Volunteer vacancies with other organisations within the City

Council recognises it has an important role to support other community organisations operating within the City with volunteer recruitment.  View current opportunities and apply below.

Social Connectors for older people - COTA (Council on the Ageing) SA

Where:  Adelaide Metro
When:  4 hours a week, more if you are available, flexible times
Commitment: Regular less than 6 months, with possibility of extension. 
Category:  Seniors & Aged Care, Community Services, Mental Health, Recreation

Make a difference in older people’s lives by helping them find meaningful social activities. Work one-to-one to provide information on what is available along with peer support and motivation to help them get started. 

Loneliness affects 20% of South Australians’ aged 75 or over. They can feel marginalised and out-of-touch with everything being online and people saying they are too busy for them. 

This is a rewarding role for people who:

  • Are great listeners and communicators. Someone people are comfortable talking with
  • Are organised and efficient. Able to set goals and work towards them|
  • Can use the internet, phone and visiting to gather information on available activities
  • Have their own transport to meet clients in the community.

Requirements:  National Police Check, 2 referees, interview, training. Reimbursement given for travel and phone calls. 

Road Watch - Adopt A Road - KESAB community volunteers

Road Watch – Adopt A Road is a KESAB program providing an avenue for individuals, organisations, school and community groups and businesses to help maintain litter free sections of roadside within South Australia.

In addition to the aesthetic benefits of cleaner roadsides, the volunteer program helps to prevent potential pollutants from entering local waterways.  It helps to improve the quality of remnant vegetation and aids in habitat protection, prevents soil degradation or erosion, and enhances local communities through landscaping, while promoting civic responsibility, community pride.  Forward your expression of interest using the form below.

Homework Club - Australian Refugee Association

Where: Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre
When:  Monday and Thursday, 4 to 6 pm - during school terms

Support a high school student from a refugee background. Volunteers in the program provide tutoring and mentoring support to high school students from a refugee background. The support provided may include practice of English, support with the student’s general studies as well as assistance with the adjustment to mainstream schooling and settlement in Australian society. Volunteers may work with different students each week.Where: Twelve25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre. Recruiting volunteers now to commence once public health and safety can be assured.  Forward your expression of interest using the form below.

Social Support Program - Australian Refugee Association

Where:  Northern Suburbs
Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per fortnight

Support a refugee family to feel welcome in their local community. Volunteers in the program visit clients predominantly in their home to provide practical assistance, guidance, information and friendship. Support can be in many different forms, including: social connections, practicing conversational English, explaining letters and filling out forms; assisting with orientation to a new area; and providing information. Recruiting volunteers now to commence once public health and safety can be assured.  Forward your expression of interest using the form below.

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