Aged Care Volunteer, Austin Health
Contact Name: Leonie Mutimer, Manager of Volunteer Services
Contact Phone: 9496 2337
Contact Email: email@example.com
Vacancy number VV11003
Name of volunteer position Aged Care Volunteer, Austin Health
Agency type Health services
Volunteering activities type Hospital/allied health assistance, Food service, Visiting/social support/driving
What's on offer Help in a wide variety of ways with aged care clients at Austin Health
Vacancy period Ongoing
Location of position Austin Health
About the agency Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research in the northeast of Melbourne. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.
Austin Health comprises Austin Hospital, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre.
During 2008-09, its 6,402 staff treated a record 89,668 inpatients and 155,538 outpatients.
Volunteer duties A wide variety of positions are available, including
* Speech Pathology Support
* Activities Assistant at Nursing Home
* Ward Support
* Weekend Activity Assistant
* Dinner Assistant
* Newspaper Round Assistant
* Volunteer Driver for Planned Activity Group (PAG)
* Assistant for Men's Friday Woodwork PAG
* Movie Group Organiser
* Gym Assistant
* Physiotherapy Support
* Breakfast Group
* Beauty Therapy Support
(Please note that this list is not current. A current list can be obtained from Leonie Mutimer, Manager of Volunteer Services)
Volunteer skills/experience/qualities Depending on the position.
Times and days .
Minimum commitment period
Recruitment process All volunteers are required to attend an interview, provide two references and undergo a police check. The successful applicant will then be required to attend the next available corporate induction and training session.
Training and support Corporate induction and training session provided for new volunteers. Mandatory training program for Dinner Assistants.
Police check required Yes
Working With Children Card required No
More information Please see the attachment for more information on these volunteering opportunities. Please note that the attachment needs updating. A current list is available from Leonie Mutimer, Manager of Volunteer Services