Volunteering Opportunities

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.

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. 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

Burwood Neighbourhood House
IT Coord. for new ‘Burwood Connections’ social media website. e: burwoodnbigpond.net.au
Plus Knitted Knockers Australia Admin Assist. (supports breast cancer survivors). e: knittedknockersaustralia@gmail.com

Eastern Emergency Relief Network Inc.
Volunteer one morning per week. Drivers, W/house Coordinators & Assistants, Sorting/Pantry Crews, whitegoods servicers and qualified electrical testers, office admin. Ph. 9874 8433.

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.

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

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

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.

Neighbourhood Watch Ashburton
Volunteer for ‘Caring for Communities’. Support local area groups. Ph. Bryan 0415 356 575 e:Bryanporter59@gmail.com

Neighbourhood Watch Whitehorse
Volunteer for ‘Caring for Communities’. Support local area groups. Ph. Ray 0418 596 831 e: whitehorse@nhw.com.au

RSPCA, Burwood East
3 Burwood Hwy.
Ph. 9224 2222. Many volunteer roles: office admin, events, grounds maint. Or attend info session re animal care. Min. age 15.

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

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.

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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