The Community Visitors Scheme links volunteers to people over 65 who are lonely at home and need that person to form a caring friendship with. The position is visiting face to face. One of the people waiting is a sweet lady who is seeking someone with a good sense of humor, empathetic, compassionate, understanding particularly in relation to fibromyalgia.
- Mill Park Victoria / Remote Friendly
- Category: Human Rights
- Types of work: Disability Support, Mediation & Advocacy
Would you like to make a difference in the lives of people in your own community and also hold a prominent volunteer role? Become a Community Visitor with the Office of the Public Advocate. Community Visitors are the eyes and ears of the community and perform an important role of upholding the human rights of people with a cognitive disability and/or mental illness who are living in supported care.
Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) is currently looking for an Greek speaking volunteer in Lalor, Mill Park and Reservoir. AMCS Volunteers visit seniors who are experiencing social isolation. The visits are once a fortnight for a minimum of one hour. All you need to offer is your friendship. No experience is necessary.
- Carlton VIC, Coburg North VIC, Mill Park VIC
- Category: Seniors & Aged Care
- Types of work: Companionship & Social Support
Are you interested in helping reduce depression, anxiety and loneliness in older people living in residential aged care? Can you speak Italian fluently or do you want to practice your Italian conversation skills? If so, we invite you to become a befriender in our BEFRIENDAS research project!
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- Heidelberg Victoria
- Category: Young People
- Types of work: Companionship & Social Support, Mediation & Advocacy, Safety & Emergency Services
Support a young person, when a parent/guardian is not available, by attending police interviews at Heidelberg Police Station.
Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) is currently looking for a male volunteer in Heidelberg West. AMCS Volunteers visit seniors who are experiencing social isolation. The visits are once a fortnight for a minimum of one hour. All you need to offer is your friendship. No experience is necessary.
- Bundoora Victoria / Remote Friendly
- Category: Family Services
- Types of work: Administration & Office Management, Education & Training, Fundraising & Events, Marketing, Media & Communications
Big Group Hug, a wholly volunteer run organisation, now needs to add to its amazing team, a Corporate Volunteering Coordinator (CVC) who will drive and oversee our interactions with the corporate community wanting to volunteer at Big Group Hug.
- Ivanhoe Victoria
- Category: Community Services
- Types of work: Companionship & Social Support, Seniors & Aged Care
Can you help on a Wednesday and Thursday? Italian-speaker preferable Ability to facilitate conversations with people with cognitive decline a bonus.
- Macleod Victoria
- Category: Covid-19
- Types of work: Companionship & Social Support, Counselling & Help Line, Seniors & Aged Care
Inclusion Melbourne is funded to provide the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS). Our volunteers share stories, go for a stroll, have a cuppa, listen to music or play a board game with their match. Volunteers play a vital role in the life of a person living in an aged care home or their own home through ongoing friendship.
The Community Visitors Scheme links volunteers to people over 65 who are lonely at home and need that person to form a caring friendship with. The position is visiting face to face. One of the people waiting is a gentleman in his 80's who enjoys going for coffee and socialising who speaks Italian.
St Martin of Tours Primary School is seeking volunteers that can assist the Librarians with maintenance organisation of the school's library. You will have a keen interest in children's literature and be available during the school term in school hours. Experience with library systems and organisation is desired but not essential.
Volunteers required to prepare and serve lunch/afternoon tea.
This position involved checking, cleaning and making minor repairs to donated prams for distribution to families in need.
- Heidelberg West Victoria
- Category: Education & Training
- Types of work: Education & Training, Tutoring & Coaching
Would you like the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a young person? Well this could be the role for you! Himilo Community Connect are looking for people to join their team as a tutor in their homework club. All you need is a minimum of one hour a week (during the school term) and a willing to engage and support young people to develop their skills and understanding in either Maths, English, Science and Humanities.
- Macleod Victoria
- Category: Seniors & Aged Care
- Types of work: Arts, Craft & Photography, Companionship & Social Support, Disability Support, Driving & Transportation, Seniors & Aged Care
We are looking for volunteers who enjoy sitting and engaging with our Clubwork participants and helping them with craft activities, playing musical instruments, singing, cooking, conversation, outings and driving 12 seater bus.