Youth Street Teams operate every Friday and Saturday night between 11pm-5am, 16-20 volunteers over the age of 18 head out on foot and in vehicles to the streets of Melbourne CBD, and engage with vulnerable and intoxicated young people who have come into the City from the suburbs for a night out.
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The Lighthouse Café is a welcoming venue providing breakfast, lunch, coffee and tea, as well as support to people from all walks of life, especially those living on the margins of society. Lighthouse Cafe’s primary purpose is about building relationships with people and developing a strong sense of belonging and acceptance for all and to assist them out of their current state of homelessness. The Lighthouse Cafe operates from 8.15am to 2pm, Monday-Friday.
Night Watch extends the capabilities of the Mobile Outreach and Youth Street Teams services to operate 7 nights per week. Night Watch consists of 2 qualified & experienced Salvation Army workers & a team of trained volunteers who are based at 69 Bourke Street, Melb, from 11pm-7am, as well as being mobile in Melb CBD. The teams pro-actively engage with people on the streets, responding to calls from Police, Emergency Services and the general public.
Program Summary: The Night Café will build upon the existing daytime Lighthouse Café operation to provide a welcoming, safe and inclusive place for anyone homeless or at risk of homelessness in the City of Melbourne. Based at 69 Bourke Street Melbourne, the space will be open from 11PM-7am, 7 nights a week and will be staffed by 2 trained Salvation Army staff and supported by a team of 3-5 volunteers each night (partial cover of the shift is also welcome)
We are seeking volunteers to supervise and provide a safe and secure emergency overnight sleepover accommodation for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Help with meal preparation, clean up and generally engage in a courteous and respectful manner and establish a friendly rapport with clients.
Group61 is a mental health befriending program that connects members of our community with volunteers with the aim of reducing social isolation. Group61 is currently seeking volunteers in various locations across South East Queensland.
Group61 is a mental health befriending program that connects members of our community with volunteers with the aim of reducing social isolation. Group61 is currently seeking volunteers who are interested in supporting and coordinating teams of our Befriender volunteers in various locations across South East Queensland.
Wesley Mission Queensland’s Arana Hills Respite Service is looking for people interested in assisting with our weekly Bus and Outings Program each Wednesday between 8am and 2pm. Just a bit of quality time shared can mean so much!
Wesley Mission Queensland’s Banyo Respite Centre is looking for people interested in assist a small number of clients to travel to and from the centre, improve their social connections to enhance their well-being!
Wesley Mission Queensland’s Pine Rivers Respite Service at Petrie is looking for people interested in organising and assisting in our programs while they spend time with and involve our clients. Just a bit of quality time shared can mean so much!
As a general volunteer you will be required to assist our participants with dismantling electrical waste for recycling. This assistance is generally sitting beside our participants and providing guidance and social interaction.
Attend a family home along, with other friendly volunteers, to assist with basic exercises & stretches necessary for a young man after a car accident. No experience necessary.
We are currently looking for volunteers who are interested in or enjoy gardening to assist clients at Uniting AgeWell Kingsville Community Day Centre. You can assist by undertaking small gardening tasks (no heavy pruning, lawn mowing or edging) including weeding, planting and light gardening activities.
Regis Chelmer requires talented musicians- of any instrument and/or singers to play/sing for residents
Regis Chelmer require clever and crafty Arts & Crafts assistants every Wednesday morning from 10.00am- 12pm
Regis Chelmer requires Pet Visitor Volunteers to provide dog visits on any weekday for 1 to 2 hours (times and days to be discussed).
Regis Chelmer requires female volunteers to assist/facilitate the Ladies Group every Monday morning
Regis Chelmer requires green thumb volunteers to assist in the Garden Club on the first Monday of every month
Regis Chelmer requires artistic painting workshop assistants every Thursday
Wesley Mission Queensland’s Wesley Care Tewantin are currently seeking people interested in volunteering with our team to make a difference to the lives of our wonderful residents who are young adults living with high care needs.
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