CPL Volunteers contribute to our mission of an inclusive society for all people; extending social connections with clients, reducing social isolation; and enhancing CPL services by sharing skills, time and mutual interests. We are always looking for volunteers to come and join our team, so we'd love to hear from you!
Would you like to know what it’s like to volunteer at CPL? Check out some of the wonderful stories shared by our talented team of volunteers across Qld. We have volunteer roles in companionship, sport, administration and much more!
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Did you know that the person who invented Karaoke was awarded the highly coveted satirical IG Nobel Peace Prize for; "providing an entirely new way for people to learn to tolerate each other." We can certainly agree – it takes a lot to listen to Jimmy from marketing sing Total Eclipse of the Heart for the 45th time! Join us as a Social Companion at CPL’s Hope Island service and have a laugh with our Karaoke crew, we’ll even enjoy hearing all the versions of Whitney Houston you have to offer!
As the Social Companion – Karaoke volunteer you will be:
- Encouraging and engaging clients to take part in sing-alongs
- Encouraging and engaging clients enjoy social interactions with others
- Conducting friendly, professional encounters with clients
- Assisting with the facilitation of related activities where reasonable
You will not be responsible for:
- Any personal support; e.g. manual handling, personal care, administration of medication or meal assistance. These activities will be carried out by qualified support workers.
This volunteer opportunity will take place at CPL’s Hope Island service on Fridays from 9am to 3pm (you are welcome to let us know the hours that suit you within these) and from 4pm to 8pm on the first Friday of every month. The volunteer and CPL will regularly review this volunteer role based on the capacity of the volunteer to assist on an ongoing basis and the needs of CPL.
You will be responsible for organising your transport to and from the location of this CPL role.
Make a difference and support people with a disability to live the life they choose!
Please note, at CPL all staff and volunteers must hold either a valid Blue Card with Yellow Card Exemption or a Yellow Card. CPL will assist you to apply for these cards which are free for volunteers.
All CPL volunteers and students on placement engaging alongside persons with a disability are required to provide CPL with a certificate of completion for the NDIS Worker Orientation Module, as requested by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. There is no cost to complete this online training.