Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc. are seeking volunteers who can assist in supporting residents/clients to engage in meaningful social and leisure activities at John Paul 11 Village Residential Care, located in Klemzig.
Volunteers have many skills and life experiences that can assist in enhancing the quality of life of our residents by creating opportunities for them to blossom. We look forward to hearing from you if you are interested in any of the following roles:
- Providing companionship to residents who may not have family/friends nearby. This may include playing a game of chess, doing crosswords or just having a cup of tea and a chat
- Supporting a gardening group or Men's Shed
- Assisting with art and craft groups, bus trips and other leisure activities
- Entertaining residents with a special talent (e.g. music, acting, dancing etc.)
We also embrace new and creative ways of supporting the quality of life of our residents. If you have an specific idea or activity that you think our residents would benefit from, we encourage you to get in touch and discuss a bespoke volunteering opportunity.
We appreciate the commitment and support of our volunteers and work with each one to arrange the most suitable days and times for them to volunteer with us. Any time you give is valuable, be it 3 days a week or a few hours per month.
Our preferred times for new volunteers at the moment are Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm, though we would welcome volunteers with availability outside of these times.
Set days and times are applicable for Gardening Group which is held on Thursdays 1.30pm - 4pm and for Men's Group which is held on Monday and Wednesday's.
About Southern Cross Care:
For more than 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community in South Australia, Northern Territory and Victoria.
We're guided by our values of care, communication, creativity and teamwork, and we want people who share these values to join our team.
All volunteers require a police certificate for the purpose of aged Care and evidence of the 2021 influenza vaccination.
Mandatory training is provided with optional additional training