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Found 346 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Melbourne%20city

Trivia Captain | Telephone-based Social Support

Uniting Victoria and Tasmania

  • Location: Mount Waverley VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Trivia Captain - Are you a trivia buff? - Do you want to volunteer from the comfort of your own home? - Provide telephone-based social support Uniting is looking for volunteers who can run the Weekly Trivia TeleLink group. The TeleLink program is a regular telephone-based activity group offering social support, special interest and leisure activities.

Community Support Jewish Care

Jewish Care (Victoria)

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Volunteers are an integral part of the Jewish Care family and help provide direct assistance to clients, through social, recreational, administrative and cultural activities. They support fundraising and community engagement, participate in committees and corporate governance and much more.

Female Community Visitors - to converse in Greek

Link Health and Community

  • Location: Clayton VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Covid-19

The Community Visiting Scheme connects people of the same or different cultures to older members of the community living in aged care homes. Volunteers chatting in their native language can make any person regardless of age feel like home, but especially for members of the elderly community. Simple gestures like this can have a positive impact reducing social isolation and improve health and well being.

Community Visitors - Greek Speaking

Link Health and Community

  • Location: Clayton VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Covid-19

Can you speak Greek!!! A Greek male Community Visitor is needed to visit a Greek man in an aged care facility located in Clayton. The aim of the Community Visitors Scheme is for volunteers to develop a friendship with a resident who has become socially isolated. During COVID-19 Community Visitors can keep contact by writing letters, phone calls and/or virtually

Kombucha making, cooking, walking and listening to music! | Social Support | Doncaster

Uniting Victoria and Tasmania

  • Location: Doncaster VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Annie* is seeking a volunteer to share her interests in sewing, making Kombucha, cooking, walking, listening to music and reading. The best suited to support Annie* will be positive, outgoing, respectful, thoughtful and non-judgmental, and with an ability to chat on any number of topics. Be able to creatively reconnect her with the things she enjoys. *name changed.

Community Support Worker - Volunteers

Banyule Support & Information Centre

  • Location: Heidelberg West VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Conduct interviews and provide information, support and advice to people experience hardship. Including provision of emergency relief and referrals to assist people in crisis.

Kombucha making, cooking, walking and listening to music! | Social Support | Doncaster

Uniting (Victoria And Tasmania)

  • Location: Doncaster VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Annie* is seeking a volunteer to share her interests in sewing, making Kombucha, cooking, walking, listening to music and reading. The best suited to support Annie* will be positive, outgoing, respectful, thoughtful and non-judgmental, and with an ability to chat on any number of topics. *name changed.

Do you speak Serbian? You can give the gift of friendship to an older person.

Australian Multicultural Community Services

  • Location: Heidelberg West VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) is currently looking for a Serbian speaking volunteer . AMCS Volunteers visit seniors who are experiencing social isolation. The visits are once a fortnight for a minimum of one hour. All you need to offer is your friendship. No experience is necessary.

Leisure Buddy to Billy

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Cheltenham VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Leisure Buddy Volunteers connect with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Billy whose interests include art, food, movies, gaming and cooking. Due to COVID -19 this will initially be through digital contact and will progress to fortnightly outings in person once this is permitted.

Leisure Buddy with Bob

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Springvale VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Leisure Buddy Volunteers connect with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Bob whose interests include art, food, movies, gaming and cooking. Due to COVID -19 this will initially be through digital contact and will progress to fortnightly outings in person once this is permitted

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Friendly Visitor - St Albans Victoria

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Location: St Albans VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Would you like to virtually visit an older person in their own home and make a real difference in their life? We have a lovely 83 year old lady who lives in her own home in St Albans Victoria who would benefit from your friendship. She enjoys conversation, light gardening and knitting items for charities. Contact us to learn more about this great opportunity and other opportunities across Victoria and NSW

Italian speaking female volunteer to visit Italian lady at aged care facility in Avondale Heights

MiCare Ltd

  • Location: Avondale Heights VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Share your language (Italian) and companionship during fortnightly friendly visits to an isolated elderly Italian lady living in an aged care facility in Avondale Heights.

Social Support opportunities!

Uniting (Victoria And Tasmania)

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Uniting’s social support program operates across metropolitan Melbourne, enabling and supporting isolated individuals to remain socially active and engaged in their community. These programs offer both individual companionship and group activities as a way to support people to 'get back to things they love’.

Chat-a-ring! Phone based social support in Melbourne!

Uniting (Victoria And Tasmania)

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

This role involves sharing phone conversation with individuals who may benefit from social engagement, companionship and conversation. The ideal volunteer for this role will have effective communication skills, an ability to develop rapport and support individuals to achieve their social goals.

Social Support | Point Cook

Uniting (Victoria And Tasmania)

  • Location: Point Cook VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Carly* passes the time walking, reading and watching TV. She lives in Point Cook and is looking for a volunteer to support her to achieve her social goals. Carly* is looking for an empathetic, positive, vibrant, chatty and motivated volunteer with an ability to creatively reconnect her with her interests including sewing and cooking. *name changed.

Community Friend Volunteer

Melbourne City Mission

  • Location: Fitzroy North VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Melbourne City Mission's Community Friend Program matches and supports friendships between volunteers and people with a mild to moderate disability or mental health issue. The program has a strong emphasis on friendship, community and providing support to clients (participants), whilst ensuring they maintain their independence wherever possible. Volunteers are matched to one participant who may be isolated from their community, as an ongoing friendship.

Friendly Visitor to Phil - Covid -19

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Lalor VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Covid-19

The aim of the Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) is for volunteers provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation through an organic friendship. Volunteers connect with recipients via letters, Skype or phone (depending on needs) with the intention to move to face to face contact when aged care facilities allow entry. We are looking for a male (only) volunteer to connect with Phil who enjoys conversation and spending time outside when able.

Friendly Visitor to Nancie - Covid -19

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Richmond VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Covid-19

The aim of the Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) is for volunteers provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation through an organic friendship. Volunteers connect with recipients via letters, Skype or phone (depending on needs) with the intention to move to face to face contact when aged care facilities allow entry. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Nancie who enjoys conversation and spending time outside when able.

Mature aged female volunteer for visits to lady in Forest Hill

MiCare Ltd

  • Location: Forest Hill VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Share your time and companionship during weekly / fortnightly friendly visits with an lady living in Forest Hill.

Weekend Warriors! Facilitate a tele-friendship group! | Phone-based Social Support

Uniting (Victoria And Tasmania)

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Do you find the weekend a bit of a challenge? Do you find Friday evening until Monday morning a marathon effort? Come along and meet fellow “weekend warriors” and together we can inspire and support one another with loads of fun, laughter and listening ears, to share our experiences and talk about what is happening in our lives and the world around us!