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Club Enliven Dunedin - Activities Assistant

Organisation:

Presbyterian Support Otago

Category:

Practical Help

Hours:

Working Hours

Locations:

Dunedin

Presbyterian Support Otago works for a fair, just and caring community. Motivated by their Christian heritage, and in partnership with others, PSO works across the generations for positive change, strong families and healthy communities. In fulfilling their mission, they endeavour to act with Faith, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Independence.

Social engagement and meaningful activity are essential to a healthy, happy life, no matter what your age. Club Enliven is for people over 65 years and offers a range of social activities including discussions, presentations from guest speakers, singing and music, craft, outings, cooking and meals.

We are looking for volunteers to assist with activities for the day. Assisting with the preparation and service of morning and afternoon tea and delivery of lunch (already plated). Volunteers are also occasionally called upon to assist with clients to the bathroom door and back as required, and generally ensuring clients are comfortable as directed by the coordinator.

We hope volunteers will enjoy enabling older people to live an active and social life. They will have the opportunity to engage with older people and develop new friendships with members and other volunteers.

Requirements

Volunteers should have a natural interest in older people, have patience, a caring and respectful attitude and be happy working as part of a team.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

Club Enliven takes place three times a week. 9:45am – 3:30pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays, Volunteers can assist for a whole session or part day 9:45am – 12:45pm OR 12:30pm – 3:30pm.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 1878


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