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Respite House Assistant

Organisation : Alzheimers WA

Location : Perth, WA Regional (Shenton Park, Greenfields and Albany)

Time required : A few hours each week during the opening hours of our respite houses (Mon to Fri between 9am and 4pm).

Duration of project : More than 6 months

Skill area : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Engagement

Application closing date : 31 Jul, 2024

About the role

About the Opportunity

Elevate your volunteer experience by becoming a respite house volunteer at Alzheimer’s WA. Your impact goes beyond the moments you create as you leave our members full of joy and provide meaningful connection. It’s not just cooking prep and assisting the on-site team with keeping the house neat and tidy, but it’s crafting unforgettable experiences through companionship and helping us provide engaging activities like crochet, art, golf, and more.

 

We have several opportunities in each our warm and friendly locations, with room for two passionate and purpose-driven volunteers per site (Mandurah, Perth, and Albany). It’s not just about helping the team; it’s about weaving a tapestry of warmth and laughter in the lives of those we serve. Join us on this fulfilling journey where your presence transforms into cherished memories.

 

Background Check Required

At Alzheimer’s WA, the safety and well-being of our volunteers are paramount. As part of our commitment to creating a secure environment, all volunteers are required to obtain an NDIS Check. AWA reimburses all volunteers for the cost of the NDIS Check.

 

APPLY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY!

If you have any questions about our volunteering opportunities, please contact our People & Culture team on (08) 9388-2800 or via our website.

Join us on this fulfilling journey and be the driving force behind a brighter tomorrow. Apply now and let your passion steer the way!

About the organisation

Organisation name : Alzheimers WA

About Us

Dementia is the leading cause of death of women in Australia and the second leading cause of death of all Australians. Without a medical breakthrough, the number of Australians living with dementia is projected to increase rapidly to almost 150,000 in the next four decades. Established in 1982, Alzheimer’s WA advocates, educates, supports and engages the 48,000 Western Australians living with dementia, as well their families and carers.

 

Alzheimer’s WA relies on passionate people just like you to undertake a wide range of voluntary roles within our organisation to help enhance the quality of life of people with dementia, add value to our services, and complement the work of our staff in their professional roles.

Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Send us an email – recruitment@alzheimerswa.org.au, expressing your interests. 

At Alzheimer’s WA, the safety and well-being of our volunteers are paramount. As part of our commitment to creating a secure environment, all volunteers are required to obtain an NDIS Check. AWA reimburses all volunteers for the cost of the NDIS Check.

We also require few mandatory documents:

  1. Drivers license or passport (for identification purposes)
  2. Covid 19 vaccination (3 doses) 

Please quote in application: Respite House Assistant via Pro Bono Australia.


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