Found 347 Companionship & Social Support volunteering opportunities in Melbourne City

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    Female Community Visitors - to converse in Greek

    The Community Visiting Scheme connects people of the same or different cultures to older members of the community living in aged care homes. Volunteers chatting in their native language can make any person regardless of age feel like home, but especially for members of the elderly community. Simple gestures like this can have a positive impact reducing social isolation and improve health and well being.

    Id:132800
    Covid-19
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Clayton VIC
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    Community Visitors - Greek Speaking

    Can you speak Greek!!! A Greek male Community Visitor is needed to visit a Greek man in an aged care facility located in Clayton. The aim of the Community Visitors Scheme is for volunteers to develop a friendship with a resident who has become socially isolated. During COVID-19 Community Visitors can keep contact by writing letters, phone calls and/or virtually

    Id:107928
    Covid-19
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Clayton VIC
  3. Kombucha making, cooking, walking and listening to music! | Social Support | Doncaster

    Annie* is seeking a volunteer to share her interests in sewing, making Kombucha, cooking, walking, listening to music and reading. The best suited to support Annie* will be positive, outgoing, respectful, thoughtful and non-judgmental, and with an ability to chat on any number of topics. Be able to creatively reconnect her with the things she enjoys. *name changed.

    Id:154625
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Doncaster VIC
  4. Community Support Worker - Volunteers

    Conduct interviews and provide information, support and advice to people experience hardship. Including provision of emergency relief and referrals to assist people in crisis.

    Id:95445
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Heidelberg West VIC
  5. Kombucha making, cooking, walking and listening to music! | Social Support | Doncaster

    Annie* is seeking a volunteer to share her interests in sewing, making Kombucha, cooking, walking, listening to music and reading. The best suited to support Annie* will be positive, outgoing, respectful, thoughtful and non-judgmental, and with an ability to chat on any number of topics. *name changed.

    Id:154624
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Doncaster VIC
  6. Do you speak Serbian? You can give the gift of friendship to an older person.

    Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) is currently looking for a Serbian speaking volunteer . AMCS Volunteers visit seniors who are experiencing social isolation. The visits are once a fortnight for a minimum of one hour. All you need to offer is your friendship. No experience is necessary.

    Id:154612
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Heidelberg West VIC
  7. Leisure Buddy to Billy

    Leisure Buddy Volunteers connect with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Billy whose interests include art, food, movies, gaming and cooking. Due to COVID -19 this will initially be through digital contact and will progress to fortnightly outings in person once this is permitted.

    Id:153508
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Cheltenham VIC
  8. Leisure Buddy with Bob

    Leisure Buddy Volunteers connect with adults with intellectual disabilities to provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Bob whose interests include art, food, movies, gaming and cooking. Due to COVID -19 this will initially be through digital contact and will progress to fortnightly outings in person once this is permitted

    Id:154598
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Springvale VIC
  9. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Friendly Visitor - St Albans Victoria

    Would you like to virtually visit an older person in their own home and make a real difference in their life? We have a lovely 83 year old lady who lives in her own home in St Albans Victoria who would benefit from your friendship. She enjoys conversation, light gardening and knitting items for charities. Contact us to learn more about this great opportunity and other opportunities across Victoria and NSW

    Id:154338
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    St Albans VIC
  10. Italian speaking female volunteer to visit Italian lady at aged care facility in Avondale Heights

    Share your language (Italian) and companionship during fortnightly friendly visits to an isolated elderly Italian lady living in an aged care facility in Avondale Heights.

    Id:86177
    Seniors & Aged Care
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Avondale Heights VIC
  11. Social Support opportunities!

    Uniting’s social support program operates across metropolitan Melbourne, enabling and supporting isolated individuals to remain socially active and engaged in their community. These programs offer both individual companionship and group activities as a way to support people to 'get back to things they love’.

    Id:153729
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Melbourne VIC
  12. Chat-a-ring! Phone based social support in Melbourne!

    This role involves sharing phone conversation with individuals who may benefit from social engagement, companionship and conversation. The ideal volunteer for this role will have effective communication skills, an ability to develop rapport and support individuals to achieve their social goals.

    Id:153730
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Melbourne VIC
  13. Social Support | Point Cook

    Carly* passes the time walking, reading and watching TV. She lives in Point Cook and is looking for a volunteer to support her to achieve her social goals. Carly* is looking for an empathetic, positive, vibrant, chatty and motivated volunteer with an ability to creatively reconnect her with her interests including sewing and cooking. *name changed.

    Id:154308
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Point Cook VIC
  14. Community Friend Volunteer

    Melbourne City Mission's Community Friend Program matches and supports friendships between volunteers and people with a mild to moderate disability or mental health issue. The program has a strong emphasis on friendship, community and providing support to clients (participants), whilst ensuring they maintain their independence wherever possible. Volunteers are matched to one participant who may be isolated from their community, as an ongoing friendship.

    Id:154158
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Fitzroy North VIC
  15. Friendly Visitor to Phil - Covid -19

    The aim of the Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) is for volunteers provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation through an organic friendship. Volunteers connect with recipients via letters, Skype or phone (depending on needs) with the intention to move to face to face contact when aged care facilities allow entry. We are looking for a male (only) volunteer to connect with Phil who enjoys conversation and spending time outside when able.

    Id:154090
    Covid-19
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Lalor VIC
  16. Friendly Visitor to Nancie - Covid -19

    The aim of the Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) is for volunteers provide companionship and reduce the effects of isolation through an organic friendship. Volunteers connect with recipients via letters, Skype or phone (depending on needs) with the intention to move to face to face contact when aged care facilities allow entry. We are looking for a volunteer to connect with Nancie who enjoys conversation and spending time outside when able.

    Id:154084
    Covid-19
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Richmond VIC
  17. Mature aged female volunteer for visits to lady in Forest Hill

    Share your time and companionship during weekly / fortnightly friendly visits with an lady living in Forest Hill.

    Id:154080
    Seniors & Aged Care
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Forest Hill VIC
  18. Weekend Warriors! Facilitate a tele-friendship group! | Phone-based Social Support

    Do you find the weekend a bit of a challenge? Do you find Friday evening until Monday morning a marathon effort? Come along and meet fellow “weekend warriors” and together we can inspire and support one another with loads of fun, laughter and listening ears, to share our experiences and talk about what is happening in our lives and the world around us!

    Id:154050
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Melbourne VIC
  19. Greek-speaking volunteer wanted! | Social Support | Sunshine West

    Joan* lives in Sunshine West and has an interest in gardening, cooking, listening to the radio and watching TV. Joan* would like to be connected with a Greek speaking volunteer who is prepared to provide fortnightly visits at her home to share coffee and conversation. *name changed.

    Id:153968
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Sunshine West VIC
  20. Social support in Albion

    Jack* lives in Albion and has an interest in reading, listening to the radio, watching AFL (Bulldogs fan), doing word searches and going on day trips. Jack* would like to be connected with a volunteer who is prepared initially, to provide home visits as well as going out for walks, coffee and lunch in the future. *name changed.

    Id:153969
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Albion VIC