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Found 78 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in CANBERRA%20CITY

Croatian and Spanish Speaking Social Support Group Volunteers

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

The Croatian and Spanish Social Support Groups 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 Croatian and Spanish Social Support Groups Volunteers support the Social Support Group Workers to deliver group activities by providing a welcoming, nurturing environment for consumers, and must be able to converse in Croatian and English,

LIFE Volunteer

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

The LIFE Social Inclusion Program stands for: L: Laughter I: Inspiration F: Freedom E: Excitement Our LIFE program aims to enable our participants to enjoy their life, through discovering or rediscovering their passions. If you want to share laughter, inspiration, freedom, and excitement with people in your community and make LIFE part of your life, contact our volunteer team today.

Life in Community (LinC) Volunteer

  • 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!

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Red Hill

  • Location: Red Hill 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 88yr old mother of three now living in a Red Hill aged care home who would enjoy a female volunteer for social support visits. Conversations about old movies or music (Frank Sinatra), animals or reminiscing. She also enjoys quizzes and watching entertainment.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Red Hill

  • Location: Red Hill 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 92yr old lady now living in a Red Hill aged care home who would enjoy a male or female volunteer for social support visits. She enjoys conversations about old movies and entertainers, being red to and having a laugh. She would greatly benefit from moral support after recovering from a stroke and limited vision.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Red Hill

  • Location: Red Hill 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 96yr old mother of one now living in a Red Hill aged care home who would enjoy a female volunteer for social support visits. Born in the UK, she loves gentle conversation, quizzes and bingo. She often shares she doesn’t want to worry anyone, is very kind and would greatly benefit from your friendship.

Volunteer Mentor

  • 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 Inclusive Volunteering Program assists people living with a disability, or mental health condition, and refugees or migrants by finding positive, enriching and sustainable volunteering postions in the Canberra Region. Our Volunteer Mentors provide encouragement and support to our participants as our participants begin their volunteering journey

NurtureTime Volunteer: In-Hospital Support at The Canberra Hospital

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

Have you had a baby in NICU/SCN and want to 'give back'? Our valuable NurtureTime Volunteers provide peer support, guidance and hope within the premises of approved hospitals, for families that have babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN). Our in-hospital parent support sessions operate within NICU’s around Australia.

C3 Cares Volunteer

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

Anyone interested in helping to assemble hampers, set up or pack down of the lunch, cooking, assisting to serve food or mingle with people to share a laugh and build a community each fortnight, or month, depending on your availability is welcome to come and volunteer with us.

National Gallery (NGA) Social Group Assistant

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

Dementia Australia ACT require a volunteer to assist our facilitator to support a small group of people living with Dementia at their weekly social group. The position is ongoing weekly, 2 hours every Wednesday morning.

Volunteer role for social group support

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

Dementia Australia facilitate a number of social groups each week designed to provide social stimulation and support to people living with Dementia. Volunteers are required on a weekly and an ad hoc basis.

Camp Leader/ Mentor/ Program Support

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

Kookaburra Kids exist to support children living with a parent who suffers from a mental illness. We deliver early intervention programs to these children in a fun way through camp and activity day programs, while facilitating unforgettable experiences giving them a sense of community plus providing a break from their carers role.

226 - Transport Assistant

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

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.

Vinnies Volunteers – VINES (Youth) Program

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

St Vincent de Paul and the Scout Association of Australia (ACT) are working in collaboration to deliver a project to support young people at risk. The service aims to encourage young people at risk to rediscover their better and stronger inner selves by providing a range of activities aimed at positive outcomes such as building new life skills, networking, social and emotional development.

Orange Sky Laundry - Social Impact Washing Coordinator

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

Orange Sky Laundry is seeking a motivated and passionate person to become a Coordinator for our newest project, Social Impact Washing. If you're organised, have 5-10 hours spare time each week, are great with people and have a genuine passion for helping others, this could be the perfect role for you!