• As a Resthaven volunteer, you can share:

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

    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.

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    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!

    Below 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
    Companions
    People will share their stories with you. Together you can share interests, create together, play games, listen to music, provide a relaxing hand massage, 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 through to 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
    Hand Massage
    We will show you how. People really enjoy a relaxing hand massage
    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
    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
    10am-12noon,
    Monthly
    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 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
    Thursdays1pm-3pm,
    Weekly
    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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