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Found 79 volunteer opportunities with Disability Services, in Victoria VIC

Leisure Buddy to Billy

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Cheltenham VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Leisure Buddy Volunteers connect with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Billy whose interests include art, food, movies, gaming and cooking. Due to COVID -19 this will initially be through digital contact and will progress to fortnightly outings in person once this is permitted.

Leisure Buddy with Bob

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Springvale VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Leisure Buddy Volunteers connect with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Bob whose interests include art, food, movies, gaming and cooking. Due to COVID -19 this will initially be through digital contact and will progress to fortnightly outings in person once this is permitted

Community Visitor - Doveton

Office of the Public Advocate

  • Location: Doveton VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of people in your own community? Become a Community Visitor. Community Visitors are the eyes and the ears of the community and perform an important role of upholding the human rights of people with a cognitive disability and/or mental illness.

Administration/Group Connection Support for Telephone Program

Vision Australia

  • Location: Kooyong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Connect telephone calls for participants of different telephone groups. These groups run for socially and demographically isolated people all across Australia. We cover all topics of interest and this valuable service is absolutely free! Make a difference in people's lives by connecting them together! You would not be running the groups but making the initial connection. This role will mainly cover general administration duties such as basic data entry.

Sewing/Textiles Volunteer

Solve Disability Solutions-Bvrc

  • Location: Kew VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Do you have pattern making, sewing or textile skills? Do you like the challenge of problem solving and thinking 'outside the box'? We need volunteers to join our Occupational Therapist when meeting with a client with a disability, helping to identify a solution to their problem (when they can’t find anything commercially suitable). You will get to design and make a solution, enabling the client to have greater independence. Volunteering is ad hoc, you get to do most of the work from home!

Community Support Centre Roles

OC Connections

  • Location: Oakleigh VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Share your experiences, support your community and develop new skills. Volunteer at this Community Support Centre providing services which enhance the quality of life for people with an intellectual disability and their families.

Recreation Program Support for children & adults

Gateways Support Services

  • Location: Geelong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Join our team of friendly, supportive staff & volunteers in our recreational programs for children, teenagers & adults with a disability.

Outdoor Activities Support Person

People Outdoors-Bvrc

  • Location: Preston VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Do you enjoy the outdoors and want to help others benefit from outdoor activities? People Outdoors require reliable and enthusiastic people to support our clients (children, teenagers and adults) with a disability to participate in outdoor activities on overnight, weekend & school holiday camps.

Committee Secretary

That's The Thing About Fishing

  • Location: Frankston VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

To support and promote TTTAF and its activities; specifically, to support the President and the Executive Committee to ensure the smooth running of the “behind the scenes” functions.

Volunteer Citizen Advocate

Melbourne East Disability Advocacy (MEDA)

  • Location: Forest Hill VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Our organisation provides individual and volunteer citizen advocacy, to support people with an intellectual disability. We need Volunteer Citizen Advocates to help empower people with an intellectual disability to have control over decision making and prevent discrimination or social exclusion.

Volunteer to support children and young adults with disabilities – recreational activities

Interchange Incorporated

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Are you looking to make a real difference in someone’s life, learn new skills and have fun doing it? Volunteer with Interchange and provide support for children and young people with a disability in a range of recreational activities such as youth programs and camps.

Telephone Conference Facilitator

Vision Australia-Bvrc

  • Location: Kooyong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

We're looking for volunteers to facilitate Telelink discussions or deliver the subject matter via their home telephone or mobile. Telelink is a regular on going telephone based group program that is delivered via teleconference. It provides social and peer support, special interest and recreation activities.

Day Program Craft Assistants

Vision Australia-Bvrc

  • Location: Kooyong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

If you enjoy crafts and would like to volunteer your time this could be the volunteer opportunity for you. We're seeking volunteers to assist blind and low vision clients with the running of craft projects in a Day Program. Activities include: Knitting, silk scarf painting, leather work, basketry, pottery/ceramics, mosaics etc.

Driving Volunteer for Dinner Group

Vision Australia-Bvrc

  • Location: Kooyong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

We're seeking Volunteer Drivers to accompany blind or low vision clients to a Dinner Group on the first Monday of each month or the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Our Dinner groups meet at local clubs, hotels and restaurants in and around the northern suburbs and south-eastern suburbs.

Fundraising Volunteer

Vision Australia-Bvrc

  • Location: Kooyong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Collection Dog Program We have over 80 small counter top collection dogs (measuring in 30cm height) already out there, and we need help placing more. There are a couple of ways in which you could help us. We are looking for volunteers to either: Collect and swap over existing dogs or source new host locations to place dogs.

Reception Host

Vision Australia-Bvrc

  • Location: Kooyong VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Receptionist/Administration Support - Do you enjoy meeting new people? We are seeking a volunteer one day a week to be the first point of contact for our front reception, by meeting and greeting visitors into our Kooyong centre. Volunteers are required once weekly on any day from Monday to Friday for half day shifts, either from 9AM-1PM or 1PM-4.30PM

Host / Mentor Volunteer

Interchange Inner East-BVRC

  • Location: Canterbury VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Are you someone with a big heart? We don’t mind if you’re studying, working or retired; what your family structure is; you are from a different cultural and religious background; you don’t have any special skills, talents or expertise. We just want someone who is patient and can spare a handful of hours a month, to bring some love and kindness into the life of a child or young person with a disability. Could this be you? Please read on….

Music - Music Teacher - Disability/Advocacy

The Bridge - Narre Warren

  • Location: Narre Warren VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Enjoy teaching music to a very nice bunch of people with disability.

Puppy Carer - Seeing Eye Dogs Australia

Vision Australia-Bvrc

  • Location: Kensington VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Seeking volunteers interested in looking after one of our very special puppies to assist a blind person to live their life to the full. Being a Puppy Carer means you get to experience the joy of looking after an adorable puppy for 12 to 15 months – without any of the associated costs – and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing you are assisting someone who is blind to live the life they choose.

Talented Individuals with governance experience - Non Executive Directors

Knoxbrooke

  • Location: Ferntree Gully VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Knoxbrooke is currently undergoing a transformation due to strong income growth in a challenging financial environment, the NDIS and changing customer preferences. Over the past two years, Knoxbrooke’s growth has been both organic and through two acquisitions. The Board are seeking expressions of interest from talented individuals looking to contribute at a governance level. Recruitment of Non-Executive Directors is selective and competitive.