View the Volunteer Vacancies Noticeboard for current volunteer opportunities available at the City of Unley.
VOLUNTEER VACANCIES NOTICEBOARD
Please contact the Volunteer Management Officer on 8372 5116 or email@example.com for more information or to register your interest in any of the positions listed below. Insurance, support and out of pocket expenses are available to all registered volunteers.
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Suitably qualified JP's are invited to express an interest in joining our JP roster consisting of three hour shifts. The service operates on Monday and Wednesday 9.00 - 3.00pm, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 - 12.00 noon.
UNLEY CHRISTMAS CHOIR
Tenors are currently being sought to join this amazing choir. Every year in November the Christmas Singers get together to practice on Mondays from 1.00 - 2.30pm. During December they perform in numerous nursing homes in the Unley area to share the Christmas spirit through song.
FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH
The Goodwood Library is home to our Family History Records and is open to the public on Tuesday and Thursday at 10.00am - 6.00pm. We are currently looking for someone who is experienced in this specialised style of research to join the volunteer team. It is also important to have good customer service skills and to be computer literate. The time commitment is approximately four hours per week.
The Unley Museum at 80 Edmund Avenue, Unley is recruiting volunteers to undertake a variety of roles on Tuesday morning or afternoon and Wednesday morning. Roles may include interacting with visitors, researching historical enquiries and undertaking specific historical projects based on individual skills and interests. Registrations of interest are welcome. More information about the Museum can be found at www.unley.sa.gov.au/museum
The Social Transport program is keen to welcome two more volunteers to the team after the resignation of a valued long term volunteer. The service operates between Monday and Friday. Volunteers can nominate a morning or afternoon per week and negotiate to have access to a Council vehicle or use their own with generous reimbursement. For more information, please see the editorial and a photo at the bottom of this noticeboard.
TOGETHER OFFERING YOUR SKILLS (T.O.Y.S.)
T.O.Y.S. volunteers meet at Clarence Park Community Centre Shed where they work on a variety of practical projects including the repair of wooden toys, restoration of dolls furniture, building bird houses and other creative community projects. The Shed is open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 9.00am - 12noon.
GRAFFITI REMOVAL 'TAG TEAM'
The Graffiti 'Tag Team' are aiming to do themselves out of a job. Individually, they remove graffiti in their own neighbourhood at a time that suits them, using environmentally friendly products. Two more volunteers living in the Fullarton, Highgate and Myrtle Bank area are currently being sought. Before committing you are invited to meet the coordinator for a demonstration of the easy to use products.
COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME
The Community Visitors Scheme matches volunteers with a resident living in a local nursing home who have little contact with family and friends. This role suits people who have an interest in older people, enjoy conversation and want to bring some joy into another persons life. The expectation is that the volunteer will visit once a fortnight however more frequent visiting is allowed. This program offers a lot of flexibility as volunters can visit on any day of the week and at a time that suits them and the resident.
Special request: Seeking a volunteer to read to a 66 year old man with Multiple Sclerosis.
The Unley Community Centre provides a low cost 3 course meal to elderly residents on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. There are often opportunities for volunteers to assist with food preparation, waiting or washing dishes between 9.30 - 1.00pm in the circuit Meal Service.
EASTERN REGION SRF PROGRAM
This program links residents of local Supported Residential Facilities (SRF) with leisure and social activities in their community. Staff and volunteers support residents in getting involved in sewing groups, cooking sessions, art activities, walking groups, social outings and computer courses. There is scope for more volunteers to join the program on week-days and also Saturday.
A volunteer program providing social support through one-on-one transport assistance for eligible residents who are frail aged to attend medical related appointments and social activities within the City ofUnley.
The Social Transport Program assists eligible residents to attend primarily medical related appointments and some social activities within Council, as a means of maintaining their independence to remain living in their own homes for as long as possible.
A group of approximately 20 volunteer drivers, who use their own vehicles and a courtesy car supplied by the Bendigo Bank to transport residents, support this door-to-door service, Monday to Friday 9 - 4pm.
The program welcomes new volunteer drivers. Volunteer mileage expenses are reimbursed by Council.
If you are, or know of someone who would be interested in becoming a member of the program, as a client or volunteer, please contact the Coordinator, Social Transport Program, telephone 8372 5405.