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Found 84 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Tasmania TAS

Volunteer befriender - MATES program - Model train enthusiast - Dorset

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Support individuals living with a diagnosed mental illness to improve wellbeing and social connection by participating in social activities. We are looking for an empathic person to spend time with a model train enthusiast sharing his hobby and enjoying conversation and companionship.

Volunteer befriender - MATES program - Sporting enthusiast - Launceston

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Support individuals living with a diagnosed mental illness to improve wellbeing and social connection by participating in social activities. We are looking for an empathic and patient person to match with someone who is passionate about sports, in particular rugby union. The two of you could attend local sporting events or enjoy a meal at the pub while watching a sporting match on the big screen.

Volunteer befriender - MATES program - Break O'Day

  • Location: St Helens TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Support individuals living with a diagnosed mental illness to improve wellbeing and social connection by participating in social activities. We are looking for an empathic and patient person to spend time with a young person enjoying walking, the outdoors, the beach and music.

Volunteer befriender - MATES Program - Launceston

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Support individuals living with a diagnosed mental illness to improve wellbeing and social connection by participating in social activities.

Volunteer Support Persons (VSPs)

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

**Expressions of Interest** We are looking for Volunteer Support Persons to provide support as part of a team, to people with a life limiting illness with little hope of a cure at Specialist Palliative Care Service, Northern Region. (C)

Craft - Knitting - Sewing - Art Volunteers

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

Do you enjoy craft work, knitting or sewing, art? Enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? Craft or Knitting or Sewing or Art Volunteers - Working with other staff members you will assist participating residents to craft items of interest to them - e.g. scarves, blanket squares, cushion covers or maybe sewing on a button, tapestry or painting. (D)

Volunteer Meal Delivery Hero - George Town

  • Location: George Town TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Be a hero for people within our community by regularly delivering nutritious and delicious meals to their door. Using your super powers of a cheery smile, a friendly nature and a driver’s licence, you’ll brighten the day of the people you deliver to. The Red Cross will ensure that you have lots of fun, develop valuable skills and are well supported.

Physical Support Volunteer

  • Location: Battery Point TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Family Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Providing help and support to Tasmanian women, their partners and families who have been negatively impacted by pregnancy or pregnancy loss.

Dementia companion

  • Location: Glenorchy TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

We offer training to caring and compassionate people interested in offering vital social support to our residents experiencing dementia. Our wonderful staff can ensure you have many ideas and activities to share, A simple walk outside or game can make such a difference for our residents. We are seeking long term volunteers who will form strong supportive relationships with our consumers.

Mens Shed support volunteer

  • Location: Glenorchy TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Our Glenview Mens shed operates in our Day centre; catering for visitors experiencing the beginning stages of dementia. If you are a caring,cheery male who enjoys a chat and helping others, interested in a long-term role, we need you! Our volunteers assist our clients to enjoy their day out; offering support to paint, make items. Hours are 10 - 2pm. Skills with tools are helpful, but not essential. Your kindness and sense of fun are, though

Social Circles Volunteer - George Town

  • Location: George Town TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Do you have an hour a week that you could visit someone who is living at home and is socially isolated? In this role you will help an elderly person overcome loneliness and improve their wellbeing through making social visits to their home on a regular basis. The two of you might like to chat, reminisce, listen to music, read the newspaper or play card games.

Social Circles Volunteer - Dilston

  • Location: Dilston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Do you have an hour a week that you could visit someone who is living at home and is socially isolated? In this role you will help an elderly person overcome loneliness and improve their wellbeing through making social visits to their home on a regular basis. The two of you might like to chat, reminisce, listen to music, read the newspaper or play card games.

Are you creative and/or have a flair for fashion?

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Mentoring & Advocacy

Would you like to give back to the community and make a real difference in someone else's life? Can you offer friendship and support to a person with an intellectual disability? Do you like looking out for others? Then this role is for you!

Citizen Advocate - Launceston Area

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Mentoring & Advocacy

Looking for a person who is patient, kind, caring and non-judgmental who is interested in helping a person with an disability that may be lonely, vulnerable or at risk. The role may include speaking up, protecting, becoming an ally, mentoring or enabling an individual to reach their potential and become a part of their local community. Hours are flexible.

Volunteer Friendship Companion - Reading/Computer / Games/Walking / Friendship Chats

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

Would you like to read the newspapers/books or teach a resident about their computer and Ipad? Play cards or board games or just taking a walk? Working alone, in a group and/or with other staff members you will assist participating residents with reading or read to them articles from the newspaper, magazines or books. You may assist a resident with their computer/Ipad or you may like to take the resident for a walk and/or reminisce with them about their life stories. (D)

Adopt a Grandmother or Grandfather

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

Do you enjoy talking and sharing with older people? Would you like to adopt a Grandmother or Grandfather to share experiences and laughter with or maybe some words of wisdom - if so - we would like to hear from you! Maybe you have a Nan or Pop living away from you or not with you anymore? Adopting a grandparent can be rewarding and enriching not only for your adopted grandparent's life but you and your family as well. You may like to take your grandparent out to lunch, for a drive. (D)

Social Support Assistance

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Provide a valued and rewarding service to the community by assisting clients wth shopping and community access. Our volunteers are reliable, friendly and active people who assist clients in the Launceston area. (C)

Cancer Support Group Facilitator (Devonport/Burnie)

  • Location: Devonport TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

Facilitators are responsible for ensuring cancer support group meetings run smoothly with all participants having the chance to share. They would be assisted in this work by a Co-Facilitator. The volunteer role is based in the NW of Tasmania, at Devonport/Burnie locales.

Visiting or Shopping for Clients

  • Location: Launceston TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Provide a valued and rewarding service to the community by shopping on behalf of clients or visiting them in their home. Our volunteers are reliable, friendly and active people who assist clients in the Launceston area. (C)