Volunteers

Help make a genuine difference to your life and the lives of others

Objectives of our Volunteer Program

To assist staff in providing an environment of warmth and cheerfulness that focus of the positive aspects of human life.
To expose residents to other people and talents in the community other than staff.
To promote personal growth development and spiritual fulfilment through one on one interaction.
To enhance and expand leisure activities.
To capitalise on the skills and competencies being offered by the community

Why Volunteer at Wongaburra

As a Wongaburra volunteer, you have the opportunity to interact with our inspiring residents, allowing you to learn about their diverse experiences and life stories.
We understand that everyone is different, that one size doesn’t fit all. Therefore we encourage volunteers to share a wide variety of skills and passions with our residents, giving them the opportunity to participate in new experiences and activities.
This means that Wongaburra Volunteers have a choice; we don’t tell our volunteers what to do, we give you the opportunity to volunteer in a manner which allows you to make the most of your passions and hobbies. Your role as a Wongaburra Volunteer is limitless

Make a difference in our resident’s lives

As a Wongaburra Volunteer you will be welcomed into our Wongaburra family, giving you the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and social community, make some new friends and experience the diverse personalities of our residents.

Benefits of Volunteering

Our volunteer program will no doubt provide you with very personal benefits; you may feel a sense of belonging, giving back to the community, helping others or a sense of being valued.
In addition to personal benefits, our structured program will provide you with the support to develop professionally. You will have the opportunity to learn through our internal education and training programs

Volunteering – the difference is you

Our residents are at the centre of everything we do. At Wongaburra we believe that maintaining our residents’ connections with our local community  s is an important part of ensuring quality of life.
 Wongaburra’s volunteer program welcomes volunteers into Wongaburra community, encouraging them to share their passions, interests, and skills with our residents.

Opportunities exist for you to share a wide variety of passions with our residents including:

Bus Driver – utilise your unrestricted driving licence and friendly, caring personality to assist with transport to appointments and outings
Spiritual Care – Use your caring and empathetic nature to support residents to express their spirituality, faith, beliefs and traditions in a way that is meaningful
Gardening – Share your knowledge and skills to enhance and assist in the upkeep of our gardens
Cooking – Run cooking demonstrations allowing residents to experience the smell and taste of new foods.
Quilting – Produce quilts with the help of our residents for personal use or to be given as gifts.
Knitting – With the help of our residents, volunteers are able to provide much-needed clothing or blankets for those less fortunate
Sport – Share a passion for your favourite sports with our residents
Music – perform or teach music to our residents, whether it be singing or instrumental.
Animals – Support our residents in caring for our animals or assist with pets as therapy programs
Arts and crafts – use your skills to assist our residents in creating a wide range of masterpieces

Find out more and register your interest

Talk with our team to see how you can get involved