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Working with us means, you think it’s essential to be inclusive and enjoy working with people from all backgrounds. If you are interested in supporting individuals to connect with their community through volunteering, then you’ll enjoy working with the Inclusive Volunteering Program. The program assists people living with a disability, or mental health condition, and refugees or migrants by finding positive, enriching and sustainable volunteering positions in the Canberra Region.
Would you like to visit an older person living in an Aged Care Home and make a real difference in their life? We have a 95-year-old lady born in the Ukraine who would greatly benefit from social support visits. Our dear recipient converses in Polish and used to work on a farm and as a housemaid. She enjoys music, observing children and would greatly enjoy a visitor who is happy to chat in Polish. Weekly contact would be beneficial with a minimum 12-month commitment.
Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home or their own home and make a real difference in their life? We have a retired public servant 91 year old gentleman in an Aged Care Home, who loves Siamese cat, historical model ships, martial arts and played tennis until the age of 83.
St John Ambulance ACT is a not for profit self-funded community based organisation that has a goal of making first aid a part of everybody's life. Community Resilience is a branch of St John volunteers that provide free basic first aid information sessions to those unlikely to attend a commercial first aid course. There are a variety of opportunities to get involved in including teaching first aid to seniors, retirees, children and vulnerable people. We are seeking lead presenters and helpers.
CS#1 is looking for volunteers who enjoy walking to assist those in our community to maintain an active social life through regular social outings and activities to promote wellbeing and social harmony within our community. The activity is held Mondays 2pm to 3.30pm weekly at Kingston. Volunteers assist the Support Workers, with group activities by providing a welcoming, nurturing environment.
The CS#1 Food Pantry is a small community food outlet for people with a genuine need or those who are on a limited income, making good food and quality household products affordable and accessible. The food in our pantry is provided by FoodBank NSW and Community donations The CS#1 Food Pantry is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Volunteer your time to meet and facilitate a positive shopping experience for individuals and families from your local community as part of our valued team
The Growing Healthy Kids project with Community Services #1, provides gardening, nutrition and parenting support to families with young children. If you would like to support the project by helping establish and maintain the garden or by sharing gardening skills and passion with families in the community this is a great role for you.
CS#1 is looking for volunteers who enjoy walking, singing or playing musical instruments to assist those in our community to maintain an active social life through regular social outings and activities to promote wellbeing and social harmony within our community. The Mixed Bag Singing Group supports one another with a sing along to piano, ukelele and guitar. No requirement to be a 'singer', come along and support the Activity Group Worker on Wednesday afternoons from 2.30pm to 3.30pm.
An elderly lady in the Canberra area would enjoy your company during the week, particularly if you enjoy reminiscing about travelling around the world. We would be happy to arrange a suitable time to visit each week for 12 months or longer.
An elderly gentleman in the Canberra area would enjoy your company during the week, particularly if you enjoy visiting galleries. We would be happy to arrange a suitable time to visit each week for 12 months or longer.
We are seeking volunteers to assist in the implementation and facilitation of our Prison Invisits, Child-Parent Activity Days and Story time programs run in the Alexander Maconochie Centre in ACT
Our digital literacy program provides one-on-one support for people who are facing barriers to the digital divide
Abbeyfield Garran provides affordable, inclusive, home-like, and safe accommodation for people with a mild cognitive disability where residents can maintain their independence with dignity and choice. The Garran house is run by a volunteer management committee and employs a housekeeper to provide meals and support the residents on a day-to-day basis. We have 10 young adult residents. We are looking for a new member to join our committee in the role of Resident Liaison.
CS#1 is looking for volunteers who enjoy walking, singing or playing the ukulele to assist those in our community to maintain an active social life through regular social outings and activities to promote wellbeing and social harmony within our community. The activities are held Monday through to Friday at various times. Volunteers assist the Support Workers, with group activities by providing a welcoming, nurturing environment.
Become a Vinnies shop volunteer to provide an exceptional shopping experience for our customers. Gain retail experience and share your skills and talents. Volunteering is a great way to interact with like-minded people and build friendships. Feel satisfied knowing you are working for an organisation that makes a difference for those in need. Our retail shops are a much-loved shopping destination for customers who value good quality, affordable & sustainable items
Orange Sky Laundry is seeking motivated and passionate people to become general volunteers with Orange Sky for our service that runs in Canberra. If you're organised, have 2-3 hours spare time each week or fortnight, are great with people and have a genuine passion for helping others, this could be the perfect role for you!
We are looking for experienced driving instructors to support out culturally and linguistically diverse client.
Would you like to join a dynamic team of young and fun individuals making a real contribution to Marymead? Would you like to meet new people and be involved in fundraising?
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