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Gardener (1 position) 3 hours per month

Service Overview

Location

Gardener Role overview

Skills required

Commitment

Training Provided

Margaret House is a respite care service for people with an intellectual disability. The service is located in a residential house and caters for up to 6 clients that have varying skills and interests. Clients are provided with recreational activities which include community access activities. Margaret House Respire Care Services 78 Coonong Rd Gymea NSW 2227

Margaret House Respite Care Services is seeking a volunteer to assist with some gardening, 3 hours per month. The gardener will assist with maintaining the compound using simple garden tools. Tasks will include raking, sweeping and other therapeutic garden tasks. This role is fun and light as it does not include mowing.

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Gardening skills Ability to work with people with a disability Empathy

Approximately 3 hours per month. The day and time is flexible and will be arranged to suit both parties

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Manual handling Orientation to the St Vincent de Paul Society Specific training for role (if required)

Service Manager Reporting Relationship

Screening requirements

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Volunteer Application Form filled Prohibited Persons Declaration Form signed 2 Referees

Benefit for the volunteer

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Opportunity to contribute to the welfare of the disabled Increased awareness of the needs of people with a disability Increased social network

Contact person

Catherine Carmichael, Tel 9540 1762 , Mob: 0408 403388, Email: margarethouse@sydneyvinnies.org


http://vinnies.org.au/files/NSW/Margaret%20House%20Respite%20Care%20Services