This program friendship matches volunteers in the community with elderly residents in Aged Care Homes. As a CVS Volunteer you will be able to meet your friend in their residence at least an hour a fortnight and chat with them in a friendly, sociable and engaging way.
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Volunteer Greeters - or Concierge - are the welcoming & friendly “First Contact” point for patients, clients and their families & friends at our local hospital. Concierge volunteers will provide friendly assistance, information and directions to these groups at the hospital. This position may suit married couples, partners or friends who wish to do their volunteering together.
Community Transport Drivers provide after hours (i.e. after 5pm) transport from the Wimmera Health Care Group to the discharged patient's home.
Want to make a difference in a person’s life? We need friendly, cheerful personalities to offer valuable social and community connections to members of the community. Volunteers will support people shopping, visit people in their homes, go out on social outings, be willing to drive, go to the markets or the cinemas. There is no cost to the volunteer and it can cover any day or time. Make a difference and help another person enjoy life!
Are you interested in being part of a small and busy office? Would you like to get some experience or learn new skills? As a not for profit organisation we help and support people into volunteering roles and we need help to accomplish this. The volunteer would help interview new volunteers, enter details in a database as well as support front counter. Confidentiality and police checks are required.
In the beautiful Wimmera - Mallee region which is a 5 hour drive North West of Melbourne we are looking for someone who is available after school every Tuesday to help with Girl Guides. This is a great opportunity for anyone considering a career that involves working with young people and wanting to gain valuable work experience.
Do you have a genuine interest in supporting a person from culturally diverse background by being a mentor and providing support with their studies? Young adults or people who have recently migrated from overseas are in need of support from a friendly personality in their studies it maybe a Tafe course, a Certificate level in Child Care or aged care. This valuable one on one mentorship will bring a great amount of satisfaction in helping not just the person but also their family.
We are looking for volunteers to provide general support to our support for families and communities team in supervising children and assisting in children’s/ parenting programs and activities
Assists the Client Services Officer in an office environment in designing and implementing social activities for individual service users in line with their individual needs and service plan.
Residential Aged Care Facilities can sometimes mean that elderly residents are often isolated from their community. As a volunteer in this vital role, you will bring social connection, friendship, a sense of belonging and a host of other positive, life-enhancing joys into the lives of residents. You'll get to enjoy games, chit-chat, sharing cuppas, helping in activities, crafts, hobbies and a host of other enjoyable pastimes. Lifestyle volunteers really do make a big difference!
Volunteers are matched to residents in a Residential Aged Care Facility. You'll be matched very carefully, based on your particular interests and availability to visit someone very special who will likely become a dear friend. Volunteers who do Community Visiting all report that they get so much more than they give from this role. You'll be bringing joy, laughter and conversation to elderly people at risk of isolation in their community.
Mealtimes for WHCG elderly in care are very busy. As a Food Angel you would be making a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of our elderly residents. Food Angels make sure residents have an easier, enjoyable and pleasant experience during mealtime, encouraging residents to eat a good-sized meal and drink plenty of fluids. Mealtimes will be lunch and dinner as scheduled by the home. Nurse Managers [NUMs] will provide a list of eligible residents for meals at each shift.
Be matched with a frail aged and older person and provide friendship and community to help them feel connected and not isolated. Enjoy similar interests over a cuppa and a chat.
If you enjoy acting or role-playing, then we need volunteers to help a local health organisation train its staff in the National Stroke Support Guidelines.
Good Governance creates stronger, healthier and more resilient communities by boosting good governance practices in community organisations. The initiative matches trained volunteers skilled in governance with small community organisations across Australia. These volunteers act as mentors over 12 months, working with the entire committee or board to empower the organisation to develop policies and processes that facilitate good governance. Through this direct partnership, mentors can support o
Bring joy and pleasure into the lives of elderly people who don't always get the opportunity to enjoy concerts or entertainment in their communities. Bring your love of music, drama, theatre, poetry and books, film and puppetry to the Residential Aged Care Facility and set toes a'tappin’ and smiles for miles! Volunteer entertainers add laughter, life and joy to the everyday for our elderly citizens. Join them in song and banter. Help them be happy.
Are cars your passion? Would you like to gain experience with working with vehicles? We need a vehicle caretaker for cleaning, detailing and supporting the use of vehicles for a not for profit organisation. If you have an interest in cars, this is role a great for Centrelink hours and gaining work experience. This role needs a high level of attention to detail and you would need to be confident to work unsupervised.
Do you like being creative with posters or newsletters? Would you love to get some hands on practice and experience? This position helps get information out to patients each month.
The Youth MATES Mentoring Program provides positive role models who mentor, assist, target, engage and enhance the skills and life experiences of young people. MATES matches young people and young adults (mentees) with an adult role model (mentor) from the local community. Mentors and mentees catch up for one hour, once a fortnight for one year. MATES is a great way to volunteer in the community
We all know how difficult parenting young children can be! As a volunteer at the Parenting Centre, you'll be helping parents to enjoy their kids; to find the fun and the happiness that comes from seeing their little ones occupied, interested and having a wonderful time. Small groups of 5-10 children mean you can bring your practical, organised and creative grandparent-side to the role, giving parents that much needed support and encouragement while entertaining the children.
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