• As a Resthaven volunteer, you can share:

    Companionship

    Share interests, conversation, enjoy the fresh air and sunshine (e.g History, current affairs)

    Learning

    Computers, current affairs, reading

    Creativity

    Art, craft, gardening, photography

    Entertainment

    Games, cards, music

    Social Support

    Clubs, groups, events, drive the bus

    Wellbeing

    Walks, exercise groups, dance, spirituality

    These are just some of the areas where volunteers can enrich the lives of older people in our community.


    Become a Volunteer

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    Viva Volunteers!We are glad that you are considering volunteering. We would like to hear from you.

    You can apply online by clicking the link below:

    Click here to complete your online application form

    You can also phone (08) 8373 9036 for more information or to request a form to be posted to you.

    Click on the ‘Volunteer Opportunities’ tab below to view the opportunities available.

    volunteer bannerBelow are some of our specific volunteering opportunities. However, we are also interested to know about your talents and interests and welcome applications at any time.

    Click here to apply

    Volunteer RoleDayTimesLocationSuburb
    Companions
    People will share their stories with you. Together you can share interests, create together, play games, listen to music, enjoy the gardens and sunshine, and be good company.
    Flexible
    Multiple opportunities
    Weekly or FortnightlyResthaven MarionMarion
    Current Affairs
    This involves reading the newspaper with a group of people and keeping abreast of local and international affairs.
    Monday-Friday
    Multiple openings
    10am-11:30am, WeeklyResthaven MalvernMalvern
    Walking Buddies
    Provide companionship whilst enjoying the fresh air and sunshine.
    Flexible
    Multiple openings
    Weekly or FortnightlyResthaven MalvernMalvern
    Bloke to Bloke
    Support and facilitate group discussions with the guys.
    Wednesdays
    Two openings
    10:30am-11:30am, Weekly

    10am-12noon,
    Weekly
    Resthaven
    Westbourne Park
    Westbourne Park
    Companion
    For stimulating conversation and discussion with individuals.
    FlexibleFlexible
    Between 10am and 3pm
    Resthaven
    Westbourne Park
    Westbourne Park
    Options Guide
    Helping people access information about services and support for older people. We will show you how to navigate ‘MyAgedCare’ and you will be able to show others.
    Tuesdays & Wednesday afternoons,
    Thursday & Friday mornings,
    Multiple openings
    Morning and afternoon options

    Weekly or Fortnightly
    Agedcare AlternativesHighgate

    Click here to apply

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