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Roster secretary for Vision Australia radio

Warragul, VIC. A volunteer is required from 5 to 6 hours per week. Ability to work from home with some flexibility for the times required. Applications close on Friday, 31 March 2017 at 5pm
We really need your help in coordinating the roster for Vision Australia Radio. This role can be done from your home although the Radio Advisory Committee meet once every 6 to 8 weeks. A Vision Australia laptop can be provided.

Administration support volunteer

Warragul, VIC. Two volunteers are required weekly from 9am – 4pm on any weekday. Applications close on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 5pm
We are looking for your help to support the valuable work within Vision Australia. Can you spare some time to help us out around the office?

Day program support volunteer

Warragul, VIC. A volunteer is required weekly on Tuesdays, 10:30am – 2pm. Applications close on Friday, 17 March 2017 at 5pm
The Day Program runs an arts and crafts group for our clients that make pottery and ceramics. They gather each week and require your help to make things run smoothly. Come and join the creative fun.

Vision Australia Radio technical operator

Warragul, VIC. Three volunteers required. Two hours per week on a day to be negotiated. Applications close on Friday, 17 March 2017 at 5pm
You can really help to spread the news. We require someone who can make things happen behind the scenes so that everything runs smoothly. Help us share information with people who have trouble reading from print media.

Walking companion

Mentone, VIC. A volunteer is required weekly for an hour or two on Tuesday mornings. Specific times can be negotiated. Applications close on Friday, 03 March 2017 at 5pm
If you enjoy walking this is a wonderful volunteering opportunity for you. We have a client in the Mentone area who would enjoy a weekly walk in her local area with a volunteer who could provide sighted guiding (full training provided). You would meet the client at her home and assist her during the walk to warn of any hazards that may confront her, whilst having a social chat along the way. The client uses a four wheel walker and moves at a slow to moderate pace. If you have a friendly, outgoing personality and enjoy good conversation and a stroll then please apply.

Walking group volunteer

Warragul, VIC. Two volunteers are required weekly for an hour or two on Tuesday mornings around 11am - noon. Applications close on Friday, 17 March 2017 at 5pm
If you enjoy walking this is a wonderful volunteering opportunity for you. We have a group of clients who enjoy a weekly walk in their local area. If you have a friendly, outgoing personality and enjoy good conversation and a stroll then please apply.

Dinner group driver

Frankston and surrounds, VIC. Two volunteers are required on the first Monday of each month. 5:30pm – 8:30pm depending upon venue. Applications close on Friday, 03 March 2017 at 5pm
A fantastic opportunity exists to assist a person with low vision to attend a social dinner once a month with a great group of volunteers and clients. We are currently seeking two friendly volunteers to provide transport and guiding for clients with low vision who wish to attend our Dinner Group. Dinner Group is a fun group of clients and volunteers who meet once a month to enjoy dinner together at restaurants in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula area. The clients live in Mornington and Chelsea.

Social companion and personal reader

Mentone, VIC. A volunteer is required weekly for an hour or two. Specific days and times can be negotiated. Applications close on Friday, 03 March 2017 at 5pm
We are looking for a friendly and outgoing volunteer who can visit our client on a weekly basis. Based at the client’s home you will assist with reading written material such as his mail, and occasional assistance with small tasks when required. He would also like to get out and about by going for walks around the neighbourhood and popping in for a coffee at one of the local cafés.

Social support group driver

Clayton South, VIC. A volunteer is required weekly on Thursdays. 9am – 10am and 2pm – 3pm. Applications close on Friday, 03 March 2017 at 5pm
We have a client living in Clayton South who wishes to attend the Hallam social support group on Thursdays and needs the assistance of a driver to get them there. Groups run from 10am – 2pm so your driving sessions would be approximately between 9am -10am and 2pm - 3pm. We find drivers often enjoy staying throughout the day and assisting with the social support group activities and you are welcome to do so if you wish, the choice is yours.

Knitting group driver

Endeavour Hills, VIC. A volunteer is required on the first Thursday of the month. The knitting group runs from 9am-12pm and transport is required to and from Dandenong. Applications close on Friday, 03 March 2017 at 5pm
Our client enjoys a chat and a laugh as well as some knitting but they just require your help to attend the monthly knitting group. If you can help with transport, please let us know. You are also welcome to join the group for some fun if you have the time.

Telelink - telephone conference facilitator

Home based volunteering opportunity. Applications close on Friday, 31 March 2017 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.

Seeing Eye Dogs puppy carer

Across Melbourne and Brisbane. Applications close on Friday, 31 March 2017 at 5pm
Love puppies and want to make a difference too? We need puppy 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.
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