Volunteering

Volunteering in Dubbo

“Why Volunteer?”

  • Make new friends
  • Be part of your community
  • Help others in need
  • Support a cause
  • Feel great about yourself
  • Share your knowledge and skills
  • Gain new skills
  • Add your volunteer work to your CV
  • HAVE FUN!

Note volunteers may be subject to a National Police Check and Working with Children Check depending on role.
See organisation contact details below, for all other inquiries Contact Us

Volunteering opportunities:


Organisation
Australian Red Cross Western Region
Contact
  • 02 6884 7057
Opportunity

Volunteers are always welcome to help coordinate the many services of the Red Cross throughout our region. Volunteer programs include Telecross -reassurance calls; Hands On - in nursing homes; Good Start Breakfast Clubs in schools; Youth Programs; Emergency Services & First Aid. http://www.redcross.org.au/

Organisation
Baptist Community Services
Contact
  • Janice Trumper
  • JTrumper@bcs.org.au
  • 02 6884 9306
Opportunity

Volunteers may be involved with one on one companionship visits, assist with shopping, post, bill paying, telephone support, accompany clients to small group activities, reading, non medical related transport for the frail, aged, people with disabilities and their carers in the community.

Organisation
Dubbo Macquarie River Bushcare Group
Contact
  • Melissa Gray
  • dubbobushcare@yahoo.com.au
Opportunity

Local volunteers learn about the importance of their river and carry out: planting, weeding, rubbish removal, design & install interpretive signs along both sides of the river.

Organisation
Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre | Connecting Community Services
Contact
  • info@dnc.org.au
  • 02 6883 2300
Opportunity

Deliver digital skills mentoring support to older Australians in a small group setting or one-on-one.

Organisation
Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre | Connecting Community Services
Contact
  • Diane Cameron
  • dianec@dnc.org.au
  • 02 6883 2300
Opportunity

One-on-one visiting with older Australians living in their own home who are socially isolated or lonely. Volunteers generally visit for about half an hour once a fortnight.

Organisation
Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre | Connecting Community Services
Contact
  • info@dnc.org.au
  • 02 6883 2300
Opportunity

Youth volunteers will assist the Youth Workers at the WAC Youth Centre (operates Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings).

Organisation
Dubbo Visitors Information Centre
Contact
  • tourism@dubbo.nsw.gov.au
  • 02 6801 4450
Opportunity

The Dubbo Visitors Centre recognises the importance of volunteers to the visitor experience. “City Image Ambassadors” as they are formally titled are valued for providing customer focused services and for adding value to Dubbo’s reputation as a premier holiday destination.

Organisation
Intellectual Disability Rights Service Inc.
Contact
  • Monica Perrie
  • monica@idrs.org.au
  • 0407 893 071
Opportunity

Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) Volunteers are people within the community who want to give back to their community or provide help to people around them. For others it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge.

JAS Volunteers range from retirees to university students to stay at home mums and dads. It does not matter what your skills, experience, and qualifications are, JAS will provide a comprehensive induction, training and support program.

A JAS Volunteer supports victims, witnesses, suspects/defendants with cognitive impairment at police stations, court and legal appointments.

JAS Volunteer Application Form link

JAS About the service Information Fact Sheet

Organisation
Lourdes Hospital
Contact
  • Genelle Reid
  • lourdesadmin@chcs.com.au
  • 02 6841 8500
Opportunity

Wellness programs at the Lourdes Hospital for health goals. Help hospital patients. Activities: listening, crafts, beads, hand massage, reading, gentle exercise, art & music, garden, events, chapel, computers, hospitality and games.

Organisation
Meals On Wheels
Contact
  • admin@mealsonwheelsdubbo.org.au
  • 02 6882 4083
Opportunity

Delivering meals to clients of 65 years or over, Aboriginal clients of 50 years or over and their carers in our community. All you need is a space hour or so once a week, fortnight, month or quarter. www.mealsonwheelsdubbo.org.au/

Organisation
National Trust of Australia (NSW)
Contact
  • Karen Hagan
  • dundullimal@nationaltrust.com.au
  • 02 6884 9984
Opportunity

Volunteers support the National Trust at this historical site.Volunteers provide information to visitors, assist with delivering schools programs & children’s activities, gardening, maintenance & café service.

Organisation
The Smith Family
Contact
  • Dawn Redding
  • dawn.redding@thesmithfamily.com.au
  • 02 6882 7468
Opportunity

Volunteering opportunities in literacy programs and Learning centres where volunteers assist students with homework and reading.

Organisation
Uniting
Contact
  • ask@uniting.org
  • 1800 864 846
Opportunity

120 countdown program is a program coordinated by Uniting that assists young learner drivers who are facing significant barriers to gaining the mandatory 120 hours of driving hours before applying for their provisional drivers licence.

The 120 program matches learner drivers with fully licenced volunteer mentors who can provide driving practice and youth mentoring in a fully maintained Uniting vehicle until they accumulate 120 hours of driving experience.

https://uniting.org/
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