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.
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Found 24 volunteer opportunities with Seniors & Aged Care, in Australian Capital Territory ACT
Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home, to make a real difference in their life? We have an 85-year-old gentleman living in Page who would enjoy a male volunteer for social support visits. He enjoys a good chat and loves talking about gem stones of which he is very knowledgeable. He also enjoys reminiscing about his wife, family and Air Force service. Weekly visits 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 an 88-year-old lady living in Page who would enjoy a female volunteer for social support visits. She loves chatting about her family, overseas travel, looking at photographs or being read to. She was born in the UK and worked for a prominent retail department store while living in Australia. Weekly visits 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 an 86-year-old lady living in Page who would enjoy a female volunteer for social support visits. She prefers to stay in her room and enjoys crosswords, word search, looking at magazines and watching TV. She would greatly benefit from a kind visitor happy to sit and chat. Weekly visits would be beneficial with a minimum 12-month commitment.
Volunteering with HammondCare At Home is one way you can give something back to the aged or frail in our society. Not only does volunteering have a profound effect on the person you spend time with, but you'll learn a lot as you spend time with them in their own home. You may want to spend some time in their garden, play cards, go for a walk, listen to music or do some arts and craft activities.
An elderly gentleman in the Gordon ACT area would enjoy your company on either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. We would be happy to arrange a suitable time to visit each week for 12 months or longer.
If you have one hour to spare in your week (Monday to Friday) and would like to improve an older woman’s life by providing a companionship as you visit her in her home, we would love to hear from you. You'll receive training as well as the ongoing support from our Volunteer Coordinator.
Prepare venue before members arrive – unlocking, turn off security systems, turn on heating, set out furniture, fill and turn on the urn. At the end of the day, ensure venue is cleared, clean, tidy and secure and electrical appliances are off.
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.
Calvary Haydon Community is looking for regular volunteers who can be involved in small group activities;like simple card games, art, craft , reading group, games like Billiard and others, manicures and hand massages and many more the volunteer may wish to be involved with.
The Croatian Social Group assist those in our community with English as a second language, to maintain an active social life through regular social outings and activities to promote wellbeing and social harmony within our community. The Volunteers assist the Support Workers with group activities by providing a welcoming, nurturing environment, and must be able to converse in Croatian and English.
CS#1 are looking for volunteers with entertainment skills, craft skills and social skills, 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.
Responsible for preparing & leading the gentle exercise programme (GEP) provided by Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Understand the principles behind the GEP * ensure GEP is appropriate for frail, older adults.
Assist members in/out of vehicles and walk in/out of home and Club. Ensure use of seat belts. Must be available before and after Club meeting times.
Assist with Day Club activities such as group discussions, games, quizzes. Assist serving morning tea and Lunch to members. Orient new members and visitors, help them to feel at ease. Assist and encourage conversation between members.
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.
Communities at Work offer a variety of programs and activities each month for seniors. Including variety groups – inclusive of a hot lunch and monthly excursions, an art group, movie group and men’s group. Our seniors program is a great opportunity for seniors to socialise and enjoy one-another’s company
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