Clubwork Program (Adults) – Support Assistant

The Program
The Clubwork Program is a friendship group that provides support and activities for older adults who are lonely, isolated, disadvantaged or have special needs. Our staff and volunteers work together to provide enjoyable activities that may include cooking, craft, outings, singing, music, workshops, and conversations—all in addition to doing home and hospital visitations and follow-up phone calls to ensure the well-being of all participants.

The Position
We require volunteers who enjoy sitting and engaging with people and assisting them to participate in activities such as arts and crafts, music, singing, cooking and the occasional outing.


  • Developing friendly and trusting relationships with participants to help them develop life skills through conversation and interaction with other people, some of whom have a range of disabilities and needs.
  • Assisting participants with a range of activities, including but not limited to arts and crafts, playing musical instruments, cooking, outings, and singing.
  • Attending weekly meetings run prior to the commencement of the Program.
  • Attending training workshops conducted by Open House, designed to improve the volunteer’s skills.
  • Contributing to the reviewing and evaluation of the Clubwork Program, identifying where improvements can be made.

Your Attributes:

  • A desire to engage with people and help them grow and develop holistically
  • Understanding, patience, and perseverance
  • Punctuality and consistency
  • Role-modelling positive values

Time Required
The shifts available are on Wednesdays from 9.30am to 3pm and Fridays from 9.30am to 2pm during school terms.


    • Current Working with Children Check
    • Current National Police Check
    • Two professional referees


Note: Open House will conduct the Police Check and assist applicants to obtain the Working with Children Check at no cost to the applicant.