Site Maintenance Volunteer

This is a position for people interested in helping to maintain and improve the facilities at Open House. We are looking for people who are punctual, reliable, who enjoy sharing in a positive environment and role-modelling positive values.

The Position
The Site Maintenance team member will assist with maintaining and improving the Open House property and keeping a clean and safe site. The position reports to the Site Manager and must be able to work both collaboratively and independently.

Tasks may include:

  • Light building construction
  • Painting
  • Basic carpentry
  • Light repairs (for example: plastering, sanding)
  • Landscaping projects
  • Assisting with identifying any required maintenance and safety hazards
  • Assisting with errands to and from hardware stores

Essential Skills:

  • Understanding of OH&S standards and practices
  • Ability to follow instructions and basic checklists
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Proficiency in the use of tools (hand and powered), lawn mower and edge trimmer
  • Ability to assist with manual handling tasks as required

Time required
The shift available is on Tuesdays from 9am to 2pm, with options for additional days.


    • 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.