Volunteer Gardening & Maintenance Assistant

Volunteer Role: Volunteer Gardening and Maintenance Assistant

About Bene: At Bene, we believe that growing older is no reason to stop growing as individuals or as communities. Quite the opposite. Here, our staff and volunteers work as a team to ensure that the lives of over 2,500 South Australians are more able to flourish in communities that celebrate individuality, diversity and a zest for life. Our volunteers bring optimism and enthusiasm, create positive energy and share diverse perspectives that lead to enhanced outcomes for our consumers, staff and many others in the Bene family. That’s something to be proud of.

About the Role: A Volunteer Gardening & Maintenance Assistant is responsible for assisting gardening and maintenance staff with landscaping and building projects. Grounds maintenance workers perform a variety of tasks to achieve a pleasant and functional outdoor environment. This position requires a person who has knowledge of manual handling and is enthusiastic about assisting with either gardening or maintenance work. Duties include: planting, pruning and weeding or painting, cleaning and repairing fixtures. If you love being outdoors and enjoy engaging with a diverse range of people, we would love to hear from you!

About You: You will be a committed and caring individual that displays empathy for the older members of our community. You will equally match our culture and values and will have a good work ethic, be reliable and enjoy working in a team environment. You will enjoy utilising your unique talents, trades and skills to assist staff in maintaining our sites to a high standard. This volunteer position requires you to have:

  • The ability to work positively within a team to achieve shared goals
  • General knowledge of Work Health and Safety practices
  • National Police Clearance (or ability to obtain)

Diversity and Inclusion: We celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the strength in diversity. At Bene, we strive to create an inclusive workplace culture that connects us closer to the communities that we serve. As an Equal Opportunity employer, we are committed to the principles of fairness, dignity and mutual respect.


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