Do you love helping people? We are looking for passionate people to assist and support vulnerable people through our Emergency Relief program at St Albans. We work collectively with volunteers and aim to ensure that the people we support feel safe and have as many opportunities for health, happiness and success as possible.
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Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home or their own home and make a real difference in their life? We have June in Malvern, In her youth she had enjoyed Jazz music and singing and enjoyed a busy social life. She would enjoy a mature volunteer with a broad range of interests to talk about on. Fortnightly visits with a minimum12 month commitment.
Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home and make a real difference in their life? We have Dory in Elsternwick who has led a very interesting life in the hotel tourist industry. She likes to be active and would enjoy being taken out for wheelchair walks, talk about the days of swimming, reading and sewing. A female volunteer is preferred. FN or weekly visits with a 12 month commitment are required.
Do you have a few hours a week to assist our male resident to enjoy his art.
Would you like to visit an older Greek person in an Aged Care Home and make a real difference in their life? We have George in Glen Iris, who would enjoy company with a male or female Greek speaking only visitor. HIs a 78 year old person with an Intellectual disability since young. A patient and compassionate person is needed for company and conversation. FN or weekly visits with a 12 month commitment are required.
Our Knitting Group has been running for the past 10 years and has proven to be such a success with our residents. Its a place where people can come along and knit, socialise, have a cuppa or even just enjoy the company of others around. Volunteers need a sound knowledge of knitting and the ability to read and work through new knitting patterns.
* VOLUNTEERS MUST BE PARENTS TO CHILDREN WITH ALCOHOL & DRUG ISSUES * With the lived experience of supporting your own child (teenager or adult) through the rigours of substance misuse and with the desire to support other parents going though similar challenges with their children, you will use active listening skills to support, talk through options and offer hope to parents calling the State-wide Parent and Family Drug Support Line.
Are you a careful, considerate and slow driver? Do you love interacting with people? If yes then this volunteer role is for you! Mini Bus driver (12 seater) required for two Fridays a month plus occasional relief work. Picking up elderly people for excursions, walks etc in the region.
We are seeking dedicated, caring volunteers to provide social support and assistance for shorter term patients with acute care needs at City Campus (Grattan Street, Parkville).
If you love animals and are reliable and friendly, we would love you to join our Program! There are currently 3 residents who need assistance: in Clifton Hill (2 dogs - 1 elderly dog on very short walk); Carlton (3 rabbits); Collingwood (1 dog); Richmond (1 dog)Application Form must be submitted to- this can be accessed from NRCH Website(Get Involved section). Please specify area and pet you are applying to be matched up with.
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