When: Now Where: Camp Breakaway Inc, 80 Highview Ave, SAN REMO, NSW 2262 Contact: Lynne Leys Contact Email: lynneleys@breakaway.org.au Contact Phone: (024) 390-7624 Open Volunteer Spots: 19

The role is to assist persons with a disability to participate in the Breakaway experience. This will assist in helping them to develop a sense of belonging and be fully engaged in all activities and events.  This role is ideal for someone wanting to gain experience or transition to a Disability Support Worker.

Description:

To get to know your assigned guest/s and ensure they have freedom of choice during their stay. 

 Be an advocate for the assigned guest/s to assist them to fully engage in the Breakaway experience. 

 Ensure that the assigned guest/s is treated with respect, is safe and always well cared for.

 Support the assigned guest/s to be as independent as possible during their stay.

 You can assist for a single shift, or 1 day or for as many days as you wish. Camp Breakaway provides on site programs (Camps) from 2-5 days and one day programs. We cater for all ages.

Collaborate and communicate with other carers and clinical staff ensuring all carers have a good understanding of the social and recreational needs of assigned guest/s.

To assist guests to fully participate in all social and recreational activities in accordance with their preferences

 To attend training provided 

 To report any concerns to Camp Coordinator

Commitment: Regular – more than 3 months

Time Required: Various options: 1 shift, 1 day or multiple days. Also, 2-5-day live-in programs.

Accessible: No Age Range: 18 to 65 (If 16-18 please contact us to discuss)

We provide Training: Induction & On the Job Training

Transport: Bus options available but limited. Own transport preferred parking is available on-site.

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