CENTACARE FAMILY SERVICES
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SERVICE
Current Volunteer Opportunities List
Here is a list of some of the volunteer opportunities available in your community:
Salvation Army Geraldton – Christmas Cheer: Salvation Army Geraldton will be hosting their annual Christmas Cheer program where toys, gifts and Christmas hampers are packaged and delivered to the community experiencing hardship. If you have a few spare hours on Wednesday 18th, Thursday 19th and/or Friday 20th from 8.30am -4.30pm this Christmas season, volunteer with the Salvos and help give hope where it’s needed most! Lunch and Snacks provided to all volunteers!
Salvation Army Geraldton – Gift Wrapping Volunteer: Get into the festive spirit this year by volunteering for The Salvos Geraldton at their gift-wrapping stall in Northgate Shopping Centre. From Thurs 13th – Sun 16th Dec and from Thurs 20th – Sun 23rd Dec, The Salvos will be offering a gift wrapping service for shoppers and they would love your help! Put your wrapping skills to the test and join in the fun. All materials will be supplied and donations will be collected for wrapping gifts. All you need to do is turn up and start wrapping!
Ngala – Gardener: Ngala Midwest and Gascoyne are looking for a keen gardening enthusiast to spend some time on a casual basis once a week to provide some well overdue love and care to our outdoor nature garden at the Child and Parent Centre- Rangeway! No mowing is needed just some pruning, weeding and at times some planting of seasonal flowers and vegies! No qualifications required just the love of being outdoors and gardening!
Ngala – Musician: Can you play the guitar? Do you love to sing? Ngala Midwest and Gascoyne are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic, musically minded person who is willing to play 10 minutes of music and sing child friendly songs or nursery rhymes at our Community Drop in Playgroup on Friday mornings during school terms. Contact us today to be part of this fun volunteering role!
City of Greater Geraldton – Holiday Basketball Program: The City of Greater Geraldton has an exciting school holiday basketball program commencing 18-20 December 2018! The basketball program is an afternoon of fun for kids aged 10-16 years. We are looking for coaches, scorers and umpires to make our round robin happen. Tournament runs from 18-20 December 2018, 1pm -4pm. No basketball experience required just the ability to engage with youth whilst having fun!
Centacare Family Services – Back to School Project Distribution Volunteers: Centacare’s Back to School Project will be on again in 2019. Each year Centacare prepares and offers basic stationery packs to eligible families with children attending school from Kindergarten to Year 12. We are in needs of volunteers to help distribute the packs from the Maitland St office. Distribution will be from Wednesday the 23rd – Monday 28th January from 8.30am-1pm. If this interests you, we would love to hear from you!
Australian Red Cross –Thrift Shop Volunteers: Geraldton Red Cross retail store is looking for new enthusiastic volunteers to assist in the smooth running of the popular Geraldton thrift store. Volunteers are needed Monday- Friday 12.30-4.30pm. It’s a fun and sociable way to belong to your community. Join the friendly, amazing team today! Police Clearance will be required, on job training provided.
Sunshine Festival – Committee Members 2019 (Marketing, Social Media/Sponsorship, Store Holders): The Sunshine Festival, a community run family festival, is Western Australia’s longest running regional event! Each year a dedicated team of volunteers are needed to organise the festival and keep things running smoothly. The Geraldton Sunshine Festival team are looking for three/four individuals to fill the roles of Marketing Coordinator, Social Media/Sponsorship Coordinator and Store Holder Coordinator. For more information on what each role involves contact us or visit our website!
If you are interested in any of the above volunteer positions, or are thinking about volunteering, please call Kristy or Michelle at Centacares’ Community Volunteer Service on 99211 433 or email email@example.com for further information.
More Volunteer Opportunities can be found at www.centacaregeraldton.org.au/volunteering
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