The St John community care program enlists the help of caring volunteers to give their time, skills and experience to create opportunities with clients who are experiencing social isolation. This enables clients to feel a sense of meaning, purpose and enjoyment in life.
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A Greek speaking volunteers is needed to visit an elderly people in an aged care homes in the Glenelg area who is lonely and isolated because their language and culture is different to most of the other residents
Support families staying at Ronald McDonald House Adelaide by undertaking general tasks in the house.
Friends for Older People - You can make a genuine, positive difference to an older person’s life by visiting, offering friendship & chats or sharing a common interest. A rewarding & valuable volunteer role befriending a resident of an Aged Care Facility in Southern Adelaide.
Care Co-ordinators arrange regular scheduled visits between lonely pets and empty laps - bringing together the pets of people who work full-time but would love the company of someone during the day and pet loving seniors who can't manage a pet on an ongoing basis but would enjoy the companionship and love that a pet offers for mutually satisfying arrangements, within a regional area.
Do you like socializing and making new friendships? Do you have two hours to spare each week? If yes, Milpara has the perfect volunteering opportunity for you! With the support of the Healthy Ageing Team, Companionship Volunteers would visit up to 5 residents who are at risk of social isolation each week. Undertake an activity of the person’s choice – whether it be having a cup of tea and chat, doing a word puzzle or some gardening outdoors!
This role is for supporting individual residents in need of additional 1:1 support and or engagement to activity of interest. This role is most needed for residents between 2pm - 3pm each afternoon Monday - Friday.
The facilitator of a pain support group (PSG) helps the group to: share their experiences of living with chronic pain, educate the group about self-management techniques and to effectively use healthcare settings. The PSG provides an avenue for people with pain to socialise with others and reduce the isolation of chronic pain. The group meets once a month for 1.5 to 2 hours.
Like good coffee? Good company? Blokey activities? Learning? Then you're our man! We are looking for friendly men who are interested in spending time with other men for approximately two hours per week. Get to know each other, chat over coffee and chips about current affairs and have fun playing darts, hookey, cards and other blokey activities.
Mairi's Garden situated at Eastwood Community Centre is built as a sensory garden engagement of young children, families, elderly adults, people with a disability. Volunteers maintain our garden growing new plants, propagating, planting, weeding, mulching. We have a large number of succulent plants which are potted for sale to the public. A new initiative we are about to embark on is a "Grow Free" initiative where we share seeds and excess fruit and produce.
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