“You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give” ~ Winston Churchill
Join the YB Family and become one of our valued volunteers who make a real difference in the lives of others. We have many volunteer options with flexible arrangements to suit your interest and availability.
About us: YellowBridge QLD is one of Toowoomba's leading not for profit community organisations. We help people every day with services across disability support, home and community care, youth and community housing.
Our Vision is connecting lives and finding bright possibilities and Our Mission is working together to help lives shine.
Our volunteer opportunities: We are a diverse organisation with many different programs and initiatives that provide volunteer opportunities. These include:
• Collectables, our boutique op shop that provides work and training opportunities for people with a disability. • Men’s Shed, providing clients with a disability access to mentoring and creative endeavours such as woodwork • General gardening, at our main office or community housing properties • Yellow Bucket Appeal, our Christmas appeal that delivers 300 Christmas hampers to people in need • Friends for Seniors, visit or phone an elderly person in need of company or care for their pet (walk, bath, groom) • Event coordinator or assistant, for various community initiatives we participate in such as Biggest Morning Tea, RUOK Day, World Environment Day and Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers • Mentor Drivers, with our Youth Driving Program that helps disadvantaged young people achieve their 100 hours of supervised driving
As a Volunteer, you will be welcomed into our friendly and supportive YB Family. We have strong values about social justice, kindness, inclusion and integrity. We welcome volunteers who reflect our values and want to make a positive contribution in their community.
Some of our volunteer opportunities have mandatory requirements and we will tell you more during the application process.
Volunteer Position Requirements:
- Blue & Yellow Cards - Volunteer
- Police check
What YellowBridge QLD Offers: • A friendly and supportive environment with strong values • Flexible arrangements to suit your interest and availability • Multiple volunteer options that help real people • Opportunity to meet and work alongside new people • No lock-in arrangements
If you want to join our friendly team and make a difference in your community, please contact YellowBridge QLD to organise an appointment to have a chat.
For more information, please contact: Sandy Jenkinson on 1300 882 764.
Closing date: 12 November 2021