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Found 39 volunteer opportunities with Seniors & Aged Care, in Tasmania TAS

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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.

Visiting or Shopping for Clients

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Provide a valued and rewarding service to the community by shopping on behalf of clients or visiting them in their home. Our volunteers are reliable, friendly and active people who assist clients in the Launceston area.

Glenview bus drivers- Medium 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?

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.

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!

Social Support Assistance

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Provide a valued and rewarding service to the community by assisting clients wth shopping and community access. Our volunteers are reliable, friendly and active people who assist clients in the Launceston area.

Volunteers

  • Location: Lindisfarne TAS
  • Category: Health

I am looking for volunteers for a number of roles at Queen Victoria Care in 2018. If interested please contact me and we can discuss all opportunities available. The process involves a face-to-face meeting and if matched to a activity or program we would complete necessary paperwork ie Application Form, National Police Check (unless you have one that is less than 3 months old,) if not we will process) Statutory Declaration, Deed of Privacy.

Lawn mowing

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Provide a valued service to the community by assisting with mowing lawns for clients in the Launceston area. Our volunteers are reliable, friendly, and active people who enjoy being outside.

Volunteer Client Transport Driver

  • Location: Devonport TAS
  • Category: Community Services

To transport clients and their carers, to and from medical and social appointments. Driving involves local and long distance transport. Assisting clients in and out of vehicles, helping with seat belts, appropriate storage of bags and equipment.

Social Support Volunteer

  • Location: Devonport TAS
  • Category: Community Services

As a Social Support Volunteer you will visit a client in their own home to have a cuppa and a chat, go for a walk, read to or other support directed by coordinator. You may also assist a client with their shopping or do their shopping on their behalf, using your own vehicle. You may also be required to provide respite for a carer. It is a requirement that you are able to commit 4 hours a month.

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!

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 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.

Consumer Representative

  • Location: Newstead TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Masonic Care Tasmania Committee are currently seeking a Consumer Representative. This person will add value to the Committee by providing a particular reference to consumers of MCT services in all discussions. Some familiarity with aged care services would be of value, this could be through workforce involvement or through personal experience.

Volunteer Social/Support Worker

  • Location: South Launceston TAS
  • Category: Veteran Services

Do you have experience as a mental health worker, support worker or nurse? Looking for a challenging and rewarding volunteer role and have some time on your hands?

Volunteer Community Visitor - Launceston

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Community Services

This is a highly valued and rewarding program that for the past twenty years has provided social contact for many socially isolated people living in aged care residences around Northern Tasmania.

Volunteer Gardener

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Are you an avid gardener and have a few hours to spare? Do you enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? If yes - we would like to hear from you! Working alone, in a group or with other staff members you will assist participating residents with their gardening activities by: gathering gardening tools from the shed and take to the garden, weeding, watering, planting or picking flowers etc. Masonic Care Tasmania provides an integrated range of residential aged care.