FitSkills Volunteer Positions

FitSkills is an evidence-based physical activity program designed for individuals with Down syndrome. Each participant is paired with a dedicated volunteer gym partner for motivation and support. Weekly facilitated 1-hour workouts at the gym are followed by social meals, fostering community. The program, tailored by a physiotherapist, includes personalised, easy-to-read exercise programs with regular check-ins. [...]

2024-07-12T15:24:10+10:00July 12th, 2024|

Meals on Wheels Volunteer

Volunteers deliver meals to clients on an allocated “round”. Driving and delivering prepacked personalised meals to individuals or couples at their homes on the Mornington Peninsula. Volunteer on a weekly or fortnightly basis or be trained and on standby for time when our “regulars” are unavailable. Meals are delivered every weekday morning from 9.30 – [...]

2024-06-27T09:33:59+10:00June 27th, 2024|

Social Support Group Outings Assist Volunteer

Seeking volunteers to support staff providing fun day outings (e.g. Farm gates, Ferry trip, Open gardens and heritage buildings, Picnics and BBQs etc.) for older adults who are frail, socially isolated, or have a disability. Volunteer hours: 9.30 - 4pm occasional Thursdays. Volunteer costs are covered.

2024-06-27T09:30:16+10:00June 26th, 2024|

Visitor Centre Volunteer

Have an interest in Tourism? Looking for a way to Contribute to the Community? We could well have that opportunity: volunteering at our Visitor Centre involves assisting visitors with a view to ensuring they gain the best experience from our wonderful locality. We open 7 days a week and aim to provide a high level [...]

2024-06-05T11:13:21+10:00June 5th, 2024|

Driver, volunteer using own vehicle

Retired?  Want flexible days/times with volunteering?  Like driving and wish to help those who can't? Our volunteer drivers use their own vehicles to take people to medical appointments, shopping, exercise classes, social connection.  Clients are not able to drive due to illness or circumstance.  Drivers are offered some reimbursement to cover petrol costs. Some clients [...]

2024-05-21T11:02:39+10:00May 21st, 2024|

Patient Companion Volunteer

Patient Companion volunteers help patients feel more supported, secure and settled in the hospital environment – especially those older patients who would benefit from a companion who is able to sit, talk or read with them, help at mealtimes and maybe walk around the ward or engage in an activity.

2024-05-08T14:32:38+10:00May 8th, 2024|

Assistance & Care in Emergency

‘Assistance and Care in Emergency’ (ACE) volunteers create a welcoming atmosphere in the Emergency Department by providing patients with a friendly face, guidance, companionship, conversation and ‘a good listening ear’. They work in partnership with staff to meet the personal and practical support needs of patients and their attending family members/friends. (Monday – Sunday mornings, [...]

2024-05-08T14:37:46+10:00May 8th, 2024|

Social Support Group Volunteer

Social Support Group volunteers provide a friendly face, conversation and great support to staff providing activities for older adults who are frail, socially isolated, or have a disability. Peninsula Health’s Social Support Group is a Community Health Centre based support service that is designed to: – provide an opportunity for people to meet together to [...]

2024-05-08T14:38:25+10:00May 8th, 2024|

Disability Support worker

Hi I look after a lady on Thursday between 10-1pm who loves gardening, she is very caring and friendly person who is very shy. Her name is Laurie and she is very knowledgeable. I’m trying to get her out and about with the things she loves. I would love to bring her a long to [...]

2024-05-03T10:23:39+10:00May 3rd, 2024|
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