s a great way to make a difference in the lives of our young adults with complex needs while making friends, having fun and learning new skills.

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.
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 Gardening 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 with music, playing an instrument or musical therapy?
Experience is not required, however, it may assist us to find the most suitable role for you.

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9. 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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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. 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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