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Found 62 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Tasmania TAS

Can you help someone feel less isolated?

Citizen Advocacy Launceston Region Inc

  • 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 advocacy to a person with a disability who is socially isolated? Do you like looking out for others? Then this role is for you! No experience is necessary, other than the view that everyone deserves the same rights as others.

Social Support Volunteer

Mersey Community Care

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

As a Social Support Volunteer you will visit a client in their own home to have a cuppa and a chat, go for a walk, read to or other support directed by coordinator. You may also assist a client with their shopping or do their shopping on their behalf, using your own vehicle. You may also be required to provide respite for a carer. It is a requirement that you are able to commit 4 hours a month.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Launceston

Community Care Tasmania

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

This is a highly valued and rewarding program that for the past twenty years has provided social contact for many socially isolated people living in aged care residences around Northern Tasmania. (C)

Salvos Doorways Meet and Greet Volunteer - George Town

The Salvation Army Australia

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

The Salvos Doorways Meet & Greet volunteers promote a safe and welcoming environment for individuals as they arrive at our centre to receive support. The Doorways Meet & Greet role offers a refreshment, establishes a purpose of the visit and assists with completing relevant forms in a respectful manner. Come join our great team - this is your chance to make a real difference to the lives of our most disadvantaged in our community.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Shearwater - North West Tasmania

Australian Red Cross

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

In this role you will help an elderly person who is experiencing social isolation overcome their loneliness and improve their wellbeing through the simple act of spending time with them.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Ulverstone - North West Tasmania

Australian Red Cross

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

In this role you will help an elderly person who is experiencing social isolation overcome their loneliness and improve their wellbeing through the simple act of spending time with them.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Wynyard - North West Tasmania

Australian Red Cross

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

In this role you will help an elderly person who is experiencing social isolation overcome their loneliness and improve their wellbeing through the simple act of spending time with them.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Burnie - North West Tasmania

Australian Red Cross

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

In this role you will help an elderly person who is experiencing social isolation overcome their loneliness and improve their wellbeing through the simple act of spending time with them.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Devonport- North West Tasmania

Australian Red Cross

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

In this role you will help an elderly person who is experiencing social isolation overcome their loneliness and improve their wellbeing through the simple act of spending time with them.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Penguin - North West Tasmania

Australian Red Cross

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

In this role you will help an elderly person who is experiencing social isolation overcome their loneliness and improve their wellbeing through the simple act of spending time with them.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Smithton - North West Tasmania

Australian Red Cross

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

In this role you will help an elderly person who is experiencing social isolation overcome their loneliness and improve their wellbeing through the simple act of spending time with them.

Salvos Doorways Meet and Greet Volunteer - Scottsdale

The Salvation Army Australia

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

The Salvos Doorways Meet & Greet volunteers promote a safe and welcoming environment for individuals as they arrive at our centre to receive support. The Doorways Meet & Greet role offers a refreshment, establishes a purpose of the visit and assists with completing relevant forms in a respectful manner. Come join our great team - this is your chance to make a real difference to the lives of our most disadvantaged in our community.

Volunteer Friend and Visitor - Social Circles - West and East Tamar

Australian Red Cross

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

Do you have an hour a week or fortnight to visit with an older person who is living at home and is lonely? In this role you will form a valued friendship and have the satisfaction that you are supporting the person to improve their wellbeing and reduce loneliness. You might like to chat, reminisce, listen to music, read the newspaper, play cards or a board game, go for a walk or have a cuppa at a local cafe.

Volunteer Friend and Visitor - Social Circles - Northern Midlands

Australian Red Cross

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

Do you have an hour a week or fortnight to visit with an older person who is living at home and is lonely? In this role you will form a valued friendship and have the satisfaction that you are supporting the person to improve their wellbeing and reduce loneliness. You might like to chat, reminisce, listen to music, read the newspaper, play cards or a board game, go for a walk or have a cuppa at a local cafe.

Volunteer Friend and Visitor - Social Circles - Launceston Suburbs

Australian Red Cross

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

Do you have an hour a week or fortnight to visit with an older person who is living at home and is lonely? In this role you will form a valued friendship and have the satisfaction that you are supporting the person to improve their wellbeing and reduce loneliness. You might like to chat, reminisce, listen to music, read the newspaper, play cards or a board game, go for a walk or have a cuppa at a local cafe.

Volunteer Meal Delivery Hero - George Town

Australian Red Cross

  • 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.

Volunteer Community Visitor - Longford

Community Care Tasmania

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

This is a highly valued and rewarding program that for the past twenty years has provided social contact for many socially isolated people living in aged care residences around Northern Tasmania. (C)

Pain Support Group Facilitators - Hobart

Australian Pain Management Association (APMA) - Head Office

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

The facilitator of a pain support group (PSG) helps the group to: share their experiences of living with chronic pain, educate the group about self-management techniques and to effectively use healthcare settings. The PSG provides an avenue for people with pain to socialise with others and reduce the isolation of chronic pain. The group meets once a month for 1.5 to 2 hours.

Volunteer Community Visitor - George Town

Community Care Tasmania

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

This is a highly valued and rewarding program that for the past twenty years has provided social contact for many socially isolated people living in aged care residences around Northern Tasmania. (C)

Gardening Assistant

Baptcare Karingal Community

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

Do you love to smell the roses? Love to see a thriving garden? Have a little time free to water a few of our much loved plants? Then read on...!