BASScare has paused a number of Volunteer Programs and temporarily closed our day centres due to the restrictions in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. When we are able to, we will, reopen the day centres and recommence the services and Volunteer programs in accordance with the Government Regulations.

We welcome new Volunteer applications. Unfortunately we aren’t able to provide a time line when your application will be processed.

All potential volunteers are required to:

  • Submit an application form,
  • Obtain a valid Police check, (BASScare carry this out on your behalf at no cost),
  • Attend a short screening interview approx. 45 min aimed at finding a suitable role,
  • Provide contact details for 2 Referees (non-related), and
  • Complete any necessary training and onsite induction prior to commencement.

For further information or if you would like to join our Volunteer newsletter mailing list, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator: Deb Hall

Email d.hall@basscare.org.au

Phone 0447 503 741 (Note: Deb is only available on Monday, Tuesday or Thursdays)

Please send all completed documentation to: (As the documents contain personal information we strongly recommend you send it registered or tracked mail)

PO Box 304, Canterbury Vic 3126

As most of our sites are temporary closed we ask that you do not drop off any of the documentation.  Thank you.

In the meantime keep up to date with what’s going on at BASScare on Facebook @BASScareAgedCare.

Please see below links for Covid-19 process updates:

V1.02 Updated Volunteer Handbook 

Volunteer Policy 

Canterbury Meals on Wheels Checklist

Marwal Meals on Wheels Checklist

 

Face Shields:

BASScare is delighted to have access to face shields for staff and volunteers. Please see below the guidelines for wearing a face shield.

Guidelines for Wearing Face Shields 

September 2020 Volunteer Newsletter

Click here for the September Volunteer Newsletter packed with interested events and information.

BASScare Thanks Meals on Wheels Volunteers for Years of Service.

National Meals on Wheels day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in August. This year we celebrated virtually however thanks to modern technology we were still able to thank our Volunteers via Zoom

Click to view PowerPoint 

 

BASScare would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your time and dedication volunteering with us. You truly make a world of difference in the lives of the local community accessing our services. BASScare Volunteers were chosen to be featured in the City of Boroondara Thank you message to all Volunteers in Boroondara. We are so proud that our Volunteers and volunteer program were showcased in this way.

 

 


Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have some spare time on a regular basis? We have a vibrant group of dedicated volunteers and are grateful for their generous assistance but we are always looking for more help.

Our Volunteers are involved in many activities including, delivering Meals on Wheels; providing companionship; accompanying clients on our organised day trips; providing transport; offering friendship; participating in programs that enhance the well being of our clients. We are also very open to you suggesting how you may like to contribute to our programs if you have a specific skill or area of interest to share.

If you are interested in finding out more about any of our volunteering opportunities at BASScare please contact Debbie Hall, Coordinator of Volunteers on 0447 503 741.

Alternatively you may complete this form and we will contact you.