Contacting elderly Irish diaspora on regular visits, assisting with small tasks & communicating more complex needs back to IASRB for further support.
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Do you have a passion about working with the elderly, learning from their experiences and eradicating social isolation and loneliness? Then this might be the right role for you. We are looking for a Mandarin-speaking compassionate individual to support Mr and Mrs Wu, a lovely elderly couple living in Richmond and is in need of some social support.
Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home and make a real difference in their life? We have a lovely gentlemen in Hallam who would benefit from your friendship. He enjoys chatting and going out for coffee. Contact us to learn more about this great opportunity and other opportunities across Victoria and NSW.
Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home and make a real difference in their life? We have a delightful lady in Drouin who would benefit from your friendship. She enjoys general conversations about family, travels, gardening, the local area, discussions and reminiscing. Contact us to learn more about this great opportunity and other opportunities across Victoria and NSW
Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home and make a real difference in their life? We have a lovely gentlemen in Drouin who would benefit from your friendship. He enjoys playing solitaire on his iPad, keen on leather work, horse riding and racing, car racing, country & western music. Contact us to learn more about this great opportunity and other opportunities across Victoria and NSW.
From our kitchen to their door – make a positive difference to someone in need. Join our Fresh Delivered Meals team today and support our local community!
Italians - love the people, food, culture and language? Make friends, and make a positive difference to the lives of those in need! Join our dynamic team at the Italian Day Centre and support our local community today!
Improve the experience for children and their families visiting their loved ones in prison.
Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home and make a real difference in their life? We have a lady in Belrose who would greatly benefit from your friendship. She loves animals especially dogs and would love to have a chat with a female over a cup of coffee. Contact us to learn more about this great opportunity and what opportunities we have across NSW.
The Mid North Coast Community Visitor Scheme provides support and companionship to older members of the community. Volunteers gain valuable experience working in the community while providing companionship and friendship to someone experiencing vulnerability. They have the opportunity to work in a small friendly team of volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds and must be over the age of 18 years. They will need to have current Police and Working with Children Checks.
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.
The Salvation Army Melbourne operates a Coffee van on Friday and Saturday nights at the Queen Street Maxi Cab rank, outside CQ Night Club. The Van sells hotdogs to people exiting nightclubs and provides free coffee to taxi drivers to encourage them to use the taxi rank. The coffee van is a social enterprise, where the profits go directly to support Melbourne’s homeless community. The Lighthouse coffee van operates from 11pm to 4am, Friday and Saturday nights.
The Youth Bus is a safe place for Melbourne's homeless and marginalised youth. A fully refurbished motorcoach parks on Flinders Street every weeknight equipped with a kitchenette, computers, Xbox gaming consoles, a DJ booth, chill out areas and private counselling area. The Youth Bus enables Melbourne Project 614 workers and volunteers to build relationships with vulnerable and isolated young people with the intent to improve their pathways to accommodation, employment and education.
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.
Position: Whole in the Wall Café runs out of the Lighthouse Café. The barista’s make the coffee’s for the Lighhouse Café, as well as staffing a social enterprise take-away coffee shop. We are looking for positive and welcoming people to greet customers, take coffee orders, make coffee and chat to people about The Salvation Army programs.
The Salvation Army Melbourne operates a supermarket style service where Melbourne’s most disadvantaged can receive essential pantry and personal items and clothes for themselves and their families. The Marketplace offers a wide selection of food and other necessities to those who need them most, as well as an opportunity for staff and trained volunteers to chat with clients about deeper needs that the person may be currently experiencing. The Marketplace operates from 9am to 1pm, 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)
At The Salvation Army Melbourne, we highly value ensuring that everyone feels welcomed and included. We are looking for friendly and personable volunteers to welcome everyone who enters the building, including community members, volunteers and the general public. These volunteers will also be trained to inform people about the various Salvation Army programs and services offered and make calls to Salvation Army staff for referrals when required.
This is a great volunteering opportunity for a female who has a car and would like to get out and about while at the same time providing company for someone who would really appreciate it.
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