Welcome to Hunters Hill Ryde Community Services.

CURRENT VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES


Photo of a young lady  with a man on a wheelchair


Volunteer Visitor


 

The Community Visitor Scheme Program is looking for a friendly visitor willing to visit and occasionally take a lady from her Aged Care Home at Ryde to a coffee shop at Gladesville. This lady has lived in Gladesville for many years and has recently moved into an Aged Care Home in Ryde. She misses the visits to her local coffee shop and the welcoming familiar faces there! 

Service: Community Visitor Scheme Program
Principle duties and responsibilities:
  • Maintain the social interactions of the client in the community
Requirements:
  • One or two hour(s) per week or per fortnight
Work Location:
  • Ryde, Gladesville
Benefits of this volunteer role:
  • Connect with the communiy
  • Develop friendship
  • Share an interest or activity
Contact:         Margaret Brown
        Community Visitor Scheme Coordinator
        Email: cvs@hhrcs.org.au
        Tel: 9817 0101

 


Shopping Assistant


The Volunteer Visiting Program is looking for volunteers to assist our clients with shopping assistance. If you have comprehensive car insurance and would like to get involved in supporting our community, contact us today!
We will subsidise your petrol cost from clients home to the shops and back to the clients home
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Service: Volunteer Visiting Program
Principle duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist client with a grocery shopping service
  • Help client  remain happy and healthy in his/her own home
Requirements:
  • Twice a month
  • Comprehensive Car Insurance
  • Driving Licence+own vehicle
Work Location:  
Benefits of this volunteer role:               
  • Satisfaction of helping others
  • Support your community 
  • Enable client to be independent
  • Enhance your interpersonal skills
Contact:         Bernardine Wijesekera
        Volunteer Coordinator
        Email: volunteervisit@hhrcs.org.au
        Tel: 9817 0101

 


Italian Speaking Volunteer Visitor


The Volunteer Visiting Scheme Program is looking for a friendly visitor willing to be in regular contact with one of our client , a lovely Italian lady who really  would like to speak with someone in her language as she doesn't speak English very well.

Service:         Community Visitor Scheme Program

Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • Support client through building social connections
Requirements:
  • One hour per week or per fortnight
  • Language: Italian
Work Location:
  • New Horizons Aged Care in Badajoz Rd North Ryde
Benefits of this volunteer role:
  • Connect with the communiy
  • Develop friendship
  • Share an interest or activity
Contact:         Bernardine Wijesekera
        Volunteer Coordinator
        Email: volunteervisit@hhrcs.org.au
        Tel: 9817 0101

 


Volunteer Visitor


 

The Volunteer Visiting Program is looking for a friendly visitor willing to be in regular contact with an isolated, house bound, elderly person or one with a disability.

Service:

       Volunteer Visiting Program

Principle duties and responsibilities:                                                                

  • Support our clients through building social connections
  • Meet at a regular time each week or fortnight for a chat , a cup of tea, a short walk or another mutually agreed activity
Requirements:
  • One  hour/week or fortnightly
  • Local Person
Work Location:
  • Hunters Hill and surrounding areas
Benefits of this volunteer role:
  • Connect with the communiy
  • Enable the client's independence
  • Develop friendship
  • Share an interest or activity
     
Contact:         Bernardine Wijesekera
        Volunteer Coordinator
        Email: volunteervisit@hhrcs.org.au
        Tel: 9817 0101

 


Mentor /Meals On Wheels (MOW) buddy 


Client would like to continue her work with Meals On Wheels and develop her social skills.

Service: 

        Social Support Gladesville

Principle duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist client with her MOWs duties
  • Support client with literacy, numeracy and socialising
  • Pick up & drop off client
Requirements:
  • Local person
  • Gender: Female
  • Once a fortnight /or once a month
  • Driving licence+own vehicule
Work Location:
  • Hunters Hill and Boronia Park
Benefits of this volunteer role:
  • Enable client to be independent
  • Building social connexions
  • Help the MOW service
Contact:         Bernardine Wijesekera
        Volunteer Coordinator
        Email: volunteervisit@hhrcs.org.au
        Tel: 9817 0101

 


Community Gardening Gardeners


Put your gardening skills to good use and help support community gardens in our local area. Raised and ground level gardening opportunities available.

Service:        Social Support Gladesville

Principle duties and

responsibilities:                                                                              

  • Light weeding/ pruning
  • Planting
  • Watering
  • Composting
  • Fertilising
Requirements:
  • One  hour/week or two hours per fortnight
  • Local person
Work Location:
  • Hunters Hill and Boronia Park
Benefits of this volunteer role:
  • Maintain and develop sustainable green areas in our local community
  • Enhance or develop  your gardening skills
  • Connect with the community
  • Outdoor activity in a relaxed environment
Contact:         Bernardine Wijesekera
        Volunteer Coordinator
        Email: volunteervisit@hhrcs.org.au
        Tel: 9817 0101

 

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