Volunteering Opportunities in Bendigo

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For further enquiries relating to the volunteering opportunities listed below please contact the Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre’s Volunteer Hub on (03) 5441 1404 or email: info@bgovolunteers.org.au

Remember, you can also register online anytime to find out about many other volunteering roles that suit you by clicking here

Lifeline Volunteers 

By volunteering your time and experience to Lifeline you will help people in crisis – people experiencing depression, isolation, suicidal thoughts, gambling or relationship problems and mental health or gender issues.

We look for people from all walks of life who want to make a commitment to regular volunteer work and are willing to learn new skills, support others and work within the vision and values of Lifeline.

In volunteering for Lifeline not only will you be making a difference to the lives of other Australians who use Lifeline, but you’ll be enriching your own life.

Lifeline has provided essential crisis support services to Australians for over 50 years. Have you ever thought about getting involved and helping us continue this commitment to the community?

Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter Training

To become a volunteer Telephone Crisis Supporter for Lifeline you’ll need to undertake extensive training, make a commitment to shifts and meet further selection criteria. We want to ensure you’ll be confident, skilled and able to provide support to Lifeline’s callers in their time of crisis or stress. If you’re interested we’d like to hear from you. This type of volunteering is very rewarding. Please contact Lifeline Central Victoria & Mallee to find out more.

Community House Committee Treasurer

This specalised role requires a volunteer experienced in accounting and finance, report and submission writing and with good communication skills to participate in all activities at a committee level, assist, prepare and present monthly management reports and be compliant with legal and statutory requirements.

Hours will vary relative to committee meetings and agendas

Contact the Volunteer Hub for more information.

Lifestyle Programs Assistant

Assist with lifestyle programs in the Community day Respite Activities Program on Wednesday’s

  • You must show a genuine interest and capacity to relate to elderly clients and a willingness to assist others.
  • Be a good listener with confidant interpersonal skills.
  • Show a willingness to embrace the organisations values and demonstrate them in services
  • Ability to work and support in a team environment.

Tutor Group

Can you assist a year 11 & 12 students with their homework? You will need to have patience to help & teach.

No training is required and afternoon tea is provided each week.

Working with Children’s Check required

Op Shop Sales Assistant

Key Responsibilities are: good customer relations and service skills, responding to customer queries, retail sale of goods & refilling of stock, cash handling & Recording of sale and keeping the store clean and comfortable

If you are an effective communicator and can relate well with people and want to give back to the community the come join our team!  Training is provided.