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Found 64 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Australian Capital Territory ACT

Digital Literacy Volunteering Program

Woden Community Service

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

Woden Community Service has developed the Digital Literacy Volunteering Program to mentor people with low digital literacy, in order to support them to improve their computer, tablet or mobile phone skills. Expanding these skills allows participants increased access to digital health services and enables them to maintain social connections with friends and family members in an online capacity during the Covid 19 Pandemic.

Step 2 Mentoring Program

Woden Community Service

  • Location: Woden ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Step 2 Mentoring Program utilises volunteers as mentors for people with disabilities.

House Helper - Weekend Volunteers

Ronald McDonald House Charities ACT & South East NSW

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

Can you spare 3-4 hours once a month on a weekend? Ronald McDonald House Canberra is seeking volunteers to become a House Helper!

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.

English Conversation Volunteer

Northside Community Service

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

English conversation tutors will assist the facilitation of conversation between participants at Margaret Hendry School in Taylor once a week. They will support small groups (often 5-10 people) by introducing conversation topics, directing conversation within the group and assisting the specific needs of individual participants.

iSeniors Volunteer

Northside Community Service

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

iSeniors volunteers are matched with an older Canberran to assist them in developing their IT skills.

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.

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) Virtual Community Visitor – Lyneham ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

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

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 an 80-year-old lady born in Italy who would greatly benefit from social support visits. Our dear recipient converses in Italian and English. She used to work in fashion design and enjoys classical music, birds, romantic movies, gardening and having her hair done. Weekly contact would be beneficial with a minimum 12-month commitment.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Virtual Community Visitor – Lyneham ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

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

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.

Volunteer Educator

Mental Illness Education ACT (MIEACT)

  • Location: Ainslie ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Share your personal lived experience of a mental illness or as a carer to address stigma and educate our community on mental health and wellbeing.

Croatian and Spanish Speaking Social Support Group Volunteers

Community Services #1

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

The Croatian Social Group, and Spanish 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, or Spanish and English.

Camp Magic Youth Mentor

Feel The Magic

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Young People

As a mentor at our Camp Magic program you are required to support a child camper during camp. Providing emotional and physical support and helping create a safe space where each camper can feel validated and heard.

Camp Magic Team Member

Feel The Magic

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Young People

As a volunteer support team member you will be tasked with supporting any general duties and activities at the direction of the Program Co-ordinator.

Camp Magic Talk Time Leader

Feel The Magic

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Young People

As a Talk Time Facilitator at our Camp Magic program you are required to lead a group of children and volunteer mentors in a formal setting to achieve the set and required outcomes of each program. You will assist with any extra needs that may arise by group attendees and provide a suitable report at the conclusion of the camp weekend.

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.

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!

Volunteer Mentor - Inclusive Volunteering Program

VolunteeringACT

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

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.

Community Social Group - Craft for Kindness

Community Services #1

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

Members of the community get together for a hot drink and conversation and make, stitch and sew general crafts for charities or just for fun. The Volunteers assist the Support Workers with group activities by providing a welcoming, nurturing environment.

CBR NightCrew - Volunteer

St John Ambulance

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

CBR NightCrew volunteers are essential to the delivery of the CBR NightCrew program which provides support to intoxicated and vulnerable people in Civic on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The program aims to minimise the risk of alcohol-fuelled violence and assist people to get home safely. In doing so, the CBR NightCrew program helps fulfill St John ACT’s commitment to provide community care solutions in the service of humanity. Volunteers work as part of a team 9.30pm to 4am.