We have a number of really exciting Volunteering opportunities available at BASScare. If you are looking for ways of giving back to your local community and to truly make a difference in your neighbourhood we have just the role for you. The feel good factor of bringing a smile to the face of an older person when you drop off a hot nutritious meal or assist with an exercise class or an activity is immeasurable.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Meals on Wheels Volunteer – Manningham
Help your local older community with non-contact delivery of nutritious meals, a friendly chat to reduce isolation and loneliness, helping clients remain independent in their own homes.
Meals on Wheels Volunteer – Canterbury
Support your local older community by providing contactless meal deliveries, offering a friendly conversation to combat isolation and loneliness, and assisting clients in maintaining their independence within the comfort of their homes.
Lunch Outing Volunteer
Assist clients with dementia & memory loss enjoy bus outings, socialisation and in-house activities at Maranoa House.
We have a vibrant group of dedicated volunteers and are grateful for their generous assistance, but we are always looking for more help.
As a volunteer you will be part of our team. You will be supported at all times by our care staff.
Volunteers have been an integral part of the development of BASScare and continue to make an outstanding contribution to the broad range of services we offer our clients. Volunteering opportunities include:
- Social Activities & Programs
- Dementia Support at Maranoa House and Club
- Residential Care Lifestyle Programs at Faversham House
- Meals on Wheels
If you are interested in finding out more about any of our volunteering opportunities at BASScare please contact Bernadette Scicluna, Coordinator of Volunteers on 0447 503 741
Click here for the Spring Volunteer Newsletter packed with interested events and information.
Benefits of Volunteering
With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering can be enormous. It provides an invaluable service for our clients, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer.
Volunteering doesn’t need to involve a long-term commitment or take a huge amount of time out of your busy day. Giving in even simple ways can help those in need and improve your health and happiness. Volunteering can affect you positively by:
- Sense of connection to your community
- Being beneficial for your mind and body
- May advance your career