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Club Enliven St Andrew's - 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. To assist staff transfer residents, in wheelchairs and lounge chairs, from their living areas to and from events within the facility. This role needs a person who is physically capable of pushing residents in chairs. Remaining with residents while entertainment is being held and assisting to serve afternoon tea after the event. Helping to clear room of chairs and tables at the completion of the afternoon.

Requirements

Physically capable
Empathetic to aged care
Good communication skills
Respect
Punctuality and reliability

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

Tuesday afternoons 1.30-3.30

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.

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