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Role of the month: March

Each month, In Great Company highlights a role that could help make someone's life better – whether it's through community visits, regular phone calls, or working behind the scenes, we need you to ensure that everyone has someone to rely on.

Miss having a yarn with your grandparents? Learn from those wiser, and volunteer to visit the young at heart and keep them connected to the communities they love. No doubt you’ll develop a soft spot for adorable seniors and be able to simultaneously brighten their day! 

We’re looking for volunteers from Sunshine Coast, including Gympie, to help keep seniors socially connected with their already vibrant local communities and live bolder lives.

From accompanying clients to exciting events and outings to sharing your interests and hobbies, be it cards, crafting or cars, make a difference with In Great Company. 

What does our ideal volunteer look like? 

  • Embodies a friendly and cheerful volunteer spirit 

  • Tech savvy 

  • Able and willing to travel to clients 

  • Exhibits a natural curiosity and appetite for learning 

  • Thrives on helping others 

  • Contributes to the greater success of the organisation and is always willing to go the extra mile without being asked 

  • Operates with integrity, open-mindedness and respect, ensuring the privacy, confidentiality and dignity of our clients is maintained at all times 

  • Energised by interacting and engaging with people 

  • Ready to smash stereotypes around ageing 

Work perks (the good stuff!): 

  • Meet new people, make new friends, hear and share exciting stories 

  • Improve employment prospects 

  • Spend quality time enjoying new and exciting social and cultural experiences 

  • Feel part of the team with an invite to attend virtual monthly meetings 

  • You’ll be back by a training and development team committed to your continuous face to face and online learning 

  • Knowing your efforts volunteering for an award-winning not-for-profit organisation support an essential community service 

  • Truly flexible and supportive work environment – we walk the talk 

  • Be part of an organisation who’s shaking up the aged care industry 

  • Plus meaningful experiences where you know you are making a positive impact in the local community every day 

If you’re motivated to contribute positively to your community then we would love to hear from you! 

Apply now!

Young man and senior man fishing

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