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Found 218 volunteer opportunities with Companionship & Social Support, in Western Australia WA

Transport/Individual Social Support *

People Who Care Mandurah

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Do you enjoy supporting people, driving and like to have a chat? Some of our clients require transport and assistance to appointments and other activities and we would like to give our clients a more one-on-one service. This position is open to people who would like to use their own vehicles. Can be weekends if this suits the time you have available.

Help the homeless feel fresh and clean...

WestAust Crisis Welfare Services (Inc)

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

We are currently looking for a Facility attendant volunteers to help with homeless people and families to shower. As a facility attendant you will be handing out shower items, having a chat, while people are waiting to use the showers and then mop and clean up after people have used the showers.

Friendly Foster Carer Friends

The Foster Share Shed Inc.

  • Location: Furnissdale WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Are you a friendly person, that likes to make people feel welcomed? Does having a smile on your face, come naturally to you? Why not be the difference and help us make everyone enjoy their experience with us?

Companion /Visitor

The Bethanie Group

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Male required to visit and chat with male resident at Lodge.

Buddy to a lady living with dementia

The Bethanie Group

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

A wonderful volunteer is required to keep a lady who lives in an aged care facility company. We are looking for someone special who loves to have a cup of tea and a chat and perhaps do an activity together.

Social Visitors

The Bethanie Group

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Bethanie Peel is an aged care residence for 50 seniors no longer able to live in their own homes. We seek volunteers able to come in and spend some time with residents who may not receive regular visitors for a chat, coffee, walk in the garden etc. Enjoy company of seniors. Listening skills.

Help lonely Seniors know that someone cares about them!

The Bethanie Group

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Be part of our new program which supports seniors at risk of social isolation due to frailty or cognitive decline. Our Living Well Centre will operate each Monday and Friday and will provide social support and therapy. We will be encouraging healthy aging as well as activities including, meals, outings, bus trips, craft and art classes etc.

Night Carers

Peel Connect Incorporated

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Peel Connect are looking for people to be part of a group that visits homeless people during the night to provide care packs, hot drink, friendship and referral where appropriate.

Parent Support Network Volunteer

Parent Drug Information Service

  • Location: Mandurah WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Drug & Alcohol Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

* VOLUNTEERS MUST BE PARENTS TO CHILDREN WITH ALCOHOL & DRUG ISSUES * With the lived experience of supporting your own child (teenager or adult) through the rigours of substance misuse and with the desire to support other parents going though similar challenges with their children, you will use active listening skills to support, talk through options and offer hope to parents calling the State-wide Parent and Family Drug Support Line.

Brightwater Buddies

Brightwater Care Group (MVRC)

  • Location: Melville WA
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

For older people, the days can get pretty lonely. But in the midst of an ever-evolving crisis, times are even tougher. With many aged care homes currently facing visitation restrictions, residents are missing the vital connections they share with visitors – including family, friends, volunteers, school children, entertainers, hairdressers and more.

Community Visitor - Melville and surrounds

Chorus (MVRC)

  • Location: Booragoon WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Chorus is looking for volunteers within our community to provide companionship to people who would benefit from a social visit on a regular basis during weekdays. We aim to provide a friendly face and a chat to members of our community that are isolated and vulnerable.

Community Visitors (CVS)

Melville Cares Inc (MVRC)

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

This is a great opportunity to form a new friendships and improve the quality of life for residents of local aged care facilities.

Cahoots Connects Delivery Assistant

Cahoots

  • Location: Bunbury WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Covid-19

Are you looking for ways to make a positive impact in someone's life? Searching for an avenue which can help you to ease the stress on people who are struggling? Become a Cahoots Connects Delivery Assistant and help people who are vulnerable and at-risk of infection or contraction of Covid19 get the essentials they need. You will accompany one of our team leaders in making deliveries and ensuring that everyone can get the items they need.

Event Host

Befriend Inc

  • Location: Perth WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

EVENT HOST The role of the Event Host is to plan and host small, inclusive, online social events, and/or in-person social events (when the time comes), to bring together members of our social network and the broader community.

Letters of Care

Juniper Hillcrest

  • Location: Geraldton WA
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Social Distancing for residents at Juniper Hillcrest means they are no longer having that face to face contact with their loved ones throughout the day! Some may be feeling lonely, isolated, or even depressed as a result of the new Covid-19 social distancing rules. YOU have the potential to bring a huge smile to one of those residents today... and all it takes is one letter! YOU have the power to bring joy to an older person living at Juniper Hillcrest.

Peer Educators

Injury Matters (MVRC)

  • Location: Leederville WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

Injury Matters is currently recruiting for volunteers to expand their teams reach. Do you want to become an active member of your community, while helping others? Injury matters educate community members to prevent and reduce the impact of injury and support those affected enabling Western Australians to live long and healthy lives.

Sunday Mass Service - Resident Support

Mercy Community Services Inc

  • Location: Wembley WA
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

The Sunday Mass Service at the MercyCare Residential Aged Care site in Wembley site is VERY important to the spiritual wellbeing of many of the residents. Most of these residents have mobility issues and are unable to walk there themselves or unassisted. Therefore we need volunteers to assist our wonderful residents so they may attend

Pain Support Group Facilitator - Perth

Australian Pain Management Association (APMA) - Head Office

  • Location: Perth WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Health

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.

Pamper volunteer

Catholic Homes Incorporated

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

This volunteer role is to visit a number of female Residents living in a Residential Aged Care Facility who enjoys receiving some pampering and a social chat. It would involve hand massages and nail painting etc.

Volunteer Health Professionals

St Patrick's Community Support Centre - CVRC

  • Location: Fremantle WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Homeless

Are you a qualified podiatrist, masseuse, physiotherapist or dentist with a couple of hours per month to spare? St. Patricks are looking for volunteers to work with homeless people at their health and oral health clinics which are run in the mornings Monday to Friday.