Has your child/children (of any age) been involved with drugs and/or alcohol? Have you been through hell and back not knowing where to get information and support? Have you had to deal with the loneliness, isolation, stigma and shame; the constant worry of not knowing where they are or if they're safe; the financial burden of paying for treatment or paying off dealers?
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Providing support & information to family members concerned about another's alcohol/drug misuse
This role does NOT involve Client/Community contact. We are seeking a reliable volunteer, who has an eye for detail to join our AOD Program. In this role you will be assisting with packing and storing appropriate injecting equipment, maintaining needle syringe stock levels and other resources as well as participating in needle/syringe retrievals and discarded equipment. Role to be undertaken 4-6 hours per weekday (business hours) by negotiation .
Socially minded people to attend a venue or event where alcohol is involved. Hours vary
Kalgoorlie Boulder Local Drug Action Group (LDAG) is in need of a volunteer that can be part of their local group. We require a Secretary to take minutes at our meeting once a month and distribute them to members via email.
Logan House Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation program needs volunteer drivers to support our clients in accessing appointments in the community. In this role you will need to provide transport to people recovering from Drug & Alcohol abuse. Pick up and drop off for appointments and services in the community. Working autonomously whilst transporting the clients. Supervising clients whilst you are driving them.
AAIC are in need of an experienced Administration person to assist our Volunteers Coordinator. Duties include submitting Police Checks and Blue Card applications, maintaining Volunteer files and following up volunteers for events. Must be able to commit to 2 days a week minimum.
A Gold Coast not-for-profit organisation requires a volunteer 'Forum Coordinator' to support the Events Coordinator in raising awareness of the dangers of the drug 'ice' through community forums. Previous experience in forum coordination and proficient computer skills would be highly regarded.
Support young people through outreach activities during leavers week 19th-22nd November, at Rottnest and South West locations. Provide recovery support to assist young people who are intoxicated and need support to sober up.
Volunteers are required for the Family Drug Helpline, a peer support telephone service for families seeking assistance around drug abuse. To volunteer you need to have personal experience of a family members alcohol or other drugs misuse. Your contribution as a telephone volunteer will make a difference in helping people to help themselves.
The Kalgoorlie Boulder Local Drug Action Group (LDAG) is in need of volunteers that can be part of their local group. They are in need of someone who has a commitment and passion towards community and alcohol / drug issues. They meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the William Grundt Memorial Library at 4.30 p.m. They require people who can help out at events including Youth Fest and Ladies Day by spending some time handing out brochures and pamphlets.
* VOLUNTEERS MUST BE PARENTS TO CHILDREN WITH ALCOHOL & DRUG ISSUES * With the lived experience of supporting your own child (teenager or adult) through the rigours of substance misuse and with the desire to support other parents going though similar challenges with their children, you will use active listening skills to support, talk through options and offer hope to parents calling the State-wide Parent and Family Drug Support Line.
Students or volunteers will be working as part of the Community and Family Support Service (CAFSS), which provides counselling support for persons that are currently experiencing difficulties due to their own or a loved one's alcohol or drug use.
Tenacious House is a benevolent, not-for-profit organisation established to help men, mainly from disadvantaged demographics, who are committed to recover from addiction, depression, anxiety, and life controlling issues. The Tenacious House program which is a voluntary residential program designed to empower men to take control of their lives, giving them a pathway into employment or education now has an opening for an Onsite Supervisor one day per week with flexible hours.
We are looking for a volunteer to co-ordinate the sourcing of a range of Sponsorship / Fundraising ventures from within the Geelong/Surf Coast area to support the Program provided to our clients.
If you can play a musical instrument of any type and are keen to tutor, you can assist us by mentoring people keen on music to learn and or improve their playing skills.
Share your skills and knowledge of an activity or interest and/or assist in facilitation of group programs/activities with our participants whose lives have been impacted by drug and/or alcohol addiction.
Support worker required to assist with facilitation of a group program for people whose lives have been impacted by drug and/or alcohol addiction.
Provide training and mentoring in woodwork to a small group of men currently participating in a residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. Assist with basic woodworking skills, repairs, cabinetry and basic use of hand tools within the supported program for men.
Provide training and mentoring in metal work to a small group of men currently participating in a residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. We have a very well equipped workshop with Guillotine, folders, rollers, MIG, TIG Arc etc. Please come and join our large team of volunteers who are sharing their recovery journey with them in so many ways.
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