Make a positive difference

Ready to make new friends, improve your own wellbeing and the lives of others?

Volunteers contribute to the wellbeing of clients in many ways, through a dozens of volunteering opportunities including:

  • Transporting clients
  • Contributing to events and activities
  • Gardening
  • Entertainment
  • Supporting lifestyle activities
  • Office administration
  • Home visits.

For information about becoming a Uniting AgeWell volunteer, contact (03) 9133 5029 for Victoria, or (03) 6208 3208 for Tasmania.

Email us to get started

What is involved?

Volunteering with Uniting AgeWell is tailored to you. No prior volunteering experience is necessary.

The amount of time you contribute is entirely up to you. It might be once a week, once a month or once a year on a special project.

Uniting AgeWell provides training and on-going management support to all volunteers, and coverage for Personal Accident, Public Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Read Norma's volunteering story

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Recognising our volunteers

Uniting AgeWell volunteer Ruth Hosking, was awarded an Order of Australia (OAM) honour this year for nearly four decades of service to the local community.

The Bendigo 89-year-old gets huge joy from volunteering at Uniting AgeWell Strath-Haven Community in Bendigo where she meets with families and individuals who are considering admission into residential care, listens to their concerns and ensures the answers she gives meet their needs.

And even over the last two years, with Victoria in and out of lockdown during COVID, Ruth has simply carried on her volunteering work at Strath-Haven – chatting to people over zoom and the phone and emailing them important information in fact sheets, which she has developed from a range of resources.

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Every day I volunteer at Kingsville Community is different.

Some days I spend one-on-one time with a resident as a friend, going to the coffee shop or out for a walk in the garden.  I also help the staff from the lifestyle team with activities and outings, or help the hairdresser at the on-site salon with whatever she needs.  Volunteering is the most rewarding work I’ve ever had.  When you do something and you see a resident smile as a result of it, that’s more rewarding than any money.

- Lou Bonnici, Uniting AgeWell Volunteer

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