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Found 268 volunteer opportunities in Canberra%20city

Community Driver – Community Transport Program

Woden Community Service

  • Location: Woden ACT
  • Commitment: Any Duration
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Red Cross Shop Volunteer - Woden ACT

Australian Red Cross

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

Do you have a passion for fashion? Volunteering in a Red Cross Shop provides an opportunity for anyone to get involved in their community and we are always ready to welcome new team members.

Red Cross Shop Volunteer - Canberra City ACT

Australian Red Cross

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

Do you have a passion for fashion? Volunteering in a Red Cross Shop provides an opportunity for anyone to get involved in their community and we are always ready to welcome new team members.

Spanish Language Support Volunteer | Canberra ACT

Australian Red Cross

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

Volunteers play an important role in the success of the Humanitarian Settlement Program as it seeks to achieve key outcomes such as increased social cohesion, community connectedness and positive settlement experience for refugees. Volunteer participation in this program will mean refugees get the extra support they need to successfully settle in the community and build confidence as they start their new lives in Australia.

Community Garden Volunteer

SHOUT

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

Our new Inclusive Community Garden in Pearce is being launched in September 2020 and we are looking at volunteers to spend an hour or two every week taking care of the garden, doing basic gardening jobs and assisting others to enjoy and experience the garden. Many of the users of the garden will be people with disabilities or elderly residents from the surrounding area so an inclusive space for everyone to enjoy safely is our goal.

Community Garden Coordinator

SHOUT

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

We are looking for a Community Garden Coordinator with relevant experience and qualifications for a few hours a week in the new Pearce Inclusive Community Garden at Pearce.

Volunteers for the 'Walking School Bus' program

Community Services #1

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

We are looking for volunteers who enjoy a morning walk and engaging in conversation with children. The role is to support children to get to school in time for their studies and build road safety awareness. Each 'walking bus' will walk along a set route with two or more adults leading and collecting the children at designated stops and walking them to school.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Marymead NEXGEN

Marymead

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

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?

Committee Members

SpringOUT Assoc Inc

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Arts & Culture

SpringOUT, the ACT's pride festival, is seeking volunteers to join our governance committee. Skills in governance generally, legal, finance and event management are all relevant. Committee members include both members and supporters of LGBTIQ+ community pride.

Directors

Beryl Women Inc.

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

The Board also has vacancies for voluntary Non-Executive Director positions and is seeking women with the following skills and/or experience to complement the skillsets of current board members: ● Fundraising and partnership development ● Grants/tender writing ● Legal skills, particularly in employment law ● Management experience in the community sector

Treasurer

Beryl Women Inc.

  • Location: Dickson ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Other

Beryl Women Inc. is seeking a new Treasurer to join its skills-based Board of Non-Executive Directors in Canberra. The Treasurer plays a key leadership role on the Board, working closely with the Chairperson, CEO and Bookkeeper, and chairs the Finance and Audit Subcommittee. The Treasurer oversees key deliverables for the organisation, preparing and presenting audited financial statements at the Annual General Meeting and working with the CEO to develop the organisation’s annual budget.

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.

Bike Library Hirer

Northside Community Service

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

Love tinkering and fiddling with bikes while also making people smile? Our bike library hirers will be helping to run the bike exchange program which matches community members with a suitable bicycle in times of need.

Volunteer Retail Assistant – Weston Salvos Stores

Salvos Stores (ACT)

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

Are you looking to make a great contribution to the social programs of The Salvation Army? Obtain a sense of achievement and pride in 'giving back’? Gain valuable work experience? Make new friends and work in a fun environment?

Volunteer Retail Assistant – Tuggeranong Salvos Stores

Salvos Stores (ACT)

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

Are you looking to make a great contribution to the social programs of The Salvation Army? Obtain a sense of achievement and pride in 'giving back’? Gain valuable work experience? Make new friends and work in a fun environment?