The Community Transport Program provides transport to and from medical/paramedical, shopping and social appointments for people who are frail, ill or have a disability and other people with an assessed need, and who are unable to access any other form of transport. Volunteers are required to use their own car but are paid a mileage allowance to cover petrol and other costs of running and maintaining vehicles.
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Found 15 volunteer opportunities with Seniors & Aged Care, in Australian Capital Territory ACT
Would you like to email, call or video 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, to make a real difference in their life? We have a 95-year-old Lebanese born lady living in Stirling who would enjoy a female volunteer for social support visits. She loves chatting about her family, cooking, pets and going for a stroll. Or enjoying a coffee in the facility café and reading the newspaper. Weekly visits would be beneficial with a minimum 12-month commitment.
An opportunity to influence and shape FECCA’s policy and advocacy for the next 2 years. As a committee member you will meet other likeminded people from across Australia, advise policy in a meaningful way, support the development of an informed policy positions, advocate on behalf of people from CALD backgrounds and receive support and expertise from the committee chair.
Make a difference in the lives of our aged care residents. Help our staff and volunteers take the residents to the club for lunch, the gallery for an exhibition, to the hall for a concert. Get to know the residents as they have fun exploring Canberra and enjoying its many events, exhibitions, food venues.
The Sunflower Program has been designed for patients with dementia and cognitive impairment. Our Sunflower Volunteers converse with patients/and or their families; documenting the patients 'get to know me information' on their very own Sunflower. Our Sunflower Volunteers provide companionship to patients and assist with visual aids for our staff; enhancing our patients well-being and hospital experience.
Drivers are needed to transport our Clients to and from their homes to North Belconnen Day Centre
As a Recreational and Leisure Champion you will use your skills and expertise to create a creative and fun program for Queanbeyan Day Club members. Join us to increase the health and well being of people over the age of 65.
Goodwin greatly values the goodwill of volunteers, to enrich lives, provide greater interaction and allow us to provide broader care services. So, if you have time to give, we are flexible and willing to take any help you can offer. If you want to share passions and make a real difference to people’s lives, please get in touch.
Do you love driving and enjoy meeting new people? We are looking for an experienced Volunteer Bus driver to help our residents to activities.
Diverse Communities and Social Services (DCSS) Australia is a Not-for-Profit Community Justice and Social Support Services, Volunteer-led Organisation throughout Australia. Diverse Communities and Social Services (DCSS) Australia is the only LGBTIQA+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diversity and Inclusion focused organisation which delivers a dual-accredited Not-for-Profit Community Justice Program operating across Australia.
Social work case manager is a mental health professional who assists families and individuals in a health care setting and has a high degree of recognised experience and expertise. The certified social work case manager might work with the clients in dealing with the emotional strains incurred by the modern health care process.
Aurous requires the help of peer mentors to assist seniors, via phone and digital, to utilise digital technologies to facilitate social connection. The most important attributes required for this position are patience and excellent verbal communication skills. A basic understanding of digital technologies is all that is required.
If you are 65+ and would like to take part in a research program focusing on improved balance you may be interested in this role.
Help us provide social support where it is needed the most! We are seeking Voice-Chat Volunteers who love to connect and offer companionship from the safety and comfort of your own home! As a Voice-Chat Volunteer, you will provide regular phone companionship to an older person or person living with a disability, making sure they remain connected and socially engaged, despite the physical and mental health challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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