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Found 80 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Australian Capital Territory ACT

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Friendly Visitor - Page ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Page ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home, to make a real difference in their life? We have a lady living in Page who would enjoy a volunteer for social support visits. She likes a chat and would benefit from someone who enjoys creating positive friendships with people living with dementia. Weekly visits would be beneficial with a minimum 12-month commitment.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Companion Visitor - Page ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Page ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Would you like to visit an older person in an Aged Care Home, to make a real difference in their life? We have an Italian born gentleman living in Page who would enjoy a volunteer for social support visits. He is an avid conversationalist and does not shy away from more complex or political conversations. He has previously worked as a Palaeontologist. Weekly visits would be beneficial with a minimum 12-month commitment.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Friendly Female Visitor - Stirling ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Stirling ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Female, Page ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Page ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Female, Page ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Page ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Premature Baby Peer Support Volunteer - Centenary Hosptial

Life's Little Treasures Foundation

  • Location: Curtin ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Family Services

The Life’s Little Treasures Foundation is Australia’s leading charity dedicated to providing support, friendship and information, specifically tailored for families of children born premature or sick. We are seeking Peer Support Volunteers to spend time with families with premature babies.

Sunflower Program Volunteer

Calvary Health Care ACT

  • Location: Belconnen Dc ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

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.

Volunteer social home visitor (Nicholls)

Hammondcare (Act)

  • Location: Nicholls ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

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.

Volunteer Social Home Visitor (Gordon area)

Hammondcare (Act)

  • Location: Gordon ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

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.

Volunteer social home visitor (Casey area)

Hammondcare (Act)

  • Location: Casey ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

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.

419 - Set Up/Pack Up Volunteers (MUST BE over 55)

Woden Valley RSL Eddison Day Club

  • Location: Woden ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

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.

Activities Assistants

Calvary Haydon Retirement

  • Location: Bruce ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

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.

Looking for a volunteer who speaks Croatian to participate and assist on social outings

Community Services #1

  • Location: Narrabundah ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Seniors Activity Groups - Volunteers Required

Community Services #1

  • Location: Kingston ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Life in Community (LinC) Volunteer

Wellways Australia Ltd

  • Location: Phillip ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

Walk with us to support others as they design their own 'LIFE IN COMMUNITY'. Have you had a personal experience with a mental health challenge as either a person of living experience (consumer) or with a significant person in your life? Would you like to support others to be a part of their community? Find their passion? Explore their world? The Wellways LinC Program might be just the volunteer role you were looking for!

Music Volunteer

Calvary John James Hospital

  • Location: Barton ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

Studies have shown that music significantly lowers anxiety levels of patients and has benefits in mental health issues with patients who are experiencing pain and discomfort. Come and be a part of the team here at Calvary John James Hospital in Deakin to bring a smile to our patients. Bring your instrument, sit for an hour and allow your gift to benefit staff and patients.

Crisis Support Volunteer

Lifeline Canberra

  • Location: City ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Help save lives and support people in crisis. Become a volunteer on our local 13 11 14 crisis support and suicide prevention service.

Youth Sports & Wellbeing Facilitator

Northside Community Service

  • Location: Moncrieff ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People

Youth Sports and Wellbeing Facilitators are responsible for delivering the weekly sports program offered in Moncrieff. In collaboration with the Community Development Team and local sports clubs the coordinator will supervise, organise, engage and motivate the children to have a fun and positive experience.

Assistant for Kingston Babies Parents & Carers Social Group

Currie Crescent Community Centre

  • Location: Kingston ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Family Services

Kingston Babies is seeking a volunteer that can help with parents with babies aged 0-1yrs old. Tuesdays 10:30am to 12pm in Kingston.

Kitchen Wizard

Ted Noffs Foundation

  • Location: Ainslie ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People

Helping prepare and cook meals for young people experiencing homeless and drug use issues.