Being a Better Man – From Caveman to Great Man

Kylie Counselling, General News, Workshops

Being a Better Man is a 6 week programme of psychoeducational workshops which has been developed by Centacare Family Services, to assist men who use destructive and offending behaviour to others and themselves.  This unique, innovative and intensive programme combines recent advances in neuroscience and their applications in understanding and re-designing an angry brain.  The Being a Better Man programme …

Available Volunteer Opportunities List – May 2018

kristy Homepage News, Volunteer News, Volunteer Opportunities

CENTACARE FAMILY SERVICES COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SERVICE May 2018 Current Volunteer Opportunities List   Here is a list of some of the volunteer opportunities available in your community:   Spare Parts Puppet Theatre – Volunteer Performance Assistants: COMING SOON! Are you interested in theatre and the arts? Then consider volunteering for this world premier during their 4 day Geraldton project! Volunteer …

Unique opportunity to engage young people in your community organisation!

kristy Homepage News, Volunteer News

Centacare Volunteer Service will be partnering with Nagle Catholic College once again to assist them with their Year 9 DARE TO CARE Service days. This years’ service days will be from Monday 25th June – Thursday 28th June 2018. Volunteering provides a unique opportunity for students during their time at school to make a difference to their local community, as well …

Jump on board our Act-Belong-Commit Community Bus Tour for National Volunteer Week!

kristy Homepage News, Volunteer News

Book your seat and join us in a day of tours to different Volunteer-Involving Organisations and get involved in our National Volunteer Week event. Do you want to know who needs volunteers? Are you looking for a new/different volunteer opportunity? Then jump on board our Act-Belong-Commit Community Bus Tour and take a drive around town with us! We invite you …

Available Volunteer Opportunities List – March 2018

kristy Homepage News, Volunteer Opportunities

CENTACARE FAMILY SERVICES COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SERVICE March 2018 Current Volunteer Opportunities List   Here is a list of some of the volunteer opportunities available in your community:   Midwest Disaster Relief – Furniture Repair Volunteer: The Furniture Repair Volunteer is important to the running of this organisation. The main tasks are to repair and renovate antique and modern furniture goods …

Road Map to My Emotions Term 2 2018

Kylie Counselling, General News, Homepage News, Workshops

Road Map to My Emotions Workshop stating soon and runs for 5 weeks. This workshop helps children learn to accept and cope with their basic emotions and building resilience. The 1 hour weekly group education sessions are: Our Emotions & Feeling Happy Feeling Sad Feeling Scared Feeling Angry Problem Solving Parents 1hr Information Session Monday 14 May @ 5.30pm or Wednesday …

2017 Centacare Community Christmas Lunch

Kylie General News, Homepage News, Volunteer News

Thank you to everyone who assisted with the 2017 Community Christmas Day Lunch, including Centacare staff and volunteers.  As always a large amount of preparation goes into providing some Christmas joy for our community. Now into its 15th year, over 150 people attended and the 50 plus volunteers were simply amazing. This event could not be possible without the generosity …

FREE Volunteer Recruitment and Referral Service

kristy Homepage News, Volunteer News

DID YOU KNOW THAT CENTACARES’ COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SERVICE RECRUITS AND REFERS VOLUNTEERS FOR FREE?!! We are always looking for more non-for-profit, community groups and organisations to register with us FOR FREE so that we can promote available volunteer roles, recruit prospective volunteers, complete basic volunteer awareness training and refer suitable volunteers. All registered members receive up-to-date information and resources regarding all …

Volunteer Profile – Cate Bye

kristy Volunteer News, Volunteer Stories

We met Cate over a year ago when she was the very first person to express an interest in our Family Support Centre. Cate hadn’t been in Geraldton very long and was already keen to get to know her new community and the people who live here. Cate has become an integral part of our volunteer team out at the …

Arthur “Sharkey” Ryan

kristy Volunteer News, Volunteer Stories

PCYC and Arthur “Sharkey” Ryan both turn 73 this year. Coincidence?  For those of you who know Sharkey, understand that PCYC has been a big part of his life. An understatement?  Perhaps. Sharkey Ryan won our Lifetime Volunteer of the Year Award at our Thank a Volunteer Day event on 5 December. As I called out his name and he …