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Found 149 volunteer opportunities in Canberra%20city

Parliamentary Advisor

United Nations Association of Australia

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

The UNAA Parliamentary Advisor leads the UNAA’s engagement with the Friends of United Nations Federal Parliamentary Group. The Parliamentary Advisor manages the group and works with MPs, Senators and other UN agencies to organise the group’s schedule of events and activities.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Lyneham ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Lyneham 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 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 visits would be beneficial with a minimum 12-month commitment.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Lyneham ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Lyneham 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 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 and observing children and would greatly enjoy a visitor who is happy to sit with her and chat in Polish. 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 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.

Emergency Recovery Volunteer

VolunteeringACT

  • Location: Acton ACT
  • Commitment: One off - a few hours
  • Category: Emergency Response

Register to become an Emergency Recovery Volunteer to assist following disasters in the Canberra Region

Retail Assistant Volunteer - Vinnies Thread Together Community Program

St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn

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

Vinnies Thread Together program is a shop front aimed at making a difference in the lives of vulnerable people in our community by providing free clothing. Thread Together (Retail Assistant) Volunteer helps with creating a comfortable place for people to access clothing and support. The Volunteer will be working from our new and exciting shop front in Phillip. Our Thread Together Coordinator will supervise the Volunteer and provide on-the-job training, ongoing support and development.

Family Day Care Playgroup Assistant

Communities@Work

  • Location: Wanniassa ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Recreation

Be a playgroup volunteer! Come together socially and enjoy activities that are facilitated by a playgroup leader for children birth to five years old.

Bus Driver for Residential Aged Care

Calvary Haydon Retirement

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

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.

Young Professionals - ACT Communications & Marketing Manager

United Nations Association of Australia

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

Are you an early to mid-career professional looking to utilise your skills in an organisation that has the power to affect positive social change? We're on the hunt for a Communications & Marketing Manager for our ACT team. You will have accountability for managing the team's communication platforms, ensuring consistent branding and engagement. If you have 1-2 years prior work experience in managing social media platforms and communications techniques, we're interested in hearing from you,

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.

Treasurer - ANPC Management Committee

Australian Network For Plant Conservation (Anpc) Inc.

  • Location: Acton ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Environment & Conservation

The ANPC is looking for a volunteer to nominate as Treasurer to assist in our efforts to conserve our amazing biodiversity. This is also a great opportunity to gain Executive Not-for-profit Committee experience! The role of Treasurer is broadly to manage the ANPC's financial affairs, attend and present financial reports to the ANPC’s bi-monthly Management Committee meetings and Annual General Meetings, and to develop a budget for each financial year.

Communications and Social Media Manager

Better Hearing Australia Canberra

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

Coordinate and manage the Better Hearing Australia, ACT (BHA) communications and digital media presence.

Rise Above Member

Rise Above Capital Region Cancer Relief

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

Would you like to be a part of a diverse team with the aspiration to support cancer patients in the ACT, Queanbeyan and surrounding area? We are currently looking for members to join our dynamic team. As a member you would provide assistance at fundraising events, attend monthly meetings and vote on important decisions.

Friendship Mentor - Connections Program

VolunteeringACT

  • Location: City ACT
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Mentoring & Advocacy

Are you interested in supporting individuals as they connect with their community through volunteering? The Connections Program provides one-to-one social support and friendship for people living with a mental illness or experiencing social isolation. Our Friendship Mentors provide social support to our participants to reconnect and participate in community life.

Various roles for volunteers or new members

Canberra Refugee Support

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Commitment: One off - a few hours
  • Category: Human Rights

CRS is a completely volunteer organisation that provides “good neighbour” support to asylum seekers and refugees in the ACT. CRS is seeking new member/volunteers to join our organisation. Member/volunteers are invited to offer support to the asylum seeker individuals and families supported by CRS as needs arise.

Playgroup Assistant

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT

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

Playgroups provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers to interact with their children in a fun and nurturing environment. We are delighted that we are now able to offer a playgroup to children and their carers in the Tuggeranong area through our Community Centre in Gordon. We would love some enthusiastic volunteers to help support this program and support local families.

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.