Opportunities for enthusiastic workers, who are interested in working with Mary MacKillop Care SA range across residential care, community care, caring, hospitality, administration or maintenance.
Volunteers enrich the ethos of Mary MacKillop Care SA , they bring with them ideas from their own experiences and various work environments. Sharing these diverse perspectives enriches our work and assists us to continue to be responsive to the needs of different residents.
The impact of volunteers on people’s lives is not measurable because it is invaluable.
Volunteers are always needed for a range of activities with the elderly in our residential facilities with an important role to play at Mary MacKillop Care SA, as your support helps to maintain our resident’s quality of life.
There are many reasons people look to volunteer, it can be as simple as wanting to make a meaningful social contribution to your community.
Volunteering connects people so if you are new to the area or just want to meet like minded people, consider volunteering with Mary MacKillop Care SA as a way to become involved.
Do you need to improve your English skills; well volunteering can help you with that! Sitting down and having a chat to a person who might not have any other regular visitors is so important for them, it is a great feeling to know you have brightened someone’s day.
Some of the activities where volunteers can help are :
• Resident support assisting residents and staff with activities, such as arts & crafts, cooking, theme days and bingo
• Driving the mini bus on day trips
• Visiting and Companionship
• Morning and afternoon teas
• Accompanying residents on walks and strolls
• Reading newspapers, books and letters
• Music and Entertainment
• Pet Therapy visits
• Hand massage
• Mobile library service
If you are keen to become a volunteer we would love to hear from you…please complete the registration of interest and we will be in touch with you to discuss your interest in more detail.