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Doncare Community Services


Posted: 05-03-2007
Contact Phone: 9856 1500
Contact Email: doncare@doncare.org.au
Website: http://www.doncare.org.au

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 Women’s Domestic Violence Advocacy and 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.

Volunteers
Volunteering opportunities at Doncare include:

• Community Support Workers who provide practical assistance to clients who are experiencing hardship.
• Social Support Drivers who drive and support seniors to attend social outings
• Opportunity Shop staff who support the fundraising efforts of the six opportunity shops
• Administration Support staff
• Volunteer Counsellors (Need to be stuying at post-graduate level. There is a waiting list.)
• Volunteering in Manningham (ViM) Volunteers who interview prospective volunteers and provide administrative support
• HOPS (Hands on Parenting Support) volunteers
• Angels DAWN (Doncare Angels Women Network)
• iMatter volunteers, working on a Domestic Violence and Advocacy Support (DVAS) program for teenage girls and young women
• Chinese Family Playgroup
• Skilled volunteers providing support in governance area



>Vacancies
Doncare DAWN (Doncare Angels for Women Network) Project
Social Support Drivers Doncare/Manningham Community Health Service
Social Support Volunteers Doncare/Manningham Community Health
Retail sales at Doncare opportunity shops
Volunteer Counsellors
Hands on Parenting Support (HOPS) Volunteers

More information
Go to vacancy Doncare DAWN (Doncare Angels for Women Network) Project
Go to vacancy Social Support Drivers Doncare/Manningham Community Health Service
Go to vacancy Social Support Volunteers Doncare/Manningham Community Health
Go to vacancy Retail sales at Doncare opportunity shops
Go to vacancy Volunteer Counsellors
Go to Hands on Parenting Support (HOPS) Volunteers

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