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Found 69 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Canberra%20city

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Griffith ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Griffith 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 88yo mother, who grew up on an Australian farm, now living in a Griffith aged care home who would enjoy a female volunteer for social support visits. She enjoys reading, craft, word games and crosswords. She loves gentle conversation, playing board games and friendly visits to lift her spirits. Once per Fortnight or weekly visits would be beneficial with a 12-month commitment.

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.

Social Supports

Woden Community Service

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

WCS is seeking flexible and friendly volunteers to assist people with disabilities in a general social support setting. This could include assisting people with grocery shopping, attending social events and supporting people to build skills and independence.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – Griffith ACT

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: Griffith 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 67yo lady who has a passion for arts and crafts, including hook rugs, painting and cross stitch. She feels very lonely over the weekend and would love the company of a friend who would also enjoy crafting with her and a good chat. Craftwork skills not required but an interest in arts and crafts is desirable. Fortnightly or weekly visits would be beneficial with a 12-month commitment.

Activities assistant

North Belconnen Day Centre

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

We are looking for volunteers who love craft, playing board games and going on outings. Duties are undertaken under the guidance of the program Coordinator and include assisting clients in all activities and encouraging social interaction within a small group of seniors, some with dementia.

Community Visitor Volunteer - North Side Canberra

Australian Red Cross

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

Make a difference in someone's life through regular social visits and companionship to people living in residential aged care or their own home who are experiencing vulnerability and social isolation.

Community Visitor Volunteer - South Side Canberra

Australian Red Cross

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

Make a difference in someone's life through regular social visits and companionship to people living in residential aged care or their own home who are experiencing vulnerability and social isolation.

Volunteer Educator-School and Community Education

Mental Illness Education ACT (MIEACT)

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

MIEACT holds two recruitment intakes each year. Please call the office on 6257 1195 for dates for the next intake

226 - Transport Assistant

NORTEC Volunteering

  • 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.

Friendship Mentor - Connections Program

Volunteering and Contact ACT

  • 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.

Volunteer Mentor - Inclusive Volunteering Program

Volunteering and Contact ACT

  • 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

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitor Volunteer – 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 90yr old gentleman living in a Page aged care home who would enjoy a volunteer for social support visits. He played tennis until 83, loves martial arts, Siamese cats and has created historical model ships and handmade leather goods. This kind soul has many interesting stories having served as a weather observer and public servant.

Volunteer social home visitor Canberra (Deakin)

HammondCare Australia

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

An elderly gentlemanin the Deakin ACT area would enjoy your company in the afternoon after 3pm weekedays. We would be happy to arrange a suitable day to visit each week for 12 months or longer. He is interested in sailing, science and gliding.

Volunteer social home visitor Canberra (Gordon)

HammondCare Australia

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

An elderly lady in the Gordon area would enjoy your company during the week. We would be happy to arrange a suitable time to visit each week for 12 months or longer.

Volunteer social home visitor Canberra (Nicholls)

HammondCare Australia

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

An elderly lady in the Nicholls area would enjoy your company during the week. We would be happy to arrange a suitable time to visit each week for 12 months or longer.

Volunteer social home visitor Canberra (Casey)

HammondCare Australia

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

An elderly lady in the Casey ACT area would enjoy your company during the week. We would be happy to arrange a suitable time to visit each week for 12 months or longer.

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!

NurtureTime Volunteer: In-Hospital Support at The Canberra Hospital

Miracle Babies Foundation

  • 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

C3 Cares Monash - a ministry of C3 Church Monash

  • 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

Dementia Australia

  • 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.