PERTH, WA

February 6, 2019 - 3 minutes read

Recruiting for a qualified therapeutic massage specialist volunteer in Perth.  We are seeking the skills & services of a volunteer experienced & qualified therapeutic/remedial massage specialist on a fortnightly basis, starting from February  2019,  to offer short sessions of relaxation to the parents of children who are inpatients at Perth’s Children’s Hospital.  Kalparrin was established at Princess Margaret Hospital for children over 30 years ago and provides practical and emotional support, information, referrals and events to families who have children with special needs, disabilities, health conditions and frequent/long term hospital admissions.  We relocated earlier this year to new premises at PCH and now the Kalparrin Centre is a place that has comfy lounges, a private relaxed area for massage and friendly, informed staff to help track down resources which may be needed for our families.  We are keen our extend this service to offer a period of relaxation when it is needed most during their child’s hospitalisation.  To enable us to do this we are seeking the skills & services of an experienced & qualified therapeutic massage specialist  to volunteer  her services on a fortnightly basis for an ongoing role.  By volunteering in this role you will support parents and carers who’s children are in hospital by providing them with a 30 minute neck and shoulder massage. Many of these parents are experiencing stress and are often sleeping long-term at their child’s bedside.  It is a very rewarding opportunity for a caring professional who has some spare time to give and we can guarantee that it would be most appreciated by families for whom this can really make a difference.  We provide a private area and professional massage table or chair so you do not need to bring your own equipment.  Besides your demonstrated skills & training, other requirements for this role are the ability to maintain confidentiality, a positive, empathetic approach to your work and good listening skills.  Please call 6456 0035, to speak to Leticia or Kerryn if you have any questions or for more information or email us on [email protected] and view our website at www.kalparrin.org.au  If this sounds like the chance to ‘give back’ that you’ve been looking for, then we look forward to receiving your expression of interest and resume soon on [email protected]