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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.

BreastScreen Tasmania Volunteer

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Category: Health

Join the BreastScreen Tasmania Volunteer team! We are looking for friendly, efficient and organised volunteers to support the clients of the Breast Screen Tasmania service and our staff. The Service has a well-established volunteer program. The Volunteer role may involve providing companionship and hospitality support to clients and may also involve general office tasks such as sorting, filing or bundling of health promotion materials. The role is located in Hobart during office hours.

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.

Thinking of a New Years resolution? Instead of giving up something why not give back?

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Mentoring & Advocacy

Would you like to help another person be a part of their community? Are you willing to speak up and represent their needs? Looking for a person who is patient, kind, caring and non-judgmental who is interested in helping a person with an disability that may be lonely, vulnerable or at risk. Hours are flexible.

Support for Young Tasmanians Living with Cancer - North/North West

  • Location: South Launceston TAS
  • Category: Young People

Use your amazing personality, skills and qualifications to support, develop and empower young Tasmanians living with cancer. We are currently in need of medical, general and psychosocial volunteers who are located in the North and North West of Tasmania for overnight programs and recreation days.

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.

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.

Driver for Weekend and Evening Social Outings

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Provide a valued service to the community by driving the Launceston VFC community car. Our community car drivers are reliable, friendly, and active volunteers who transport our clients on weekend and evening social outings.

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.

Volunteer Support Persons (VSPs)

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Category: Health

**EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST** We are looking for Volunteer Support Persons to provide support as part of a team, to people with a life limiting illness with little hope of a cure at Specialist Palliative Care Service, Northern Region.

Hospitality/kitchen hand volunteer

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Nobucks is looking for dedicated, hardworking volunteers to assist in supporting the delivery of a free midday meal. You will be part of a team of volunteers offering this service to members of the community who are in need of a meal and companionship.

Volunteer cook/food preparation

  • Location: Hobart TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Nobucks is looking for dedicated, hardworking volunteers to assist in preparing and serving a free midday meal. You will be part of a team of volunteers offering this service to members of the community who are in need of a meal and companionship.

Delivered Meals Community Driver

  • Location: North Hobart TAS
  • Category: Community Services

From our kitchen to their door – make a positive difference to someone in need. Join our Fresh Delivered Meals team today and support our local community!

Day Centre Buddy

  • Location: North Hobart TAS
  • Category: Community Services

Italians - love the people, food, culture and language? Make friends, and make a positive difference to the lives of those in need! Join our dynamic team at the Italian Day Centre and support our local community today!

Community Garden

  • Location: Penguin TAS
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

Do you love to garden? We require volunteers who are passionate about gardening activities, including growing food at the Penguin Community Garden.

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!