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Found 1117 volunteer opportunities with Disability Support, in Australia

*Companion to patients with Dementia and Delirium on Aged Care Unit

Rockingham General Hospital Auxiliary Inc.

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

We are seeking volunteers with a caring nature and a willingness to work with patients with Dementia and Delirium. This role involves sitting and talking with patients on a one to one basis, assisting with making the patient comfortable to support their sleep and rest, and making sure the patient is wearing their glasses and hearing aids. Age Range: 25 to 80.

Horse Assistant

Horse Power

  • Location: Rockingham WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare

We are seeking wonderful volunteers who can prepare horses for lessons, leading horses in lessons and horsemanship with horses. Not all positions require full hands on horse work, there are assistance roles, cleaning out yards, grounds maintenance, helping with lessons and many more other roles required. Our accredited coaches and specially trained volunteers individually tailor a range of therapeutic, educational and recreational activities. Age Range: 14 to 85.

Group Assistant

Autism West Support

  • Location: Rockingham WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Assisting Group Leader during various activities by supervising the participants. Following directions and guidelines outlined by Group Leader, preparing materials and setting the environment for the activities and packing away, encouraging clients to interact with one another and to participate in activities. Building rapport with staff and clients. Working in accordance with Autism West policies and procedures. At times if required providing transport to outings for clients. Age 18 - 60.

Leisure Buddy for a lady with a disability - St Kilda East

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: St Kilda East VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Become a buddy with a lively lady in her 30's, She has an intellectual disability and enjoys the outdoors, walks, bowling and going for coffee An understanding of the Jewish faith and culture would be an advantage for this role. Make a difference in the life of a person with an intellectual disability by building a friendship and reducing social isolation.

Leisure Buddy for young man with a disability at risk of social isolation

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Glen Waverley VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Fantastic opportunity to become a buddy with a young man in his mid twenties with an intellectual disability! Make a new friend, make a difference and reduce social isolation. If you enjoy gaming, computers, SciFi movies, animals and hanging out, then this is the volunteer role for you!

Visual Aide Resource Assistant

Southport Special School

  • Location: Southport QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Assist the Augmentative Alternate Communication ( AAC) team with the creation of visual communication books to support communication of students with special needs. Abilities and Attributes: Attention to detail, ability and experience with printing, cutting, laminating and Velcro application an advantage. Empathy and understanding towards children with special needs required 9.30 am - 2.30 pm Monday, Wed, Thursday, Friday - negotiated with the coordinator (D)

Social Activity Coordinator

Wesley Mission Qld

  • Location: Robina QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Group 61 provides group activities for clients to enjoy. Morning Teas, BBQs and Picnics are just some of the activities to support people affected by mental health issues (Friends) in their journey of recovery and to assist specifically to reduce their social isolation through hosting small local events in the community. Do you have the ability to create a plan, manage and host our activities? If you can give a genuine commitment have excellent interpersonal skills, apply today.

Activities/Outings Assistants for Young Adults with Disabilities

Wesley Mission - Young Care Group

  • Location: Coomera QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

We are currently looking for Volunteers who are interested in assisting young adults who have a disability and high care needs. Situated at Coomera, the Youngcare Apartments are a place where young adults can live a rich and full life.

Drivers - Car & Mini Bus

Samarinda

  • Location: Ashburton VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Play a vital role in keeping seniors active and engaged by driving them to group activities or on all day outings. Cars and buses provided.

Aged Care Companions/Social connections

Samarinda

  • Location: Ashburton VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Seniors & Aged Care

Sharing your time, talents, interests and joy with someone one on one - powerful stuff!

Secondary School Classroom Volunteer

Upper Coomera State College

  • Location: Upper Coomera QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training

Are you interested in helping students in high school? Volunteers with an interest in education are required to help out at the school on a regular basis to assist students completing work in a class. Upper Coomera State College is seeking Volunteers with an interest in education for our Years 7-12 Students requiring additional support in a variety of subject areas. Available days: Mon to Fri 8.30am to 2.40pm Day(s) negotiated with the coordinator (C)

MCG Buggy Transfer Service - DRIVERS REQUIRED

Travellers Aid Australia

  • Location: Richmond VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access

Travellers Aid Australia, along with the MCC are conducting a Transfer Buggy Service to assist patrons of the MCG who have difficulty making their way from Richmond station, Jolimont Station and the William Barack foot bridge to the MCG to watch their team play. Volunteers are required for event days.

Volunteer Companion

Travellers Aid Australia

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services

Volunteers are required to meet a client at a particular train platform and assist them to the relevant destination using public transport. All transport costs will be reimbursed and volunteers are required to commit to at least 1 day a week.

Volunteers for Accessible Beaches Project

Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club / Vgc

  • Location: Surfers Paradise QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Volunteers are required to assist the Surfers Paradise SLSC with an initiative that enables the beach at Surfers Paradise to be accessible to people with disabilities. You will be required to set up/ pack up the Mobi-Mat and Mobi-Chair plus additional safety gear. Check in/out individuals and give a safety brief prior to use. Specific training will be required. Saturday/ Public Holiday, 8am - 4 pm ( 4 hour shifts).You will be providing a friendly helping hand and support.

Team Leader for Accessible Beaches Project

Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club / Vgc

  • Location: Surfers Paradise QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Volunteer Team Leaders are required to assist the Surfers Paradise SLSC with an initiative that enables the beach at Surfers Paradise to be accessible to people with disabilities. You will be the person reporting to the SLSC Beach Captain on weather conditions, confirm bookings for the day, use a walkie talkie to communicate as required. Undertake specific extra training. Saturday/ Public Holiday, 8am - 4 pm ( 4 hour shifts). You will be the responsible Leader working within your team.

Volunteer - Skipper/ Equipment/ Admin/ Crew

Sailability - Gold Coast Inc

  • Location: Hollywell QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Sailability has a variety of roles available for Volunteers. This organisation provides assistance to people with disabilities to participate in a sailing program. If you are experienced in sailing you can be a skipper, you could be fitting life jackets, or helping them in and out of the boats. Registering everyone at the sessions could be more suitable to you. Lots to do each Tuesday/ Thursday - join the team - 8am - 1 pm.

Leisure Buddy (friendship role), Balwyn

Inclusion Melbourne

  • Location: Balwyn VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services

Make a difference in the life of a person with an intellectual disability by building a friendship and reducing social isolation. We are looking for a buddy for a young woman with an intellectual disability who enjoys movies, reading magazines, going to cafes, going on public transport and exploring new places. She is willing to try new things, is thoughtful, caring and great company.

Kidsflix Volunteer - Hoyts Warrawong NSW

Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW

  • Location: Warrawong NSW
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Other

Assist with Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW's Kidsflix event at Hoyts Cinemas Warrawong on Saturday 7th Mar 2020. Kidsflix is a program enabling children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) and other disabilities to have an ‘out of the ordinary day’ with their families at the movies. In addition to the film screening, family entertainment includes costumed performers, face and hand painting, balloon twisting and other fun activities!

Kidsflix Volunteer - Bankstown Hoyts Cinemas NSW

Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW

  • Location: Bankstown NSW
  • Commitment: One off - an event
  • Category: Other

Assist with Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW's Kidsflix event at Hoyts Cinemas Bankstown on Saturday 21st Mar 2020. Kidsflix is a program enabling children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) and other disabilities to have an ‘out of the ordinary day’ with their families at the movies. In addition to the film screening, family entertainment includes costumed performers, face and hand painting, balloon twisting and other fun activities!