We’re always on the lookout for talented and caring individuals to join our team in a range of capacities. Keep an eye on this page for information and vacancies.
Employment and Volunteering
We’re always keen to welcome new people to our team. Any current vacancies will be listed below. Thank you for your interest.
Gymea Community Aid & Information Services (GCAIS) is located at Gymea and assists frail aged people to lead fulfilling lives by providing services funded through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP). We offer quality care, encouraging clients to maintain independence, while catering for their social and physical needs.
We are currently in need of Support Workers to join our team.
To be a part of this growing and reputable organisation, you will be performing the following tasks:
- Transporting clients to appointments
- Assisted Shopping
- Light Housework
- Meaningful socialisation
- Completion of documentation
Applicants will need to have most of the following to be successful:
- Certificate III in Community Care or Aged Care or equivalent experience
- Previous experience working with frail aged people, people with dementia and complex needs, preferably in a community setting
- Experience in monitoring clients and reporting behavioural or health changes
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- The ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
- An understanding of WH&S issues and risk management for client home-based care and during transport of clients
- Registered Motor Vehicle and Current NSW Drivers licence
- Ability to work a casual roster – days and hours to suit
Position is subject to award conditions under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 as Home Care Worker Grade 3.
– Kilometre allowance is included.
– Salary Packaging Opportunities and Training Provided
– Sutherland Shire Location
– Flexible working hours
– Providing care to real people with real needs
For enquiries contact Rnapolitano@gcais.org.au.
Applications are to be forwarded to Reception@gcais.org.au
Successful applicants will be subject to a National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.
Garden Club Member
|Our Community Garden, situated next to the Gymea Community Hall is already planted and full of healthy produce. It needs ongoing care and attention to maintain its good looks. Working with a team of approximately 6-8 people, you will help with raking, weeding, trimming and general maintenance of the garden tubs. The garden club meet every Tuesday during school terms. Find out about gardening events on our What’s On page.
To find our volunteering with this group, contact Brenda, BEggleton@gcais.org.au
Learner Driver Volunteers
The Driver Licensing Access Program helps people on humanitarian visas gain confidence behind the wheel.
DLAP is looking for passionate, bright-minded volunteers to join our program and assist newly arrived refugees obtain their NSW license-lend a helping hand and change a family’s life forever. Areas where DLAP and the local program, DriveTime are operating are:
Contact our driver programs Project Coordinator on 0478 748 387 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more. DOWNLOAD the Flyer
Walking Group Coordinators
Be a part of this Health and Wellbeing initiative at Gymea Community Aid
This position works alongside our Local Walking Coordinators and utilises the framework and tools of the Heart Foundation Walking organisation. Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of one day per week or fortnight. Our current groups walk on Thursdays and Fridays from Gymea and Taren Point with a Nature Walk walking in Sutherland, also on Fridays.
The Walker Organiser and Coordinators are responsible to:
- Design the walk routes and completing the walk
- Communicating about questions and support for the group
- Ensuring walkers register and agree to the participant terms and conditions
- Recording attendance and reporting to Heart Foundation Walking
- Organise the “end of walk” social activity such as morning tea/coffee/lunch
Interested volunteers should contact Joanne Cracknell, email@example.com, Rowena Condon firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0295249559 for more information.
Please email email@example.com if you are interested in joining our volunteer Board.
At GCAIS, we value the experience and willingness to support our organisation of local community members. Contact us at Reception@gcais.org.au to understand more about the role of the Board.
There are no vacancies at this stage.
From time to time we are able to assist tertiary students with a placement in one of our services. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unfortunately, we are unable to offer work experience to secondary school students.
Student Placement Positions
No positions currently available.