Disability Support and Services

Araluen

Araluen is an innovative service that supports adults who have intellectual disabilities fulfil their life goals. Araluen has several opportunities for Volunteer support in programs that include: Literacy, Creative Arts, Men's Shed, Lunch Preparation, Auslan, Music, Communication, Gym and Gardening.

Kim Hawley
0409 938 450
kimh@araluen.org

Extended Families support workers

Support children with disabilities to access community activities and support their families by giving them a break. More information.

Michael Bayliss
(03) 9355 8848
michael@extendedfamilies.org.au

House With No Steps

Recreational volunteers at House With No Steps provide support to our support workers in their duties delivering recreation services to people with disabilities. It is a safe and enjoyable environment that promotes independance and inclusion.

Kerri Oram
1300 266 320
www.hwns.com.au

LINK Community Transport

Volunteer drivers and assistants required to support people to get out and about. Must be 25 years or older and have a current drivers license.

Teresa Mustica
(03) 9462 8703
tmustica@lct.org.au

MENS DEN Collective

We run mature-aged men's discussion groups within local shires and welcome any inquiry from men who would like to join an existing MENZ DEN Collective group or start a new local group.

Please contact Philip Green
0431 828 942
or
Katie Camilleri, Positive Ageing Officer
Nillumbik Shire Council

North East Citizen Advocacy Volunteer Advocates

Change the world ... for at least for one person. A citizen advocate’s role is responsive and varied - monitoring the well-being and enhancing the life of an individual with intellectual disability who lacks a network of support.

Frank Damiano
(03) 8407 3684
neca@citizenadvocacy.com.au

Office of the Public Advocate - Community Visitors

Community Visitors protect the rights of people with disabilities and/or mental illness living in supported accommodation.

OPA Volunteer Coordinator
1300 309 337
opavolunteers@justice.vic.gov.au

People Outdoors volunteers carers and bus drivers

People Outdoors are looking for volunteer carers and bus drivers. We organise day activities, weekend camps and school holiday camps for children, teenagers and adults with a disability.

Gosia Barcikowska
(03) 9863 6824
volunteers@auscamps.asn.au

Solve Disability Solutions

Volunteers with trade skills/qualifications, engineering or handyman skills required to design, make or modify equipment for people with disability when there is no commercial solution to their problem. Would suit people who like problem solving and are innovative.

Jenny Stephen
(03) 9853 8655
jenny@solve.org.au