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Life Stories Program Coordinator

  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Apr 1 2023
  • Progress with purpose at one of Australia’s largest health care providers
  • Get ahead with salary packaging, benefits and professional development in a supportive team environment
  • A rewarding role supporting volunteers to work respectively with people in palliative care who would like to document their life story and create memories.
About the role

The Life Stories Program (LSP) Coordinator at Calvary North Adelaide Hospital provides high-level support to the volunteer team within the Mary Potter Hospice. This rewarding role will build and support our LSP volunteer team make a real difference to people in palliative care who would like to record their story, write letters or create a memory box. This is a part-time role of 15.2 hrs a week which can be flexible and worked over 3 working days.

Your main duties will include:
  • Volunteer recruitment and on-boarding
  • Volunteer training, education and engagement
  • Supporting Volunteers with sensitive conversations.
  • Stakeholder engagement with key personnel within Calvary North Adelaide.
  • About you
  • Proven ability to engage and retain volunteers.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage tasks.
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Resilience and high level of emotional and social intelligence.
  • Ability to support sensitive and challenging conversations.
  • Demonstrated integrity and professionalism.
  • High-level computer literacy.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

For further information please contact Maria Reveruzzi on 0428 864 183 /

Why work for Calvary?
At Calvary, our staff matter. 
Join our team, learn with purpose and drive positive impact in one of Australia’s largest healthcare providers across Public and Private Hospitals, Residential Aged Care and Home Care. 
With over 130 years’ experience and 18,000 staff and volunteers, we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where you are valued, drawing on your own strengths, identity and background alongside a team of professionals who care for our patients, residents and clients.
Your benefits: 
  • NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Training, development pathways and career opportunities
  • Flexible hours that make sense for you
Apply now to start your career in an organisation that is making a positive difference in the community.
Please note the following:
  • As part of the application process, you will be required to complete pre-employment checks which may include, but is not limited to reference checks, work rights, criminal history check, WWCC checks, and a health evaluation to ensure suitability for the role
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including influenza, tuberculosis screening, hepatitis, diphtheria, tetanus, varicella 

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