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More about becoming a volunteer

Why do we need your help?

Every week, our wonderful volunteers make a real difference to the lives of our residents, patients and clients.

 

Opportunities to volunteer include:

  • 3 residential aged care facilities

  • Planned Activity Groups for older people

  • Program for young people with a disability 

  • Acute in-hospital 

  • Exercise program for older people

  • Administration at the Tarwin Lower Community Centre

  • Support to people in our Palliative Care program.

 

Orientation, training and ongoing support will be provided.

How can you make a difference?

As a volunteer you can:

  • Visiting residents & patients 1 on 1

  • Take part in the many group activities & outings 

  • Provide support to people & their families in the palliative care program

  • Administration assistance

 

It can be as simple as having a chat with a resident, taking them for a stroll around the gardens, read a book or the local papers, listening to music or enjoying a cup of tea together.

What skills do you need?
  • You need to enjoy spending time talking and listening to others.

  • You need to be part of a team.

  • You need to undertake a police check and training with our Volunteer Coordinator.

  • Importantly, you need patience, compassion and a great sense of humor.

  • You need to commit a few hours a week and be reliable.

How do you become a volunteer?

Help brighten someone's day. Knowing that someone is coming to visit is so important to patients and lonely residents and can be thoroughly rewarding for you too.

Let’s Work Together

Get in touch so we can start working together.

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