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Found 489 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Victoria VIC
Would you like to be a positive role model and support young people to build independent living skills and transition to independent living?
Vacancies currently open for Retail Assistants, administration, Team Leaders and drivers for our new Social Enterprise Business in Swan Reach. This endeavor includes retail shop, work shop / repairs and Community Book Exchange management.
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.
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
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.
Conduct interviews and provide information, support and advice to people experience hardship. Including provision of emergency relief and referrals to assist people in crisis.
Our Thrift Shop moved to 46 Forest Street, Castlemaine in January 2020. Our new shop is bigger and brighter, but still has the same outstanding customer service from our team of committed volunteers. We are seeking volunteers who are able to work afternoon shifts.
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.
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 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 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
We need flexible volunteers to assist customers to choose food according to vouchers. Also to assist with sorting and shelving stock.
Providing conversation and companionship to older members of the community by developing a supportive friendship with the client for a minimum of an hour once weekly gives the client a chance to connect with a friendly and caring listener. Some clients may like to go on a short social outing for e.g coffee or lunch. Additionally you will liaise with the coordinator.
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
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.
Share your language (French or English) and companionship during fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated / lonely elderly lady living in her own home in Ballarat East.
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’.
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.
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.
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