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Found 76 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Tasmania TAS

Chats Telephone Calls Volunteer

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

Telephone Calls Volunteer Not having someone to talk to can be lonely and isolating  Do you have two hours a week to spare  Are you a good listener and enjoy a chat? You can help make a difference to people’s lives

"Small Steps" volunteers (support to young mums) Caretaker/s or Mentor

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

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals who have excellent communications skills, experience working with teenagers at risk and/or a sound knowledge and understanding of child development, to fill the role/s of voluntary caretaker/s or to become a mentor to a young mother.”

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)

Barossa Park Lodge - OneCare Volunteer

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

OneCare welcomes and values our committed volunteers and we’re always seeking passionate people who want to contribute and make a difference in the lives of our residents and staff. Volunteers can be all ages, from varied backgrounds and with a variety of interests. OneCare volunteers make a tangible, positive impact and play a crucial role in helping us to provide opportunities to our residents that enrich their lives, every day.

Umina Park- OneCare Volunteer

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

OneCare welcomes and values our committed volunteers and we’re always seeking passionate people who want to contribute and make a difference in the lives of our residents and staff. Volunteers can be all ages, from varied backgrounds and with a variety of interests. OneCare volunteers make a tangible, positive impact and play a crucial role in helping us to provide opportunities to our residents that enrich their lives, every day.

Volunteer Bus Driver for Bus Outings

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

Do you enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? Do you have an ancillary license? Would you like to drive the Masonic Homes bus for regular bus outings for the residents? If so - we would love to hear from you!

Beauty and Hairdressing Volunteering

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

Do you enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? Do you like to pamper people - making them feel better within themselves and their personal presentation? Do you like to paint nails and put on make up or maybe make their hair look great? If yes - we would like to hear from you! (D)

Volunteer Gardener

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

Are you an avid gardener and have a few hours to spare? Do you enjoy talking with and sharing with older people? If yes - we would like to hear from you! Working alone, in a group or with other staff members you will assist participating residents with their gardening activities by: gathering gardening tools from the shed and take to the garden, weeding, watering, planting or picking flowers etc. Masonic Care Tasmania provides an integrated range of residential aged care.

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)

Volunteer Assistant/Companion for Bus Outings

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

Working in a group and with other staff members you will assist participating residents with seating in appropriate positions on the bus and in other venues in the community they may visit. You will assist in ensuring the residents safety at all times and follow the direction of the staff on the day.

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 Community Visitor - Launceston

  • 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)

Social Clubs Volunteer

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

CBS are looking for Volunteers who would be interested in assisting elderly and Disability clients meet their goals while at our Social Clubs. Bus Outings, Shopping assistance, Meal prep, Transport, Socialisation, Cards, Games, Crafts and much more. If this sounds like something you would like to be apart of please contact Tanya Smith 62086600

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)

Social Support Volunteer

  • Location: Devonport TAS
  • Commitment: Any Duration
  • 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 Social/Support Worker

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

Do you have experience as a mental health worker, support worker or nurse? Looking for a challenging and rewarding volunteer role and have some time on your hands?

Hospital Guide

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

Helping people to find their way around the hospital by accompanying them to the area they require.

Community Visitor Scheme Social Support Volunteers

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

Are you interested in supporting older people who would benefit from companionship and social support? Do you have an interest in supporting older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds? Are you available Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm? We are looking for volunteers to meet with older people at least once a week or fortnight for companionship and support, including with activities such as shopping and engaging in social activities.

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)