Program Assistant for People living with Dementia

Fairview Village

Warragul, VIC

Posted 4/21/2021

Support people diagnosed with mild to moderate dementia with activities of daily living responsibilities including:

Are you looking for a way to make a difference? Do you have a passion for assisting and building positive relationships with people living with Dementia? 

If so we want to hear from you!

Fairview is not-for-profit, community organization, based in Warragul since 1956, providing a range of services to senior members of the community.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Volunteering is an amazing two way street as it:

  • Enhances the satisfaction of an older person’s life.
  • Forms new and rewarding relationships with clients, staff and other volunteers.
  • Exercises your unique skills and interests with others.
  • Augments life outside of Fairview with new skills and insights.

The lifestyle of Fairview residents is significantly enriched by the inclusion of a diverse group of volunteers who play a vital role assisting the organisation and supporting the promotion of positive ageing.

We are looking for Volunteers to assist with an afternoon evening program supporting people living with dementia. Your role would include assisting a lifestyle worker with setting up and running a specific Dementia based program. (after 4pm)

You must have:

  • Have a passion for assisting people living with Dementia
  • Previous experience in communicating with people with dementia
  • A positive attitude and compassion
  • A shared respect for Elders
  • A current police check
  • Preparedness to commit to helping deliver the Aged Care Quality Standards, best practice and upholding the Charter of Aged Care Rights

Please contact the lifestyle Manager at Fairview Village Maddie Jones to discuss the opportunity further! We look forward to hearing from you!

Time Required

Monday to Friday- Between 4-7pm

Background Checks Required

Police Check, Statutory Declaration and other paperwork. Enquire Within.

To view and apply for this volunteer opportunity on the web visit:

https://www.gippslandvolunteering.com.au/opportunity/1870