Volunteering is a valuable and rewarding way of supporting Your Community Health.
We rely on a range of volunteers with different skills and experiences to help deliver our community programs and services. Volunteering is a great way to be a part of our vibrant community, meet new people and give back to the local area. You can use your skills and learn new ones. Our volunteers find it a rewarding and enjoyable experience and we are very grateful for their support.
If you have any questions about any of the roles advertised or you want to speak to someone about volunteering with us then email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call (03) 8470 1111.
Current volunteer vacancies
Men’s Shed, Volunteer Carpentry Trainer: The Men’s Shed is a fun and engaging way for men to come together to do a range of activities. It is also a place to share and develop new skills and is available to any men who want to socialise with other men in their community and be more active. The volunteer will provide Carpentry Projects to the Men’s shed participants and other volunteers to develop and learn basic carpentry, joinery, painting and finishing skills. The Men’s Shed participants will be given the opportunity to bring carpentry projects from home as well as create new projects. The volunteer will also use their skills and experience to source group resources and facilitate group activities. The position requires the volunteer to attend one day per week between 9.30am and 2.30pm. Read the Men’s Shed, Volunteer Carpentry Trainer and complete an Expression of Interest Form to apply for this vacancy.
Garden Volunteers: The community garden at the rear of the East Reservoir Health Centre provides a relaxing space for local residents and service users to relax, socialize with others, participate in activities and to harvest herbs and vegetables. The role of volunteers is to assist in the maintenance of the garden according to their ability. This may involve tasks such as pruning fruit trees, weeding, mulching, planting, watering, etc. There is a preference that the volunteer attend on Thursdays in the morning, but other maintenance gardening jobs can be done on other days. Read the position description and complete an Expression of Interest Form to apply for this vacancy.
Toy Cleaning Volunteer: The Child, Youth and Family Team strives to create an environment that is safe for its clients. Various toys and play equipment used in treatment with clients carry the potential for transfer of infectious particles between clients. The Volunteer will be responsible for attending at least once a month (minimum of 4hrs) to clean these toys as per our toy cleaning procedures. These role can be done by individuals or in a group if you have a couple of friends who you would like to volunteer with. Read the position description and complete an Expression of Interest Form to apply for this vacancy.
Social Support Program Volunteers: The Social Support Program provides group services to people in our community who are socially isolated and/or have a disability. Our group participants are picked up from their homes and brought into our centres where they participate in social programs, the Men’s Shed, food support and many other programs. Throughout the day participants engage in meaningful activities that help build confidence, improve mental and physical health and provide a sense of belonging by being part of a group. The volunteer will assists with serving and clearing up meals, interacts with the clients and create positive relationship with them. There are vacancies for volunteers for Monday (Italian Group), Tuesday (Multicultural Greek Group) and Thursday (Dementia Group). Volunteers having relevant languages is desirable but not compulsory. Volunteers wishing to help with the dementia group must have previous experience and/or knowledge working with people living with dementia. There are vacancies for volunteers for every day of the week. Volunteers usually participate one day a week between the hours of 10.00am to 2.00pm per day. Read the position description and complete an Expression of Interest Form to apply for this vacancy.
Drivers – Social Support Program Volunteers: The Social Support Program provides group services to people in our community who are socially isolated and/or have a disability. The Volunteer Drivers duties consist of safely transporting clients and group members to groups, programs and/or on approved social outings in Your Community Health vehicles (including cars, 12 seater buses & occasionally –and only if appropriately licensed-the 22 seater bus). There are vacancies for drivers every day of the week. Volunteers usually participate one day a week between the hours of 9.00 -10.00am and 2.30 -3.30 per day. Read the position description and complete an Expression of Interest Form to apply for this vacancy.
If you interested in any of these roles, please complete the Volunteer Expression of Interest Form.
If you are a student, you may be interested in our student placements and internships.
If you would like to search other volunteering opportunities in our region visit DIVRS.
Your Community Health is a member of Volunteering Victoria. This means we adhere to Volunteering Australia’s National Volunteer Standards which ensure our volunteers get appropriate management, supervision and support that they need to get the most out of their volunteering experience.