CENTACARE FAMILY SERVICES
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SERVICE
Current Volunteer Opportunities List
Here is a list of some of the volunteer opportunities available in your community:
Centacare Family Services – Outreach Volunteer: Housing First Support Services (HFSS) support people who are sleeping rough in Geraldton. We are seeking dynamic Volunteers to work alongside HFSS to provide outreach around the Geraldton CBD area. We are seeking a broad range of Volunteers to help make our service a success and reach our most vulnerable community members. If you have an hour or two to spare throughout the week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7am – 10am) and would like to be involved in our new service please apply to express your interest and discuss further. Full induction, support and supervision throughout your volunteering period will be provided. Volunteer must be 18+.
WA Country Health Service – Meals on Wheels Volunteer: This role sees Volunteers deliver hot and cold meals directly to the homes of isolated and aged community members. This role requires the use of your own vehicle, and it may alsobe something you’d like to do with a friend or family member. Deliveries are done by Volunteers each weekday from 11am for approx. 1- 1 ½ hrs. Collection of eskies and run sheets from the Geraldton Health Campus and then taken to your client’s home. A few minutes of your time to each client will be greatly appreciated and it may be the only contact that person has all day! You can go on the roster each week, fortnight or month – whatever time you can offer is very welcome. Make someone’s day today!
WA Country Health Service – Kiosk/Trolley Assistant: The popular and busy Kiosk at the Geraldton Hospital are looking for more enthusiastic Volunteers to join them! Assist with kiosk and trolley service to patients. Must be cheerful and able to handle small cash transactions. Join this great team of Auxiliary Volunteers who help raise money through the kiosk sales towards the purchase of vital equipment and amenities for the care and comfort of patients. Join us today!
The Apex Club of Geraldton – Apex Volunteer: Do you like to meet to people whilst giving back to the Community? Apex Geraldton Volunteers work to provide hands on assistance to those less fortunate, promote international understanding through the international students’ weekend, and contribute resources to causes as varied as cancer
research, youth public speaking, Sausage sizzles, helping the elderly, supporting community events and environmental
protection. Some examples of what Apex Volunteers do –
• garden clean-ups for those who are unable to do it themselves
• assist with setup and organisation of events and equipment
• hold regular social gatherings and meetings
• enjoy the camaraderie and common goal of helping others
• Roadside and reserve clean-ups and much more!
Membership of Apex is open to anyone aged 18-50 years. Apex Geraldton will offer you plenty of opportunities to help others, make new friends, and gain skills in public speaking, leadership, and communication. The Apex story is one of fun, friendship and taking action- Its Apex, Its Australian, Become a Apex Volunteer today!
Juniper Hillcrest – Volunteer Kitchen Assistant: Do you love being in the kitchen? Do you also enjoy being part of a team? Juniper Hillcrest are currently seeking a kitchen assistant who will provide support to the centre chef. Duties of this role will include food preparation, food service, safe use of kitchen utensils and appliances, maintaining a clean and hygienic kitchen environment, working within a team setting and other kitchen duties as required. Previous kitchen experience is not necessary; just some knowledge and understanding of safe food handling, good communication skills, able to work in a team setting. Volunteer must also be willing to have an up to date Flu Vaccination.
If you are interested in any of the above volunteer positions, or are thinking about volunteering, please call Kristy, Michelle or Sonya
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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