Are you a mature, capable person with broad life experience who could provide a supportive role for families experiencing additional challenges? We require compassionate and empathic people, preferably with previous parenting experience, who can support and assist vulnerable families with young children by building a relationship with family members and providing practical and emotional support
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Urgently needed! Bring your smile and cheer up this elderly Bosnian lady in Frankston with weekly friendly visits.
Our aim is to increase programs of interest and social experiences for our residents, and we would love to welcome you to our team of highly committed volunteers. If you have an interest or skill you could share, or enjoy conversation, please let us know!
Do you enjoy making friends and visiting new people? Do you have an interest or skill you would like to share? If so, we would love to hear from you.
Do you enjoy meeting new people and being involved in creative activities? Love games, craft, or have a skill or interest to share?
An hour a week to build a supportive and caring friendship with an adult recovering from a mental illness can make a huge difference. Compeer offers training and ongoing support from professional and experienced staff. There is also the opportunity to meet other volunteers and to be involved in ongoing training.
The Community Gardens located on Ash Island was built largely by volunteers. The gardens provide a stimulating and safe work environment, where social interaction and friendly, stress free atmosphere are as important as the production of healthy, chemical-free food. Community gardens covering 0.3 hectares were established in 1998 to encourage more visitors to City Farm and to give them a greater awareness and appreciation of the surrounding wetlands.
Pamper elderly residents by providing a gentle hand massage. Brighten up their nails with a fresh coat of nail polish.
Emergency Relief Team Members assist with client support and interviews or in the storeroom with the packing and distribution of food. Interviewers meet with clients to determine support needs and eligibility. Other duties may include reception, entry of client data, general operations of the program and maintaining the work environment.
In cooperation with other team members, assist with tasks required to provide food & refreshments to a large number of people. May include purchase, prep & storage of food; setting & waiting at tables; washing, drying & cleaning up.
Support Men's Group by assisting/demonstrating construction of simple items; shares stories; have a beer together; assist staff to take residents on social outings; buying gifts or items for special events; assist with setting up & running special events.
Assist clients in and out of the Vision Australia mini bus travelling to and from Day Centre activities
Support person working with Foster child and their carer - Pyjama Foundation
A commitment of either 1 day per week, fortnightly or monthly during school terms. Duties are to help to set up, clean up, pack up and help prepare breakfast for local school youth at the Murwillumbah Youth Centre.
Community visitors provide friendship and company for isolated and lonely men and women residing in aged care homes.
Would you like to provide companionship and social support to aged care clients? You can offer companionship and friendship to clients on a one-on-one basis or by spending time in a group activity, escorting them on social outing or by simply having a chat and a cup of coffee
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.
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.
Gain valuable experience working in the Youth Justice Sector by supporting young people experiencing vulnerability during interactions with the Police.
Volunteers play an important role in the success of the Humanitarian Settlement Program as it seeks to achieve key outcomes such as increased social cohesion, community connectedness, and positive settlement experience for refugees. Volunteer participation in this program will mean refugees get the extra support they need to successfully settle in the community and build confidence as they start their new lives in Australia.
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