We are always looking for new activities and workshops, so if you have a special skill you think would interest the community, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know.
Office Administration Volunteer
Do you have some skills working or helping in an office? Do you want to gain these skills? Do you have some extra time and want to give back to the community? Meet new people and develop new skills by assisting us in our office. We are looking for people to assist in the following ways:
Assist Coordinator with basic office administration, this may include some reception duties, answering phone, returning calls, taking square payments, using computer to assist with term program and newsletter.
Assisting with paperwork filing under supervision of Coordinator
Keep Connected Volunteer
Our wonderful social support group for older adults and people with a disability experiencing social isolation, who meet twice monthly, are looking for volunteers to come and assist facilitators with the program. We are looking for people to assist in the following ways:
Call participants from GWNH office to remind them of upcoming activity.
Assist Keep Connected facilitators with the set up and pack up of session
Assist Keep Connected facilitators with serving of refreshments
Sit and chat with participants at each session
Community Kitchen Volunteer
We are looking for volunteers to set up and run a Community Kitchen. These volunteers will be supported to set up and oversee the program. This could be done monthly, fortnightly or weekly with people in the community. Community members could be living with a disability or socially isolated.
Community Kitchen team leader volunteers would:
Assist the group to plan, prepare and cook meals together
Shop for ingredients for planned meals
Oversee sessions to ensure it runs smoothly
From time to time, Geelong West Neighbourhood House runs events that need support from volunteers. This could be anything from our Positive Ageing Event, Christmas Party, AGM, Community events such as Winter Solstice and Pako Festa and others as they arise.
Each event will have a specific list of jobs to be completed. The following is a general list
Assist with set up/pack up
Assist with serving of refreshments
Assist with cleaning of hall during and after events
Help with marshalling at different areas the outside event is held where required.
If you are interested in volunteering with us please complete the Volunteer Application Form below, and one of our staff members will be in touch with you.