Volunteering Opportunities

Able Australia
Able Living provides high quality, person-centred support with flexible, highly skilled staff to create a nurturing living space which ensures each person develops their full potential and experiences a quality of life. They assist people with multiple disabilities including deaf-blindness. Art program, crafts, gardening, recreation programs and social outings need volunteers to assist people. Phone Gary 1300 225 369. Email: gary.daly@ableaustralia.org.au

Active Ageing – Wesley Do Care
Works with elderly people/disabled who want to take part in interests & social activities. We need volunteer happy to share interests, activities & companionship. Ph. 9794 3000.

Admin Assistant, YES Inc. Forest Hill
Retired or semi-retired? Help in the office/Op Shop and make new friends in the process. Police check required. Please phone 9894 0992 for more details.

Alzheimer’s Australia, Hawthorn
Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria, Hawthorn. Join our team of volunteers who provide telephone support and info about memory loss and dementia. Training provided. Phone Jacinta Archer on 9815 7898.

Ashburton Community Residents Association Inc (ACRA Inc)
Volunteers needed to help with our activities in Ashy. Visit our Facebook page:  AshyCRA . e: ashycra@gmail.com  Phone  9885 2965.

Ashy Op Shop, Ashburton
285b High Street, Ashburton, corner of Welfare Parade (near the station in High Street). We fund local Ashburton aged care services. You can volunteer any weekday or Saturday or Sunday. Men and women welcome. Just four hours a week to do your bit in a fun environment. Join our team today. Phone Margaret 9885 3815. www.ashburtonsupport.org.au

Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley
Being a community organisation, volunteers are always welcome and form a vital part of our program. Opportunities to volunteer are available in reception, assisting in classes, driving our small community bus and committees.always welcome. Opportunities in reception, assisting in classes, driving our small community bus and committees. Phone 9808 2000 or email info@theavenue.org.au

Barry’s Place Drop-in Centre, Glen Iris
Join our team who offer support, share interests or just provide a cuppa to any folk who drop-in. Training provided. Ph. 9808 1568 or e: lynjohn01@optusnet.com.au

Eastern Volunteer Resource Centre, Ringwood
Assist Eastern Volunteer clients get to appointments. Be reimbursed for travel in your own car. Primarily for frail aged and disabled, housebound or isolated HACC eligible residents. Email: info@easternvolunteers.org.au  Phone 9870 7822.

Front of House Manager, Peridot Theatre Inc.
Peridot stages four full length plays, a one act play season each year and hosts the Monash One Act Play Festival and Play In A Day. Supper or afternoon tea is served at all performances. We seek a Front of House (FOH) Manager responsible for a team of volunteers to serve and welcome our audience. Responsibilities: ordering food & supplies, rostering, maintaining kitchen, managing and training volunteers. Contact Ian Carlsson. Email: mailto:igc5204@gmail.com

Greenlink Box Hill, Box Hill North
Indigenous plant nursery run by friendly volunteers in nursery or parklands. We produce over 40 000 indigenous plants each year. Sow seeds, take cuttings, etc. Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am–noon. Ph. 0479 121 653 only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  e: greenlinkboxhill@gmail.com

Inclusion Melbourne
Support adults with intellectual disabilities. Seeking volunteers as art mentor, friendly visitor, leisure buddy or tutor. Commitment of 6-12 months. Phone 9509 4266 or email: volunteer@inclusion.melbourne

JoCare, Caring for Neighbours
Connects volunteers with older people. Visits weekly, fortnightly or monthly. 47 Stanhope St, Malvern. Phone 8508 7207 or email: jocare@stjosephsmalvern.org.au

Louise Multicultural Community Centre, Box Hill
We seek Tutors (English & Computer), Office Administration and Project volunteers to join our lively team. Help support and encourage social harmony in a safe and warm environment. Phone  9285 4850.  Email: ckung@aanet.com.au

Louise Multicultural Community Centre, Art Show Event Coordinator
Responsible for coordinating Art Show in September, including planning, administration, promotion (prior to the event) and ensuring the event runs smoothly. Contact Cindy Kung, Programs Coordinator, Suite 8, Town Hall Hub, 27 Bank Street, Box Hill. Phone 9285 4850.

Melbourne East Disability Advocacy, Eastern Region
MEDA seeks volunteer citizen advocates who assist and empower empower people with a disability to have more control over decision making and protect the rights of people with a disability. Phone 9877 7990.

MND (Motor Neurone Disease) Victoria
Provide care and support for people with MND, including services to support their carers, etc. Volunteers undertake a range of roles and responsibilities. Phone 9830 2122.

MS Community Visitors Scheme
Just like you but olderWould you like to visit older people who would benefit from friendship? We have people who live in aged care homes or their own homes waiting to be matched to a visitor for friendship and companionship. Phone 9845 2729. Email cvsrecruitment@ms.org.au

St Matt’s Cats, Ashburton
St Matthew’s Anglican Church, cnr High Street and Warrigal Road, Ashburton. A Christian playgroup for carers and tots. Thursday school terms 10:30am–12:30pm. Helper volunteers needed. Phone Leonie 9802 6406 or 0414 547 952.

Neighbourhood Watch Whitehorse
‘Let’s Watch out for Each Other’. Support local area groups & local police in Crime Prevention activities. Ph. Ray or Chris 0418 596 831. e: whitehorse@nhw.com.au

Peridot Theatre Inc., Mount Waverley
Peridot stages four full length plays, a one act play season each year, and hosts the Monash One Act Play Festival and Play In A Day. Volunteers manage and run the theatre, requiring a range of skills including catering, carpentry (basic to advanced), painting, shopping for props & costumes, sewing, lighting & sound design & operation, maintaining stores, project management, administration, marketing, reading plays. With such wide range of skills there’s something for just about anyone. We welcome new volunteers to join in the fun and create some dynamic theatre. Contact Helen McIntosh. Email: mailto:hemd01@optusnet.com.au

RSPCA Op Shops, Burwood East
Shops 9 & 10 Burwood Heights Shopping Centre. RSPCA Op shops are staffed by volunteers and are significant in raising much needed funds to support RSPCA Victoria adoption centres and inspectors. Volunteers needed. Phone 9808 2461.

Samarinda – local for local
Meals-on-Wheels drivers, Bus excursions, Seniors transport to attend activities. Gardeners, kitchen/café assistants, Ashy Op Shop staff. Ph. 1300 591 464. e: volunteer@saas.org.au

The Community Chest
Just two hours makes a world of difference! Help man gates at our local market or BBQ or cake stalls, gift wrap at Christmas.  e: info@whitehorsecommunitychest.org.au.

Volunteer Alliance Ashburton
e: volunteeralliance@saas.org.au Op Shop 7 days; Meals on Wheels short trip drivers; seniors helpers, gardeners, trip hosts, art/craft assistants, kitchen/cafe. Ph. 9885 3815.

Very Special Kids, Malvern
Help kids with life threatening conditions. Attend an info session held 6.30pm regularly, 321 Glenferrie Rd Malvern. e: mail@vsk.org.au to book.

Waverley Adult Literacy Program
Volunteers to be trained to teach adults to learn to read and write. Training is free. For info: 9807 2322 Mon to Fri.

Youth Education Support Inc. (YES)
Help disadvantaged youth to gain an education. Volunteers for Op Shop needed, 53 Mahoneys Rd Forest Hill. Ph. 9894 0992.

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