Volunteer, Residential Village Gardener (Wommin Bay, NSW)

Miss having a yarn with your grandparents? Learn from those wiser, and volunteer to visit the young at heart. No doubt you’ll develop a soft spot for adorable seniors and be able to simultaneously brighten their day!We’re looking for volunteer gardeners for our residential village at Kingscliff to work with the residents and help to maintain the garden throughout our lovely, aged care facility.The role:Be a friend and spend some quality time with a senior living in the residential facilityMaintaining the garden and keeping it tidy.Talking to the residents about the plants in the gardenAssist the residents in some light gardening where they can contributeGive suggestions on the upkeep of the garden.Work Perks (the good stuff!):Volunteering gardening skills and knowledgeMeet new people, make new friends, hear, and share exciting storiesSpend quality time enjoying new and exciting social and cultural experiencesExperience the joy of making a meaningful differenceEnjoy social interaction with othersDo something new and differentBe part of an award-winning, non-profit community organization.Truly flexible and supportive work environment – we walk the talkWhat does our ideal volunteer look like?Green thumb and has a sound knowledge about plantsThrives on helping othersEnergised by interacting and engaging with peopleEmbodies a friendly and cheerful volunteer spiritAble and willing to travel to one of our villagesExhibits a natural curiosity and appetite for learningContributes to the greater success of the organisation and is always willing to go the extra mile without being askedOperates with integrity, open-mindedness and respect, ensuring the privacy, confidentiality and dignity of our clients is maintained at all timesReady to smash stereotypes around ageingWhat to bring:Demonstrated ability to provide a client-focused serviceBe compassionate, patient, observant and a good listenerBe willing to undergo a free national police check and NDIS screening checkOpen to getting the flu and Covid vaccinations, and provide valid evidence For brownie points:Previous experience working with, or volunteering with seniors, particularly those with dementiaBackground in horticulture/landscapingThink age is just a number? You’re one of usTime commitment:Flexible availability over a three-to-six-month commitmentIf you’re motivated to contribute positively to your community then we would love to hear from you!We encourage people with disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.Variety is the spice of life - everyone is welcome and everyone matters at Feros Care. We are proud to be an inclusive organisation, embracing all people, regardless of ethnicity, culture, gender, identity, sexual orientation or disability. 5 AUD Australia - NSW Lismore & Far North Coast Kingscliff 2487