- Location: Traralgon VIC
- Category: Community Services
Type of work
- Arts, Craft, & Photography
- Companionship & Social Support
- Driving & Transportation
- Music & Entertainment
- Seniors & Aged Care
- Sport & Physical Activity
- Centrelink Volunteers
- People Learning English
- Wheelchair Access
Schedule to suit your availability
Orientation and other training as required
- National Police Certificate *
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Do you have some time to be a companion? A few hours a week or fortnight to suit your schedule. Let us know how you could help others. Some ideas include:
- Art and Craft
- Games, chess, scrabble, etc
- Footy tipping
- Men's group
- iPad training
- Exercise Group Assistant
- Walking group
- One-on-one companionship
- Conversation in language other than English
- Group discussions
- Special interest group
- make a suggestion
mecwacare, a leading not for profit organisation, has provided care to the community for 58 years. mecwacare offers residential, community and in home support to the aged and disability sector.
Our Residential Facilities offer a range of lifestyle programs, giving older people the opportunity to participate in different types of recreational and social activities. The activities are planned with the participants to ensure their needs and interests are met, and are designed to maintain independence and enhance the quality of life for the participants and their carers.
Volunteering with our social support programs will enable you to work alongside our qualified staff who will offer you guidance and mentoring, while fulfilling your desire to support older people to live and age well in the community. Activities may include outings, gentle exercise, entertainers, music, craft, guest speakers, quizzes and discussions.
Opportunities are available in: Malvern, Glen Iris, Prahran, Richmond, Mont Albert, Mornington, Traralgon, Westmeadows, Hoppers Crossing, Geelong, Terang.