Volunteering

Volunteering Opportunities in the Eastern Suburbs

 

Organisation

Contact details

Activities include

Where

Animal Aid

8756 1300

kblizzard@animalaid.org.au

 

Many roles with animals including vet nursing; also office reception;   op shop; promotion ; emergency response and more

Mainly at Coldstream

Antonio Park Advisory Committee

9873 2405

Regular working bees; National Tree Planting Day activities; work   with Council to maintain the park

Mitcham

Australian Red Cross

8327 7763

ynoorani@redcross.org.au

 

Assistance and care in the Emergency Department: emotional and   practical support to patients and their families

Box Hill Hospital

Balwyn Welfare Association

 

9836 9681

mcs@balwynwelfare.org.au

 

Drive small bus; assist with activities and outings; kitchen   assistant

 

Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

blsc@bigpond.com

www.blackburnlakesanctuary.org

 

Assisting with mid-week education program; staff Visitor Centre;   monitor water quality; bushland conservation

Blackburn

Boroondara Family Network Inc

 

0409014862

bfncoord@sme.com.au

 

To provide support and assistance to parents with babies and very   young children

Boroondara

Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre

9278 4550

bvrc@borrondara.vic.gov.au

www.bvrc.org.au

 

The centre offers information, referral and support services to   people who are volunteers or would like to became volunteers and to community   based organisation that coordinate volunteer programs

Camberwell

Box Hill Citizens Advice Bureau

9285 4801

boxhillcab@optusnet.com.au

 

volunteer auditor (July); website developer and updater; data imput;   individuals with a financial background to provide budgeting advice ;   interviewing people who need assistance and determining assistance to be   given to clients.

Box Hill

Bungalook and Greenlink Nurseries,

(Whitehorse Community Indigenous Plant Project)

wcipp@yahoo.com

www.wcipp.org.au/~wcipporg

Collect seed and propagate plants ; perform other nursery tasks; participate   in guided walks through bushland and sites of interest outside Whitehorse.

Blackburn South

Burwood Bulletin

0413 412844

volunteer@burwoodbulletin.org

www.burwood.bulletin.org

 

This is produced by volunteers: writers,   editor, layout/design, graphic artist, webpage

 

Candlebark Community Nursery

0448 011 604

info@candlebark.org.au

 

Conservation of rare species; propagation of seedlings and plants;   selling indigenous plants; office administration and database management;   writing articles; nursery maintenance

 

Community Visitors Scheme

9845 2729

cvsrecruitment@msaustralia.org.au

www.communityvisitorscheme.org.au

Visits and friendship with a resident in an Aged Care Home near you

 

Companion Animal Volunteer Support (CAVS)

    9636 9681                   

 

 

 Helping frail older people and   people  with disabilities care for   their animal at home: walking dogs; grooming pets; transporting pets etc

 

Doncare –volunteering in Manningham

9856 1500

doncare@doncare.org.au

www.doncare.org.au

Fundraising including op shops; preparing and serving food; teaching   and tutoring; social visiting; driving people; providing emergency services

 

Eastern Volunteers

9870 7822

volunteers@easternvolunteers.org.au

 

Transport services for frail aged and people with disabilities;   events & fundraising;

Information & referral services; family support; administration;   tutoring .

 

Eastern Volunteer Resource Centre

Box Hill 9285 4814

Ringwood 98707822

Provides information for people who want to volunteer in the   community

 

govolunteer

http://govolunteer.com.au

 

 

This is a website where you can search for volunteering opportunities   by location, cause, type and event

 

Inclusion Melbourne

9509 4266

volunteer@im.org.au

www.inclusionmelbourne.org.au

Assist people with an intellectual disability, through a range of   activities, to have access to employment, learning and leisure activities

 

Interchange Inner East

9836 9811

enquiries@iie.org.au

www.iie.org.au

 

Provides respite for families who have a child or young person with a   disability living at home; supports young people and adults with disabilities   to participate in recreation and social activities

 

Louise Multicultural Community Centre

9285 4850

louisemcc@aanet.com.au

www.louise.org.au

 

Tutors; office work; short projects; practical placement and work   experience

Box Hill

Melbourne East Disability

 Advocacy

9808 8633

office@meda.org.au

www.meda.org.au

 

Provides advocacy, information and support to people with an   intellectual disability in the local community

Eastern Metropolitan Region

Migrant Information Centre

9285 4888

mdahdoule@miceastmelb.com.au

www.miceastmelb.com.au

Transport assistance; Homework support Program; Living in Australia “   support; administration; driving mentoring program ; community visitors

Box Hill

Pet Pals Program

9762 5211

docareeast@wesley.org.au

 

Pet Pals matches friendly dogs and their owners with older people or   adults with a disability  who would enjoy   a visit from someone with a friendly pet

 

Puffing Billy Railway

9757 0715

volunteering@pbr.org.au

 

Locomotive cleaners/trainee fireman; refreshment room staff; garden   and building maintenance; ticket sellers and train conductors;   workshops(engineering) and ways and works

Belgrave

Solve Disability Solutions

1300 663 243

www.solve.org.au

 

 

Build and modify equipment for people with disabilities; assemble customised   bikes; administration, public relations and fundraising

 

Special Olympics Victoria

02 81169833

info@specialolympics.com.au

www.specialolympics.com

 

Supporting children with an intellectual disability, aged 2 to 8, to   take part in a structured non-competitive program designed to assist their   physical, cognitive and social development.    

 

Rotary

1300 4 768 279 for details of your nearest club

Rotary helps people and organisations in our local communities,   throughout Australia and at an international level

 

Threatened Bird Network

9347   0757

tbn@birdlife.org.au

www.birdlife.org.au/projects/threatened-bird-network

Surveys and monitoring; research and recovery management; habitat   restoration; community education and administrative work

 

Uniting Care Harrison

 9871 8700

www.unitingcareharrison.org.au

 

Op shops – am and pm shifts to choose from;

Emergency relief:  interview   clients, data entry, store room stock and sort; L2P driver mentors; mail   outs; bread stockers. Student placements.

 

Volunteer Friends

 

1300 889 335

www.Anglicare.vic.org.au/foster-care

 

The Friends program provides practical assistance to children and   young people who are currently unable to live at home with their families.

 

Wesley Do Care

8706 1700

docareeast@wesley.org.au

www.wesley.org.au

Visiting people for conversation, sharing interests or outings;   transporting people to activities; facilitating groups who meet through a Telelink   program

 

Whitehorse Bushland Education Program

9262 6222

Lucy.menzies@whitehorse.vic.gov.au

 

Assist with environmental and sustainability education in parks and   schools

 

Whitehorse Community Chest

9894 4744

Info@whitehorsecommunitychest.org.au

www.whitehorsecommunitychest.org.au

 

Door knocks   and tin shakes; BBQs; cake stalls; event planning and running; administration   and office work

 

Whitehorse District Girl Guides

eastern@guidesvic.org.au

www.girlguides.org.au

 

Working with guides on activities, community events; environmental   projects and outdoor adventure programs

 

Whitehorse Historical Society

9837 4946

http://home.vicnet.au/-ndhsinc

facebook.com/whitehorsehistory

Skills in computing, DIY, fundraising, publicity, research and   preservation

 

Whitelion

mentoring@whitelion.asn.au

 

Mentors assist young people to develop a positive sense of self and   connections with their community following institutional living

 

Yarran Dheran Reserve

Gay.gallagher@bigpond.com

 

Design of facebook entry; design of logo; volunteer in schools   program; development of online newsletter; working bees; work in the Information   Centre

Mitcham

Yooralla Family Options and  Family Based Respite Programs

9831 5600

familyoptions@yooralla.com.au

www.familyoptions.com.au/familyoptions

 

Supporting young people with disability through full-time, respite or   shared care

 

Last modified: Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 10:44 AM