Found 106 Disability Services Companionship & Social Support, volunteering opportunities in Australia

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    Seeking a Friend for Leah

    Lisa is a friendly and articulate lady in her 40’s with autism who has an interest in handicraft and Taiko Japanese drumming. She is seeking an advocate close to where she lives in Willagee to be her friend and meet up with her occasionally, sometimes independently and sometimes with her son. This person would gently encourage Leah to pursue some of her interests and hobbies and get out of the house.

    Id:163723
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Willagee WA
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    Leisure buddy (Friendship role with Dylan)

    Leisure Buddy Volunteers build friendships with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship, strengthen community connection and reduce the effects of loneliness and isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Dylan who enjoys cooking, socialising, going for walks, movies and gym.

    Id:163720
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Murrumbeena VIC
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    Leisure Buddy (Friendship with Dan)

    Leisure Buddy Volunteers build friendships with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship, strengthen community connection and reduce the effects of loneliness and isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Dan who enjoys going for coffee, visiting car yards and hardware shops and watching cricket.

    Id:161892
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Mulgrave VIC
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    Leisure Buddy (friendship with Tom)

    Leisure Buddy Volunteers build friendships with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship, strengthen community connection and reduce the effects of loneliness and isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Tom who enjoys exercising, movies, social events and going for coffee.

    Id:158923
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Forest Hill VIC
  5. Cranbourne Activity assistants with adults with disabilities

    The Bridge service at Stawell St Cranbourne is a disability support service for people with physical or intellectual disabilities. We welcome friendly activity helpers who assist staff with our small groups Mon-Friday 9-3 or 10-2.00, (or one-on-one assisting one participant to do their chosen activities).

    Id:106765
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Cranbourne VIC
  6. Disability Support Volunteers Dandenong Cardinia and Casey suburbs-variety of activities and days

    Looking for an opportunity to support and work with some amazing people? The Bridge is a disability support service operating in Dandenong Cardinia and Casey, the south-eastern region of Melbourne, and would love to hear from you.

    Id:87883
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Dandenong VIC, Narre Warren VIC, Berwick VIC, Cranbourne VIC, Noble Park VIC, Springvale VIC
  7. FishAbility by Fishcare Melbourne Fishing Assistant

    FishAbility by Fishcare Victoria is a program that provides Victorians living with a disability acess to recreational fishing from Piers and Jetties. We work with special needs schools, disability homes, aged care facilities, local councils and not-for-profits to provide a fun, safe, and adaptive fishing program for all. Our work also contributes to developing a sense of awareness and appreciation of our aquatic environments to promote stewardship of natural resources into the future.

    Id:157740
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Altona VIC, Melbourne VIC, Mornington VIC
  8. Volunteer Buddy

    Are you passionate about community inclusion? Are you interested in supporting people with various abilities to volunteer? Volunteerability is an exciting new program which aims to increase opportunities for people with disability to volunteer. As a volunteer buddy you will have an integral role to connect with and assist people with all types of disability; supporting them to volunteer in meaningful roles; reflective of their interests, goals and aspirations.

    Id:156936
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    South Australia SA
  9. Disability Champion

    Disability Support Organisation (not for profit). We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to provide a meaningful contribution to the Breakaway family. We have a range of opportunities available including but not limited to helping with community events, providing companionship and connection to people with a disability, mentoring and fundraising.

    Id:163511
    Disability Services
    Regular - less than 6 months
    Toowoomba QLD
  10. Leisure Buddy (Friendship role)

    Build a friendship and spend leisure time with a young man with an interest in exploring his local and wider community.

    Id:158785
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Dallas VIC
  11. Dance Buddy

    Do you like to have fun? Do you like to dance and support others to dance? Be a Dance Buddy and support our dancers who have special needs to help them learn to dance.

    Id:44766
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Warrnambool VIC
  12. Buddy Program - Interchange

    Assist a young person with a disability to access recreational activities for a few hours or one day on a regular basis, at least once each month. A 12 month commitment is required & volunteers need to be 18 or over for this program.

    Id:27908
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Geelong VIC
  13. Volunteer Camp - Day Program Support

    Cahoots requires enthusiastic people aged 18+ to assist young people with disability on camp or in our school holiday programs. These recreational activities provide much needed respite for families and carers and gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in a fully supported environment. As a volunteer you will assist young people with personal care & participating in activities while encouraging to socialising and having fun! At Cahoots we focus on a person’s ABILITY, not their disABILITY

    Id:158685
    Disability Services
    Regular - less than 6 months
    Osborne Park WA
  14. A Mate for Roger

    Roger works full time as a data processor. He is in his 40s and lives with his elderly mother in Duncraig. With autism he finds it difficult to establish friendships. He loves all kinds of sports and is a keen Eagles supporter. He would welcome someone to watch and discuss sport with occasionally on the weekends. He would also like to get out of the house more, perhaps for a coffee. Over time, you would become a trusted friend to Roger who could advocate for him when the need arises.

    Id:100656
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Duncraig WA
  15. Gig Buddies volunteer in Rooty Hill

    Do you like going to see live music? Do you enjoy going to sporting events? Do you like the arts, going to the theatre, cinema or restaurants? Do you have a passion for equal rights? Do you want to enable a person with a learning disability and/or autism to go to events and get out more? Then you could make a perfect Gig Buddy!

    Id:163188
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Blacktown NSW, Doonside NSW, Minchinbury NSW, Mount Druitt NSW, Oxley Park NSW, Whalan NSW, Kingswood NSW, St Clair NSW
  16. Life in Community Volunteer

    Would you like to become involved in a rewarding role helping someone with disability to build a good life in their community? Wellways Australia is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation leading the Life in Community (LinC) programme. The LinC programme helps to bring people together, and support them in becoming more connected in their community.

    Id:161877
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Box Hill VIC, Mont Albert VIC, Ringwood VIC
  17. Tandem Cycle in Coburg with Blind Lady

    Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria is currently seeking a volunteer to tandem cycle with a lady who is blind living in Coburg on a fortnightly basis for approximately 2 hours each session. You need to be a keen cyclist with a lot of strength. Tandem cycling experience ideal. Help this lady do the thing she loves, build her fitness, lose weight and feel socially connected!

    Id:162977
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Coburg VIC, Coburg North VIC, Pascoe Vale South VIC, Preston VIC, Reservoir VIC
  18. FrienDS For Life Volunteer

    We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers for DSWA's FrienDS For Life to spend time with 11 – 17yr olds with Down Syndrome in real life situations enjoying time with peers at variety of events in Perth metro area. Our events occur 3 times a school term. Volunteers will help to evolve the social interaction of members and help them reach their potential by demonstrating social cues to follow in a variety of public spaces.

    Id:158019
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    South Perth WA
  19. Volunteer Telephone Caller

    Telecross volunteer callers make a short, reassuring morning telephone call to people who are frail, aged or who have a disability and who live alone to check on their well-being.

    Id:3965
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Albany WA
  20. Community Transport Driver - Expressions of Interest

    Do you have excellent people skills, maturity and a strong work ethic, and like to drive? Would you like to assist clients to remain independent in their community? Do you like a chat? Then we are looking for you!

    Id:162144
    Disability Services
    Regular - less than 6 months
    Ringwood VIC