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Volunteer Lifestyle Memory Support, St Agnes (Closing 1 Nov 2019)

Volunteer Role: Volunteer Lifestyle Memory Support
Location: St Agnes
Work Type: Part-Time
Date Closing: 5pm, 1 November 2019

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: Do you enjoy socialising and have experience working with people with memory loss? Bene is looking for volunteers to support our lifestyle teams to undertake a diverse range of activities to enhance our memory support social programs. You will be working alongside staff supporting people with dementia, building on their passions, strengths and interests. Main duties includes participating in person-centred activities on a one-to-one basis. If you have knowledge and skills in working with people living with dementia and enjoy engaging with a diverse range of people, we would love to hear from you!

Monday St Agnes 3.00-6.00
Tuesday St Agnes 3.00-6.00
Wednesday St Agnes 3.00-6.00
Thursday St Agnes 3.00-6.00
Friday St Agnes 3.00-6.00
Saturday St Agnes 3.00-6.00

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in the lives of our culturally diverse consumers in a truly vibrant and energetic care environment where you will be well supported in your role.

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 be willing to contribute your time, talents, skills and knowledge to assist us in creating unique experiences for our consumers. This volunteer role requires you to have:

  • The ability to work positively within a team to achieve shared goals
  • Strong customer service skills
  • National Police Clearance (or ability to obtain)
  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence

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.

To Apply: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button ensuring that you upload your resume and three current referees. Applications close 5pm, 1 November 2019.

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