Companion volunteers provide one on one social support and companionship to Activ customers – adults living with disability. If you have just 2 hours to spare each week or fortnight, you could be enhancing the life of one of our customers with activities such as going for a coffee, visits to the park or visits to the cinema.
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Be part of something meaningful! Become a Volunteer today with St John Ambulance. By volunteering with St John Ambulance you’ll be part of the bigger picture that is changing people’s lives, and the first life that is changed is yours!
Reliable and caring drivers to provide transportation needs e.g. medical, shopping, social and other appointments for the frail, aged and disabled clients. Most volunteers advise that they receive enormous satisfaction from providing help to our clients and this would be the primary benefit for volunteers. Vehicles are provided.
Are you free during the week to drive people to and from appointments and provide a reassuring smile and friendly conversation? Rebekah says, “You get far more out of it than you put in. Not only do you get immense pleasure by making such a difference to people who need it the most, but it really expands your own horizons and self-worth. Quite simply, being a Community Transport Volunteer makes me feel good.”
Do you enjoy chatting and supporting our senior community? Brightwater Care Group are an aged care facility, and our residents are really quite high care. We are looking for a few men who are willing to come in for about 2 hours each week to get the gentlemen together and talk “boys talk”. Some ideas could be to sit outside, read the newspaper, play mini golf or lawn bowls, or even play games using the wii (golf, tennis etc) The group would consist of about 6 - 8 men.
Help make a difference in someone's life through improving their connections and reducing their isolation and loneliness.
We are a child and family service on the Gold Coast, providing educational support to families and their children. Volunteers are required pick up and drop off clients to a group activity either at Coomera, Nerang, Labrador or Coolangatta. A company vehicle is provided. Monday to Friday, 2-3 hours. Days can be negotiated with Coordinator. This role is only during school terms.
Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) is currently looking for volunteers in the Melton and surrounds. 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.
The Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) supports refugees from the moment they arrive at the airport. HSP provides on-arrival accommodation (OAA) for refugees on arrival in Australia and assistance to secure long-term accommodation (LTA). Housing Assistants work with the HSP team to support clients as they settle into their OAA, find, secure and settle into their LTA. Volunteers are engaged to guide and assist clients to feel comfortable in homes.
Our Pain Management Clinic team at Greenwich Hospital searching for someone to volunteer their time and skills to provide administrative support. As you'll be arranging appointments and doing data entry for patient wait lists, you'll be required to have a good phone manner and moderate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Do you love a game of bingo or bowls? Why not join the patients at Greenwich Hospital's Riverglen Unit in a friendly game or two. This volunteer role is a lovely opportunity to engage with patients, family and friends.
The Specialised and Intensive Services (SIS) team provides intensive support to eligible refugee and asylum seeker clients with complex and exceptional needs. Specialised Community Support Assistants provide assistance to SIS clients to attend medical appointments, community engagement activities and events, assist with phone calls, language support and basic admin.
The Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) supports refugees from the moment they arrive at the airport. Community Support Assistants build on the case management support offered to clients of HSP by guiding access to local services, support with life skills development, local community linkages and building social networks.
The Friendship Garden welcomes newly arrived migrants, refugees, people seeking asylum, and individual community members who may not have access to a garden in their home. Volunteers support participants to grow their own food and foster a sense of belonging to the Friendship Garden community. Volunteers are also called upon to assist with gardening and other horticulture related activities, preparing lunch and helping participants connect with each other.
Diversicare are currently seeking Community Visitor Volunteers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds within The Gap QLD region to visit elders within Residential Homes.
Visiting refugee families in their home and/or weekly calls for an hour. Tutors need no qualifications, experience or special skills. We are looking for people who want to know that they can make a difference to a family and to a person’s future. St Vincent de Paul will assist you to get a Blue Card and also run a police checks.
Diversicare are currently seeking Community Visitor Volunteers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds within Carseldine region to visit elders within Residential Homes.
Diversicare are currently seeking Community Visitor Volunteers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds within Forest Lake/Inala region to visit elders within Residential Homes.
Diversicare are currently seeking Community Visitor Volunteers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds within Windsor region to visit elders within Residential Homes.
Diversicare are currently seeking Community Visitor Volunteers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds within Mt Gravatt region to visit elders within Residential Homes.
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