About Participating Agencies
Doncare Community Services
Contact Phone: 9856 1500
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Agency or Program type Aged Services, Community Services (Welfare & Opportunity Shops), Emergency Management, Family Services, Information & Legal Services
Volunteering activities type Visiting/social support/driving, Working with the aged, Food Service, Community/Sporting events, Counselling/mediation/advocacy, Admin/clerical, IT/Library services, Material relief, Providing info/guiding visitors, Emergency/safety/rescue
About the agency Doncare is a community services organisation that provides services to families, the aged, youth and disadvantaged in the City of Manningham and surrounds. The services include Practical Assistance, Counselling, Social Support groups for seniors, In-home Family Support, the Hands On Parenting Support volunteer home visiting program and a Womens Domestic Violence support program.
Doncare operates six opportunity shops, which are located in Templestowe Village, North Blackburn Shopping Centre, Tunstall Square ( Doncaster East), Macedon Plaza (Lower Templestowe), Brentford Square (Forest Hill) and Bulleen (Bulleen Plaza).
The services provided by Doncare are primarily delivered by over 520 volunteers, managed and supported by a small number of paid staff.
Volunteering opportunities at Doncare include:
Community Support Workers who provide practical assistance to clients who are experiencing hardship. They also provide information and interview prospective volunteers under the Volunteering in Manningham Program.
Social Support Connectors and Drivers who drive and support seniors to attend social outings
Opportunity Shop staff who support the fundraising efforts of the five opportunity shops
Administration Support staff
Volunteer Counsellors (Need to be stuying at post-graduate level. There is a waiting list.)
VV0904 Doncare DAWN (Doncare Angels for Women Network) Project
VV0911 Social Support Drivers Doncare/Manningham Community Health Service
VV0912 Social Support Volunteers Doncare/Manningham Community Health
VV10019 Retail sales at Doncare opportunity shops
VV10028 Volunteer Counsellors
VV11021 Hands on Parenting Support (HOPS) Volunteers
Go to VV0904 vacancy Doncare DAWN (Doncare Angels for Women Network) Project
Go to VV0911 vacancy Social Support Drivers Doncare/Manningham Community Health Service
Go to VV0912 vacancy Social Support Volunteers Doncare/Manningham Community Health
Go to VV10019 vacancy Retail sales at Doncare opportunity shops
Go to VV10028 vacancy Volunteer Counsellors
Go to VV11021 Hands on Parenting Support (HOPS) Volunteers