Community Care Volunteers

Volunteers play an integral role in the delivery of services for the aged, carers and people with a disability. A variety of opportunities are available through our Community Care programs: 

Social Support Program

Supporting a range of group activities for adults and frail older adults including crafts, games, chair-based exercises, social activities, and outings.

Social Support Volunteers Needed!

We are currently taking expressions of interest for Social Support Group Volunteers.

Our busy Social Support Programs need additional volunteers to assist with activities and outings. 

If you would like to volunteer and are:

  • willing to support and help older people and people with disabilities engage with activities, pop up programs and outings,
  • available one or two days a week
  • happy to make a cuppa and have a chat

we would love to hear from you!

Position requirements: COVID Vaccinations, Fits2work Check (Police Check), attendance of information sessions.

Vacancies available: Morton Homestead, 7 Morton Boulevard, Taylors Hill.

Please complete our Expression of Interest form or contact our Volunteer Connections Officer on 9747 7291 or via email: roxanav@melton,vic.gov,au

Ageing Well

Leading or supporting activities that create a safe and socially inclusive community for people to age well in, including walking groups, gentle exercise sessions or conducting tours of Community Care facilities.

Food Services

Including assisting with serving lunch to participants at the Centre Based Meals Program and prepare food packs for Meals on Wheels.

We support our volunteers by:

  • offering in house quality training to meet your needs
  • ensuring staff are always on hand
  • matching the right people to the right role
  • assisting new volunteers with a volunteer buddy
  • providing the support and guidance you need to ensure a great volunteering experience.
      
Support for Carers & former Carers via our Social Support Programs 

Assist carers caring for a family member or friend with an illness or disability.  Encourage carers with social and peer support and assist on outings and special events.

For more information, contact the Volunteer Connections Officers or communitycareinfo@melton.vic.gov.au