• As a Resthaven volunteer, you can share:

    Share interests, conversation, enjoy the fresh air and sunshine (e.g model airplanes)

    Computers, current affairs, reading

    Art, craft, gardening, photography


    Games, cards, music

    Social Support
    Clubs, groups, events, drive the bus

    Walks, exercise groups, dance, spirituality

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

    Volunteering in the Art program

    Become a Volunteer

    Click here to complete your online application form

    Or phone (08) 8373 9036 for more information, or to request a form to be posted to you.

    Viva Volunteers!

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

    Click here to apply

    Volunteer RoleDayTimesServiceSuburb
    Current Affairs
    This involves reading the newspaper with a group of people and keeping abreast of local and international affairs.
    Monday through to Friday
    Multiple openings
    10am-11:30am, WeeklyResthaven MalvernMalvern
    Walking Buddies
    Provide companionship whilst enjoying the fresh air and sunshine
    Multiple openings
    Weekly or FortnightlyResthaven MalvernMalvern
    Hand Massage
    We will show you how. People really enjoy a relaxing hand massage
    Multiple openings
    Weekly or FortnightlyResthaven MalvernMalvern
    Bloke to Bloke
    Support and facilitate group discussions with the guys.
    Two openings
    10:30am-11:30am, Weekly

    Westbourne Park
    Westbourne Park
    For stimulating conversation and discussion with individuals.
    Between 10am and 3pm
    Westbourne Park
    Westbourne Park
    Shop Hub
    This is a wonderful hub with people. For sweets and treats. A great way to be involved without a large commitment.
    1st Wednesday, or
    1st Friday, or
    2nd Wednesday of the month
    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.
    Wednesday afternoons,
    Thursday mornings,
    Friday mornings
    Multiple openings
    Morning and afternoon options

    Weekly or Fortnightly
    Agedcare AlternativesHighgate
    Froth n’ Bubble
    Social morning tea group
    Mondays10am-12noon, WeeklyResthaven Bellevue HeightsBellevue Heights
    Site Social Events
    Including Happy Hours, Concerts, Movie Afternoons
    Resthaven Bellevue HeightsBellevue Heights
    Exercise Group
    Supporting healthy body and healthy mind.
    Fridays10am-12noonResthaven Bellevue HeightsBellevue Heights

    Click here to apply

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    Volunteer Stories

    Volunteer Pastoral Care

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