Current Volunteer Positions


Scrabble Volunteer 

Volunteer reports to:  Centre Coordinator/Scrabble group leader 

About the role:

 

Scrabble group consists of about 24-30 seniors (55+).  The main duties of the Scrabble Volunteer are:

  • setting up 8-12 tables with chairs for this activity
  • folding up tables after group finishes for the day
  • organising coffee/tea and refreshments (provided by the group)
  • stacking chairs after group finishes for the day
  • packing and putting away all cups etc... after use.

Location of work:

Waverley Community and Seniors Centre, 31-33 Spring St, Bondi Junction.

Time commitment:

 

3 hours every Tuesday -
Set up at 12:45 for activity to begin at 1pm
pack up from 3:30pm for the next activity in the Hall at 4pm.

Skills Required:

 

  • Physical ability to lift, set up and pack away equipment
  • Patience and understanding of older people
  • Work flexibly within a team
  • Friendly and enthusiastic personality.

Additional Information:

 

  • Travel ticket costs may be reimbursed by Council
  • Parking fees will not be reimbursed by Council

For further information contact Antoiniette on 9083 7900 or email antonietted@waverley.nsw.gov.au

 

Bushcare Volunteer 

 

Volunteer reports to:

Bushcare Group Supervisor

About the role:

Bushcare volunteers work along our coastline to restore pockets of remnant urban bushland within the Waverley area. 

Location of work:

 

 

 

 

Five sites:

  • Diamond Bay Reserve
  • Eastern Reserve
  • Hugh Bamford Reserve
  • Tamarama Park
  • Bronte Gully

 

Time commitment:

 

 

  • Up to 3 hours each work day.
  • Each bushcare group operates 1-2 work days per month on Satuday or Sunday.
  • Work days can be morning or afternoon.
  • Flexibility for volunteers to work fewer hours.

Skills Required:

 

  • Capable level of physical fitness to garden. Volunteers may be required to work on uneven ground or at ground level.
  • Interest in outdoors and physical activity.
  • Interest in natural environment.
  • Plant identification, weed control methods and other skills will be taught by supervisor. Formal Bushcare training can occasionally be provided.

For further information contact the Bushcare Coordinator on 9083 7915 or email bushcare@waverley.nsw.gov.au



French Teaching Volunteer 

Volunteer reports to:              

Centre Coordinator - Community & Seniors Centre

About the role:

French language at beginner's level and intermeditae level.  The role will involve teaching French to our members at the Seniors Centre.

Location of work:

Waverley Community and Seniors Centre, 31-33 Spring St, Bondi Junction.

Time commitment:

2 hours each week (present class timing 1pm-3pm)

Skills Required:





  • Pevious tecahing experience or similar
  • Abilibty to easily communicate and share knowlede and expertise of this language and culture
  • Enthusiasm for French language
  • Patience and understanding of older people
  • Work flexibly within a team

For further information contact Antoniette D'Souza on 9083 7900 or email antonietted@waverley.nsw.gov.au