We are seeking a Volunteer Driver for Friday afternoons 2:00 pm to drive our Social Support Group clients home. As a Volunteer Driver your role is to work closely with the volunteer jockey to ensure the safety of our clients during transportation. Volunteers are provided with full training.
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Assist disabled clients with horse riding sessions. Prepare horses for classes and lead riders, arena set-up, horse training, horse floating. There are also positions which do not invove horse handling such as administration, work on the committee, fundraising, volunteer coordinator etc. Office hours are Tues-Thurs 9.00am - 2.30pm during school terms.
Our team based at Woolloongabba, as part of our Brisbane South services, require volunteer assistance to support a variety of activities with our clients. Along with setting up and packing down activities, you will be required to offer reassurance, praise and support along the way – joining in is encouraged! You may also be required to assist our professional staff on client outings.
With community service initiatives dating back to 1870, Anglicare is one of Queensland’s most experienced providers. Our range of services is ever-evolving, and is designed to support our community to live happier, healthier lives. Our team in Longreach are looking for a volunteer Activities Assistant to work with our paid staff, supporting clients with activities and group programs. Along with setting up and packing down activities, you will offer reassurance and support along the way.
Our team based in Meadowbrook offer a number of community services, and we are currently looking for volunteers to provide companionship and friendship to clients who are in need of social contact - a friendly face and someone to talk to. As a community visitor you will be matched with someone based on your gender and interests.
Help us make a difference to the lives of children, young people and families affected by juvenile arthritis by becoming a volunteer leader at Camp Footloose. As a volunteer leader, your role will be to oversee a small group of three campers throughout the week of camp. This year's camp will be held at the Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation, Narrabeen
Assist male client (aged around 40) to read and write letters. This is the client's main way of communicating with friends and family and people in his community.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance’s Help at Home program is seeking reliable and enthusiastic volunteers to provide practical in-home support for families caring for a child with a disability living in Sydney's northern region.
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.
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 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.
The facilitator of a pain support group (PSG) helps the group to: share their experiences of living with chronic pain, educate the group about self-management techniques and to effectively use healthcare settings. The PSG provides an avenue for people with pain to socialise with others and reduce the isolation of chronic pain. The group meets once a month for 1.5 to 2 hours.
Are you a very special, caring person, who would like to visit palliative care clients?
Can you spare a few hours of your time to provide much needed assistance for respite staff helping those members of your community that need support?
Do you play soccer and feel that you could coach a group of adults with disabilities (mainly intellectual)?
Make a difference to the lives of those who are caring from someone in palliative care by offering relaxation techniques, a little pampering and companionship.
Are you looking for something worthwhile to do at the weekend?
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