Found 2401 Companionship & Social Support volunteering opportunities in Australia

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    Emotional Intelligence Facilitators

    Zen Tea Lounge is seeking skilled Emotional Intelligence Facilitators to teach EI (EQ) skills in a fun and interactive manner. While also making our vision for social change a reality. Since 2017, our charity has provided a safe space for women affected by domestic violence, abuse and isolation. Our initiatives provide our women with the support, training and skills to rebuild their lives.

    Id:158599
    Community Services
    Regular - less than 6 months
    New South Wales NSW
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    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
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Duncraig WA
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    Connecting with Jamie

    Jamie is an easy-going, young person in his mid-20’s. He enjoys music and watching marvel and horror movies. Jamie would like to connect with a confident person that will become a trusted friend and speak up for him when required. He needs an advocate with non-verbal communication skills. He lives in supported accommodation in Coolbinia. Jamie has an intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, is non-verbal and uses an eye gaze device to communicate.

    Id:135856
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Coolbinia WA
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    Do you have a passion for social justice and the rights of people with intellectual disability?

    Citizen Advocacy is seeking people based in Perth who want to make a difference in the of someone with intellectual disability. As an advocate you will be well placed to assist in community inclusion, social acceptance and empowering the person with intellectual disability.

    Id:151933
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Osborne Park WA, Burswood WA, Murdoch WA, Craigie WA, Ashby WA, West Perth WA, City Beach WA, Joondanna WA
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    Citizen Advocate

    Citizen Advocacy is seeking caring community members in the Perth area to be a friend and mentor to a person with intellectual disability. Each role is one-to-one, flexible and unique.

    Id:151934
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Osborne Park WA, Burswood WA, Murdoch WA, Craigie WA, Ashby WA, West Perth WA, City Beach WA, Joondanna WA
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    Crisis Advocate for Citizen Advocacy

    Citizen Advocacy is seeking crisis advocates to assist with short-term advocacy roles addressing unforeseen or urgent issues in the life of a person with intellectual disability. No specific qualifications are required, just confidence and a passion for social justice.

    Id:151935
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Osborne Park WA, Burswood WA, Murdoch WA, Craigie WA, Ashby WA, West Perth WA, City Beach WA, Joondanna WA
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    A Mate for Dave

    Dave is a cheerful guy in his 70’s living in an aged care facility in Greenmount. He has an intellectual disability and uses a wheelchair. Dave enjoys listening to music, playing the guitar, watching movies and is a footy fan. We are seeking a local caring community member to visit Dave on a weekly or fortnightly basis to hang out with him and make sure everything is going ok in his life.

    Id:155193
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Innaloo WA
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    A Friend for Gemma

    We are seeking a confident and kind lady in the Thornlie area, to be a co-advocate to Gemma alongside her existing advocate. Gemma is a lovely lady in her 40’s with an intellectual disability. Gemma is sociable and likes to get out and about. She enjoys girl time and has a love for jewellery, nails and hair. She is non-verbal but has her own way of communicating. She has supportive staff in her group home that can help teach you these communication techniques.

    Id:158284
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Thornlie WA
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    Seeking a Friend for Leah

    Leah 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, who is 7 years old. 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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    A Friend for Jodie

    Jodie is a cheerful and sociable lady in her early 60’s, living in Wilson. She has a mild intellectual disability and seeks an advocate to be her friend and enjoy regular social activities and outings. Jodie is an avid reader and Enid Blyton fan. Some of her paintings won awards at the “As We Are” art exhibition. Socially, Jodie likes music and dancing (adores ABBA), tenpin bowling and watching the West Coast Eagles. Coffee, chats, a bit of shopping and having a manicure are favourites too

    Id:165908
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Wilson WA
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    Meeting Mia

    Mia is a cheerful lady in her 40’s living in Wilson. She is seeking an advocate in her local area to be her friend and get out and about in the community with her. Mia is a sociable, friendly lady that has a love for music, dancing and meeting new people. She has a mild intellectual disability and a visual impairment which impacts her confidence when in public. Mia would appreciate her new friend helping her navigate this so she can continue to enjoy her independence.

    Id:166292
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Wilson WA
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    A Helping Hand and Friend for Clarissa

    Clarissa is a lovely 45-year-old who lives in Kelmscott with a mild intellectual disability. Clarissa could benefit with having an advocate who could assist her with general budgeting, Centrelink enquiries and just having someone who she feels she could call to have a chat with. She would benefit from having someone who could encourage and build her independence.

    Id:167777
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Kelmscott WA
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    Kick back with Darren!

    Darren is a cheerful and gentle man in his 50’s living in Innaloo. He has a love for gardening and spends as much time outside as possible. He enjoys country music, going on bush walks and visiting farms and national parks. He likes easy going people! He is seeking an advocate in his local area to socialise with, help him engage with his local community more and encourage him to reach his goals. Darren has a mild intellectual disability.

    Id:169470
    Mentoring & Advocacy
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Osborne Park WA
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    Support people with intellectual disability in your local community

    Citizen Advocacy seeks volunteers throughout the Perth area to be a friend and advocate to someone with an intellectual disability. You would develop a unique, one-to-one relationship, enjoying social outings and activities together. You can help advocate for someone by: • Assisting them to reach a life ambition or goal • Giving them a voice to become part of decision making and stand up for their rights • Being a mentor, offering encouragement and support to feel included and valued in societ

    Id:170476
    Disability Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Armadale WA, Kelmscott WA
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    Female volunteer visitor required for an elderly man in Currimundi

    Help alleviate social isolation and bring joy and friendship to an elderly gentleman's life, through regular visits. A kind female volunteer visitor is requested for this role for in-home visits.

    Id:170462
    Seniors & Aged Care
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Across: Caloundra QLD, Currimundi QLD, Little Mountain QLD, Pelican Waters QLD
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    Member coordinators (multiple positions)

    Help make Migraine Australia the great organisation that it is by engaging the member community and running member-only events. Working with the Director of People, you will help to manage volunteer records, administer the member-only Facebook group and Slack channel, and organise benefits and events for members. Note: only people living with migraine are eligible for this role.

    Id:167946
    Health
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Anywhere
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    Female Community Visitors - able to converse and write in Italian

    Italian speaking volunteer is needed to contact/visit a female resident located in Glen Waverley. The aim of the Community Visitors Scheme is for volunteers to develop a friendship with a resident who has become socially isolated.

    Id:142710
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Glen Waverley VIC
  18. Resident support volunteers

    Provide individual engagement visits with residents who may prefer non group settings. These visits could include walks, time outside, playing cards, scrabble, reading, crafts, art, conversations.

    Id:171045
    Seniors & Aged Care
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Mile End SA
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    German or Polish speaking volunteer to visit an elderly lady l Aged Care setting in Holland Park

    Share your language (Polish or German) and companionship during weekly or fortnightly visits with an isolated / lonely elderly lady, who enjoys the company of others.

    Id:171604
    Community Services
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Holland Park QLD
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    Italian speaking female volunteer for elderly Italian lady in Hughesdale

    Share your language (Italian) and companionship during weekly / fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated elderly lady living in Hughesdale.

    Id:171603
    Seniors & Aged Care
    Regular - more than 6 months
    Hughesdale VIC