Volunteer opportunities

Daisy Player Checker

Kooyong, Victoria. Flexible shifts Monday and Wednesday anytime between 9am and 3pm. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Have you got a little spare time? Do you like working with machines? We are currently looking for someone to help check and clean Daisy Player machines which are a little like CD players.

Recreational Day Program Support Volunteers

Dandenong, Victoria. Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm. Applications close on Friday, 28 February 2014 at 5pm
Vision Australia provides many recreational support activities for our clients including centre and community based and supported outings. We require volunteers to assist clients with various projects and recreational activities.

Recreational Day Program Ceramics Assistant

Ballarat, VIC. Thursdays 10am to 3pm. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Are you interested in ceramics or pottery? We have some clients that are interested and could really use your help. Come along and get your hands dirty.

Walking Group Volunteer

Southport and Helensvale, QLD. Two ongoing roles, Tuesdays 1:45pm – 3pm. Applications close on Friday, 28 February 2014 at 5pm
What a wonderful way to spend some time each week, walking and talking in the beautiful Gold Coast area. Please come and share your time while helping us to make these walking groups a great success.

Indoor Bowls Helper

Ongoing - Any/all of the 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of each month Applications close on Sunday, 30 June 2013 at 5pm
Support clients who are blind or have low vision during bowling sessions

Gardening / Hot House Assistant

Ballarat, VIC. Times are flexible with shifts available Monday to Thursday between 10:30am – 2pm. Applications close on Friday, 21 March 2014 at 5pm
Do you have a green thumb or do you just enjoy getting your hands dirty? If you have some time, we’re sure that you will enjoy this special role.

Opportunity Shop Volunteer

Dandenong & Mildura. Retail/Customer Service volunteer role. A variety of shifts available throughout the week. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
A terrific opportunity exists in our Rye and Mildura Opportunity Shopsfor volunteers interested in raising proceeds for our services through our retail Op Shops.

Administration Support Volunteer

Gosford, NSW. A volunteer is required for not more than 8 hours per week with days and times to be negotiated. Applications close on Friday, 28 February 2014 at 5pm
Have you got some time to answer phones and provide administrative assistance? The co-ordinator of volunteers needs some general clerical assistance to help support them in their busy and fulfilling work. Please come and be a part of a wonderful organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives.

Recreational support volunteer - Woodwork Assistant

Shepparton, Victoria. Ongoing position, Wednesdays 10am-2:30pm. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Are you handy with saw? Would you like to share in some fun times while helping others? Then we would love to hear from you.

Admin Support

Kooyong. Approximately 6 hours a week. Any day and time of the week but will require more hours initially due to backlog. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Enjoy keeping things up to date and working in spreadsheets? We need your assistance to update client information.

Handyperson

Enfield, NSW, ongoing. Up to 3 days per week, between 10am - 2pm. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
A handyperson is required for minor repair jobs including electrical work

Vision Australia Radio Roster Secretary

Kooyong, VIC. Flexible role between two to five hours per week from office and home. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
This role is responsible for the "nuts and bolts" of operating a radio station. If you love organizing and speaking with people this is the role for you!

Transport Support Volunteer

Geelong, Victoria. Ongoing position(s). Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
We need friendly outgoing people who can provide transport using our vehicle for clients to attend recreational program and support staff provide a fun activities and social program.

Vision Australia Radio Technical Operator

Geelong. Positions available Monday - Saturday plus emergency (various shifts). Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Did you know that only 5% of printed material is available in alternate format? Do you want to make a difference? Join our Radio team and ensure the best quality sound of printed material like local newspapers are heard on our radio station

Maintenance and Handyperson

Warragul. Ongoing role. Days and hours as per mutual agreement Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
If you are handy with the hammer and the paintbrush. Have no more jobs to do at home we could really do with your help. Our Warragul centre needs an experienced maintenance and handyperson who can help out with small jobs.

Recreational Support Volunteer

Gosford, NSW. Weekly on Mondays 9am-Noon. Applications close on Wednesday, 30 April 2014 at 5pm
We are looking for someone who is a bit crafty. Are you able to share your talents in arts and crafts with a few willing participants who could really use your help.

Pool Vehicle Detailer

Ballarat, VIC. Two volunteers required. Days and times are flexible but will be during normal business hours. Applications close on Friday, 21 March 2014 at 5pm
How would you like to get that sense of satisfaction that comes from seeing a nice clean vehicle, while also knowing that you help to keep Vision Australia moving forward.

Administration Support for Local Client Group

Campbelltown, NSW. Ongoing role working from home and attending monthly meeting. Local Client Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month. Hours are flexible but based on when the client group meets once a month. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
If you like to work mainly from home and you have good organisational skills, this might just be the perfect role for you.

Seeing Eye Dogs Puppy Carer

Across Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane. Applications close on Wednesday, 31 December 2014 at 5pm
Love puppies and want to make a difference too? We need puppie carers! Care for a puppy in your home from the age of 8 weeks full supported by our staff and give the gift of independence.

Presenters for Vision Australia Radio programs

Mildura. Friday 2 - 5:30pm. Will also need to be a little flexible depending on radio guest availability Applications close on Monday, 24 March 2014 at 5pm
Here is a great opportunity to be a co-anchor/presenter for a live radio show. We need 4 volunteers to co-presenters our Vision Alive and The Catalogue Programs.

Administration Support Volunteer

Geelong, VIC. A number of volunteers are required weekdays, 10am - 4pm. The days available are Monday to Friday and the shifts will be weekly or fortnightly depending upon the response. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Are you a person that enjoys helping others? Have you got some basic clerical skills and a positive attitude? Please come and share your time and your talents with us.

Drivers required for multiply centres

Ballarat, Bendigo and Melbourne CBD, VIC. Volunteers required to support clients attend recreational programs Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
If you like to drive and would like to help people at the same time, then we have a great role for you.

Equipment Library Support

Kensington, Melbourne. Ongoing role. 1 or 2 days a week for up to 4 hours each day. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Vision Australia provides equipment to our clients to support independence and general well being. We need a volunteer to keep track of the equipment, help with testing that equipment is in good working order and also deliver equipment at times.

Transport Volunteer

Warragul, Victoria. Mondays and/or Tuesdays (rotating roster system). 8am-10:30am and 2:30pm-4:30pm Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
A great opportunity to support clients enjoy social interactions by providing transport.

Recreational Day Program Helper

Coorparoo, QLD. Weekly on Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm. Applications close on Friday, 28 February 2014 at 5pm
Wow, do we have a great role for someone who has some time to share. This role is so much fun, you would hardly think that you are providing wonderful support. Come out and help our clients enjoy a variety of different experiences. Examples of some activities include – picnics, walks, restaurants and many more fun activities around Brisbane.

Musical Entertainer

Fortnight position on a Mon and Tues (dates flexible). 1pm to 2pm Applications close on Thursday, 06 February 2014 at 5pm
Enjoy sing-a-longs and playing the piano? We would love for you to join our Frankston and Mornington Recreation groups and bring music enjoyment to our clients.

Walking Group Support Volunteer

Dandenong, VIC. Four ongoing roles, commencing in September. Weekly on Thursdays 9am-11am. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
What a wonderful way to spend some time each week, walking and talking in a small group. Please come and share your time while helping us to make this walking group a great success.

Administration Support Volunteer

Hamilton, NSW Ongoing role. Tuesdays and/or Thursdays10am–2pm. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Do you enjoy helping people? Have you got some time to answer phones and provide administrative assistance? The staff at Vision Australia Maroochydore could really use your support. Come and join our team.

Reader Vision Australia Radio

Geelong, VIC. Volunteer radio readers required for a variety of shifts during weekdays Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Do you enjoy reading aloud and current affairs? Here is your chance to be on radio and provide a much needed service for those you are unable to access print material independently. Vision Australia Radio has several roles available for volunteer readers on air.

Craft Helper

Kensington, VIC. Ongoing, 3 to 8 hours per week, work from home or at the centre during the day program from 10am – 2pm. Days and times are flexible. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Are you handy with a needle and thread? Would you like to work in the comfort of your own home? Our clients need some help with the finishing work required on their craft projects. Do you think you might be able to provide this wonderful practical support?

School Program - Buddy Support Volunteer

Cooparoo. Driving with a difference! This role combines variety, working in schools and your interest to support a fantastic service! Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
A driver/support volunteer is required for a wonderful new School Program. We want to raise awareness of living of low vision and blindness, Vision Australia and inclusiveness in the community.

Walking Group Volunteer

Brisbane, QLD. Two volunteer required for around 90 minutes once a week on either a Monday or Friday morning. Applications close on Friday, 28 February 2014 at 5pm
This is a great opportunity to get out and about for a walk somewhere in beautiful Brisbane like the wonderful Roma Street Parklands area. While enjoying a nice walk, you could also be providing our clients with the chance to enjoy the great outdoors with you. If this sounds like a good idea, then please come and help us out.

Transport Volunteers

Ongoing - Tuesdays weekly 9am - 10am and 2:30pm - 3:30pm. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Drivers are required to drive our clients to and from our Day Program activities

Recreational Day Program Support Volunteer

Ballarat, VIC. Thursdays 10am to 3pm. Applications close on Friday, 21 March 2014 at 5pm
Our Day Centre program is a great social activity enjoyed by a number of Vision Australia clients. We need your help to keep this valuable program running smoothly. Please come and spend some time assisting us with these fun activities.

Telelink (phone social chat group) Facilitator

Kooyong, VIC. Ongoing, days and times as below Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Do you friends call you a social butterfly? Do you enjoy meeting new people and talking about your favourite topics? We require people who can run social chat groups over the phone from the comfort of their home.

Walking Companion

Newcastle (Cessnock) Day to be negoitated with client. 1 - 2 hours per week. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
What a wonderful way to spend some time each week, walking and talking. Please come and share your enjoyment of walking and enable our client to enjoy the same recreational pursuit.

Timebanking Community Liaison Volunteer

Newcastle, Hamilton. Ongoing position. Day and time to be negotiated. Not more than 8 hours per week. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Enjoy being organised and using your administration skills? This job is a great opportunity for you to hone your computer skills, be involved in a great project and support a great service!

Admin Support Volunteer

Gosford. Fridays 9am - 1pm plus one or two additional mornings a week. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Do you like customer service and administration? We would love to hear from you if you can support our Gosford centre. Friendly team and full training provided.

Recreation Support

Flexible shifts to suit with a range of activities being offered from Monday - Friday at 9am - 12:15pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Vision Australia provides many recreational support activities for our clients including centre and community based and supported outings. We require volunteers to support centre based recreation at the Cooparoo office.

Recreational Day Program Craft Assistant

Ballarat and Kooyong VIC. Various shifts are available depending on centre (see details below) Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Our clients enjoy a bit of craft work but require a little assistance at times. If you have some time, then there are plenty of opportunities to help out while having some fun.

School Program - Administration Support

Cooparooo. Once a week, any day of the week. Pilot program but may be ongoing Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
An administration role with a twist. We need someone who is a whiz on the phone, computer, excel and a great communicate. The Schools Program is about raising awareness of living with low vision or blindness, Vision Australia services and inclusiveness in the community

Fundraising Volunteers

Warragul, Victoria. Event based. Suits people who enjoy working with others and customer service. Applications close on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at 5pm
Enjoy working with people and want a fun way to raise funds for people who are blind, or have low vision? Don't want a weekly commitment? This could be a role for you.

Recreation Support Volunteers

Geelong. Ongoing roles with our recreation program. Days available - Monday, Tuesday or Wednesdays on a weekly basis Applications close on Monday, 30 June 2014 at 5pm
Do you enjoy woodwork? How about clay, craft and crosswords? We need volunteers in a range of recreational activities
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