Welcome to Villa Terenzio

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for becoming a volunteer at Italian Aged Care.
Every volunteer within Villa Terenzio is a valued and respected member of our community.
Your role is important and will assist us in enhancing the lives of our residents across the organisation.
We want you to be happy with us and to find the voluntary work satisfying and meaningful. We encourage you to provide and receive feedback during your time at Villa Terenzio.

About Us

Villa Terenzio is a not for profit organisation which is overseen by a Board of Management.
Villa Terenzio has 180 residents over five areas; Houses, Nursing Home, Special Care Unit, John Re Unit and Casa Cabrini. Cabrini Villas are 11 independent units, we operate a day therapy centre which runs 3 days a week and we also provide Home and Community Care.

Our Mission

To provide an excellent standard of care within a cultural and spiritual community enabling an optimum quality of life in a home-like environment.

Our Vision

To be the aged care provider of choice for the community, providing high quality care, services and well-being within an Italian context as an adaptable and financially secure benevolent organisation

Our Values

Integrity through truth and honesty; Acknowledgement of individual beliefs and cultural values; Compassion through positive regard and empathy; and Commitment to excellence.

The Role of the Volunteer

The role of the volunteer is to enhance the experience of the residents living within Villa Terenzio. Your role will have an impact on our residents so please let us know if you are sick, unavailable or going to arrive late, so that we can keep the residents informed.
As a volunteer, we ask that you be able to provide us with proof of receiving the flu vaccine. You will be encouraged to improve your knowledge, skills and also to grow personally. You will be given opportunities to improve your knowledge/skills and we encourage you to attend as much training as possible.
We strongly encourage you to attend the training on:

These training sessions are included in the Volunteers meetings which are held quarterly.