Presbyterian Support Otago works for a fair, just and caring community. Motivated by their Christian heritage, and in partnership with others, PSO works across the generations for positive change, strong families and healthy communities. In fulfilling their mission, they endeavour to act with Faith, Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Independence. Services include: * Enliven, services for older people * Family Works, social services supporting individuals, families, young people and children in need * Foodbank, emergency food parcels for people in need * Shop On op shops, clothing and collectibles shops offering great value and hidden treasures * Youthgrow, retail garden nursery and youth development programme * Ross Cafe, serving delicious sandwiches, light meals and great coffee
Tuesday afternoons 1.30 – 3.30pm You will be assisting Activities Staff assisting residents in wheelchairs to move around, chatting, engaging and having a laugh. The only requirement is that you must be fit enough to push someone in a wheelchair.
Are you passionate about shopping? Do you enjoy helping people find 'just what they're looking for'? Then this might be the role for you! Are you available on Saturdays between 10am and 4pm?
Assisting staff with our elderly daycare program, helping with activities and kitchen duties.
Social engagement and meaningful activity are essential to a healthy, happy life; no matter what your age is. Holmdene in Balclutha is looking for engaging, helpful volunteers that will add value to the lives of Holmdene residents.
Do you have a car, driver licence, and a little time to spare? Help older people get to their local social club to enjoy activities including discussions, presentations from guest speakers, singing and music, craft, outings, cooking and meals.
Like getting your hands dirty? Feel like offering some practical help? Help St Andrew's keep their van clean and tidy.
Come and help at this social group for older people in Dunedin and enable members to engage with others and enjoy a range of activities.
Do you have a car, driver licence, and a little time to spare? We’re looking for a van driver to help our older folk to engage in social outings.
Do you like to walk and talk? Would you like to help for an hour or so as a walking companion volunteer? We have a resident who would like companion while he gets some exercise and fresh air.
Come and spend time with our older folk and brighten their day (and yours!) with entertainments and social activities and be a part of their community! To be eligible for this role, you need to be available for of 6 months volunteering service or longer.
Are you passionate about shopping? Do you enjoy helping people find 'just what they're looking for'? Then this might be the role for you! Dunedin only, Monday - Saturday. Especially Saturdays 10am-1pm and 1pm -4pm or full day.
Do you want to make a positive difference to a young person? Friendly and reliable volunteers who can relate to children are required as big buddies to enhance the life of a young person in this fun and rewarding role.