Volunteer opportunities

Seeing Eye Dogs puppy carer

Across Melbourne and Brisbane. Applications close on Tuesday, 31 October 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.

Telelink - telephone conference facilitator

Home-based volunteering opportunity. Applications close on Friday, 29 September 2017 at 5pm
Do your 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.

Transport Drivers

Warragul, VIC. Three volunteers are required for shifts available on Mondays and Tuesdays. Times are negotiable depending upon your availability. Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Are you able to spare some time to help transport our clients to and from our centre? You are also welcome to observe, participate or assist with the activities and share in the joy and social benefits that help make these activities such a success for our clients. Who knows? You might even enjoy the time as much as our clients do.

Reception Administration Volunteer

Bairnsdale, VIC. A number of volunteers required on weekdays 10am to 4pm. A one-day-a-week commitment is preferred but options for rostered shifts are available. Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Do you like variety in what you do and the chance to meet new people? We are looking for some friendly people, like you, to help our clients in a number of simple yet important ways.

Volunteer Driver

Kensington, VIC and various suburbs surrounding Melbourne. Ten volunteers are required on Weekdays 7am – 8:30pm and 3pm – 7pm. Applications close on Friday, 20 October 2017 at 5pm
If you like dogs and driving then we have a role that involves both. We are looking for volunteers who can commit to the daily transportation of dogs between their carers home and SEDA. Ideally we would like to have the one volunteer do the pickup in the morning and also do the return journey in the afternoon each weekday but if you can only commit to the mornings or the afternoons, then please let us know. You can use your own car or one can be provided.

Administration Reception Volunteer

Boronia, VIC. Two volunteers are required on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am – 2pm. Applications close on Friday, 20 October 2017 at 5pm
Do you like variety in what you do and the chance to meet new people? We are looking for some friendly people, like you, to help our clients and staff in a number of simple yet important ways.

Day Program Driver and Jockey

Kensington, VIC. Shifts available are Monday, Wednesday or Fridays, 8:30am – 10:30am and/or 2pm – 4pm. Applications close on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at 5pm
Are you able to spare some time to help transport our clients to and from our Day Program? We provide the vehicle if you can provide your time. You are also welcome to observe, participate or assist with the day program and share in the joy and social benefits that help make the day program such a success for our clients. Who knows, you might even enjoy the time as much as our clients do.

Dog Foster Carer

Kensington, VIC or various suburbs surrounding Melbourne, VIC. Multiple volunteers required for 3 forms of Foster Dog Carers. Applications close on Friday, 29 December 2017 at 5pm
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia (SEDA) are longing for people who can care for and foster dogs at various stages of their training and for various lengths of time. Some roles require transportation of the dogs and you will be provided with training and all dog food and equipment. This is a richly rewarding opportunity to share a part of your life with a wonderful dog while also knowing that your efforts will enhance the life of someone who is blind or has low vision.

Social Companion/ Driver

Brighton East, VIC. 1 volunteer required Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Client would like someone to drive her to appointments, to go out for coffee and take her to the shops.

Op Shop Co-Managers

Bentleigh VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
1 Volunteer required.

Op Shop Team Members

Bentleigh, Rye and Somerville, VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Multiple locations

Social Companion

Brighton,VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Client lives independently and has an intellectual disability. Looking for a volunteer as a social companion

Social Companion

Chelsea, VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Duties include going for a walk and/ or out for coffee. Driving the client to the shops and assisting her to choose groceries.

Social Companion

Dingley Village, VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Fortnightly social visit at client’s home. Reading mail and having a cuppa and a chat.

Social Companion and Driver

Narre Warren South, VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Pick up client at home and drive her to local basketball stadium for a basketball game. Client will pay the admission costs for the volunteer.

Social Companion

Narre Warren, VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Client requires assistance with online shopping, reading mail, phone calls (eg calling to confirm appointments, and writing down the time/date for client).

Social Companion

Sandringham (aged care facility) Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Social visit.

Social Companion

Seaford, VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Reading client’s mail and other material to her. Going out for coffee to Karingal Shopping Centre or a café/restaurant in Seaford.

Walking Companion

Langwarrin, VIC Applications close on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5pm
Walking short distances from the client’s home (a couple of hundred metres to begin with) to build up their strength and fitness.

Telelink Volunteer

Kooyong, VIC Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 5pm
The Telelink Volunteer will coordinate and facilitate groups to deliver positive sessions to clients via teleconference.

Driver Volunteer

Kooyong, VIC Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 5pm
We are seeking volunteers to transport clients to and from our Day Program in Kooyong.

Administration Volunteer (Customer Operation Support)

Kooyong, VIC. 5 positions available Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 5pm
Volunteers needed for support in processing of all donation mail and other general administration for Fundraising Campaigns including Christmas Fundraiser

Personal Support volunteer- Companion Visiting

Kooyong, VIC Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 5pm
To provide direct support as required to a client. Direct support will be one-on-one and for social interaction.

Radio roster secretary

3 positions available in Kooyong Applications close on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 at 5pm
Vision Australia Radio (Melbourne) is looking for volunteer roster secretaries who are available on a regular basis to manage volunteer rosters from home in an ongoing basis.

Day Program Bus Driver - Boronia

1 position available in Boronia Applications close on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 5pm
This role requires the volunteer to drive a 10 seater bus to pick up clients from their homes in the outer eastern suburbs and transport them to the group. After the group has finished the volunteer would take the clients home again.

Day Program Support Volunteer - Bayswater

2 positions available in Boronia Applications close on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 5pm
2 volunteers are required to help support our clients who attend our Bayswater Day Program. The duties would include assisting the clients to participate in various activities such as games, outings, discussion groups, exercises, one on one discussions and assistance with planned outings.

Driver and Group Support Volunteers: Dinner Group Driver - Boronia

2 positions available in Boronia Applications close on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 5pm
The volunteer would be required to pick up the clients from their homes in Mount Waverley and join the group at the venue for dinner and conversation. The volunteer will need to read the menu out to the client and support them to order their meal.

Personal Reader - Boronia

1 position available in Boronia Applications close on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 5pm
A volunteer is required once a week on a Friday from 1.30pm-3.30pm to assist a person who is blind to read their mail and other written materials.

Personal Reader/Scribe - Ferntree Gully

1 position available in Ferntree Gully Applications close on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 5pm
A client in the Ferntree Gully area requires a volunteer to assist with reading letters they have been sent from overseas.

Personal Reader and scribe - Vermont

1 position available in Vermont Applications close on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 5pm
A client in the Vermont area would like assistance writing their life story. Some material may need to be read to the client and also written down.

Facilities Support Volunteer - Warragul

2 positions available in Warragul Applications close on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at 5pm
Maintain 4 fleet vehicles and mini bus by cleaning, vacuuming and handwashing to ensure interior and exterior of vehicles are kept at a high standard for use by staff and volunteers with clients.

Community Engagement Volunteers - Warragul

2 - 3 positions available in Warragul Applications close on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at 5pm
The presenters will travel to various venues and present to groups who may be interested to hear what services and equipment Vision Australia have to offer. These may include planned activity groups, community groups, or others.

Vision Australia Radio Technical Operators - Warragul

3 positions available in Warragul Applications close on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at 5pm
This volunteer is responsible for any audio technical requirements including recording and editing of live or pre-recorded programs.

Transport volunteers - Warragul

4 positions available in Warragul Applications close on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at 5pm
Assisting the driver on the bus as a jockey OR driving 12 seater mini-bus or car to pick up/ drop off clients at their homes to attend the Warragul centre for recreation groups.

Radio Technical Operators - Geelong

Multiple positions available in Geelong. Applications close on Thursday, 01 February 2018 at 5pm
Producing professional on-air programming in accordance with Radio for the Print Handicap (RPH) protocols & guidelines

Radio Breakfast Readers - Warragul

12 positions available in Warragul Applications close on Friday, 02 February 2018 at 5pm
Volunteer readers required for Breakfast radio timeslot at minimum once every 3 weeks from 6.30am-7.45am at Warragul studio on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

Paediatric Team Support - Townsville

1 position available in Townsville Applications close on Friday, 09 March 2018 at 5pm
Support the Paediatric Team with events, preparing for clients, communications and admin and taking care of resources.

Driver - Townsville

1 position available in Townsville Applications close on Friday, 09 March 2018 at 5pm
Drive the Townsville assisted Technology Team to appointments that service Townsville clients with advanced IT resources.

Walking companion for light exercise - Sunshine Coast

2-4 positions available in Sunshine Coast area Applications close on Thursday, 01 March 2018 at 5pm
Walk with clients who want to build up their fitness. Walking can be done on the weekend and during the week in cooler parts of the day.
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