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Found 36 volunteer opportunities with Seniors & Aged Care, in Tasmania TAS

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Librarian's trolley volunteer

  • Location: Glenorchy TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books, magazines and movies? Favourite authors? We need a cheerful compassionate person to push a small (easily manouverable) trolley around areas of our facility, visiting residents in their rooms and helping them to choose something from our reading collection.

Community Visitor Scheme Social Support Volunteers

  • Location: Glenorchy TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Are you interested in supporting older people who would benefit from companionship and social support? Do you have an interest in working with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds? We are looking for volunteers to meet with older people at least once a fortnight for companionship and support, including with activities such as shopping and engaging in social activities.

Garden and general helper

  • Location: Lindisfarne TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

As we have several internal and external gardens we would like to find volunteers who have a passion for volunteering and are happy to work alone and help our regular gardener. It would entail sanding and painting of seating, weeding, planting and general cleanup.

Beauty and Hairdressing Volunteering

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Do you enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? Do you like to pamper people - making them feel better within themselves and their personal presentation? Do you like to paint nails and put on make up or maybe make their hair look great? If yes - we would like to hear from you!

Volunteer Visits

  • Location: Lindisfarne TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Volunteer Visit help our aged residents (esp those who are room bound) to have company, laugh and learn about the resident and create memories. Kindness and commitment are important. This is a social role where you will go into individual resident rooms and find out what they would like to do ie play scrabble, go for walks, chat over a cuppa, read aloud.You must to caring, committed & sociable - this is not a Pastoral Care role.

Volunteer Friendship Companion - Reading/Computer / Games/Walking / Friendship Chats

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Would you like to read the newspapers/books or teach a resident about their computer and Ipad? Play cards or board games or just taking a walk? Working alone, in a group and/or with other staff members you will assist participating residents with reading or read to them articles from the newspaper, magazines or books. You may assist a resident with their computer/Ipad or you may like to take the resident for a walk and/or reminisce with them about their life stories.

Chats Telephone Calls Volunteer

  • Location: Bellerive TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Telephone Calls Volunteer Not having someone to talk to can be lonely and isolating  Do you have two hours a week to spare  Are you a good listener and enjoy a chat? You can help make a difference to people’s lives

Glenview bus drivers- Light rigid licence required

  • Location: Glenorchy TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

We are always seeking experienced volunteer drivers with a Light Rigid class licence and a good driving record. We drive Day Center and Mens’ Shed clients from home to Glenview and back, take our residents and clients on lunch outings and generally have a lot of fun. Why don't you join us?

Dementia companion

  • Location: Glenorchy TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

We offer training to caring and compassionate people interested in offering vital social support to our residents experiencing dementia. Our wonderful staff can ensure you have many ideas and activities to share, A simple walk outside or game can make such a difference for our residents. Knowing you have made someone's day brighter can be very satisfying!

Mens Shed support volunteer

  • Location: Glenorchy TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Our Glenview Mens shed operates out of our Bisdee Day centre and caters for day visitors experiencing the beginning stages of dementia. If you are a caring and cheery male who enjoys a chat and helping others, we need you! Our volunteers assist our clients to enjoy their day out; offering support to paint, make items and have a cuppa with the biggest biscuit tin in the southern hemisphere. Skills with tools may be helpful, but not essential. Your kindness, sense of fun and compassion are!

Adopt a Grandmother or Grandfather

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Do you enjoy talking and sharing with older people? Would you like to adopt a Grandmother or Grandfather to share experiences and laughter with or maybe some words of wisdom - if so - we would like to hear from you! Maybe you have a Nan or Pop living away from you or not with you anymore? Adopting a grandparent can be rewarding and enriching not only for your adopted grandparent's life but you and your family as well. You may like to take your grandparent out to lunch, for a drive.

MUSIC PROGRAM VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT

  • Location: Lenah Valley TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

The EACH Music Program is unique and supports older adults to play, join in, learn, and socialise all within a musical context. There are two groups available. The EACH Music Group is about playing and singing and socialising. The EMU Performance group is available for participants who wish to explore theory, better their musicality, and learn to play and perform with other like-minded musicians or potential musicians.

GAMES GROUP VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT

  • Location: Lenah Valley TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

A small group of older adults play games in the morning primarily revolving around cribbage and cards and a social tea/cake style of engagement.

Out and About client and facilitator support assistance

  • Location: Lenah Valley TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

The volunteer assistant supports the group facilitator to manage the group activity and the travel to locations within the community around the state over a days out and about.

Music and Sing-a-Long Volunteer

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Do you enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? Do you play an instrument or are you a member of a musical group or just like to sing along with some music? If yes - we would like to hear from you or your group! Working alone, in a group or with other staff members you will assist participating residents with their sing-a-long activities and entertainment.

Volunteer Bus Driver for Bus Outings

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Do you enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? Do you have an ancillary license? Would you like to drive the Masonic Homes bus for regular bus outings for the residents? If so - we would love to hear from you!

Volunteer Assistant/Companion for Bus Outings

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Working in a group and with other staff members you will assist participating residents with seating in appropriate positions on the bus and in other venues in the community they may visit. You will assist in ensuring the residents safety at all times and follow the direction of the staff on the day.

Craft - Knitting - Sewing - Art Volunteers

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Do you enjoy craft work, knitting or sewing, art? Enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? Craft or Knitting or Sewing or Art Volunteers - Working with other staff members you will assist participating residents to craft items of interest to them - e.g. scarves, blanket squares, cushion covers or maybe sewing on a button, tapestry or painting..

Community Visitor

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Are you empathetic and compassionate? Would you like to bring joy to someone who may not have friends and family of their own, or who may be isolated from their loved ones? The Community Care NESB Community Visitors Scheme provides meaningful visits to people in the community in aged care homes.

Community Visitor

  • Location: Longford TAS
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Are you empathetic and compassionate? Would you like to bring joy to someone who may not have friends and family of their own, or who may be isolated from their loved ones? The Community Care NESB Community Visitors Scheme provides meaningful visits to people in the community in aged care homes.