Mike, Volunteer, Trowbridge House "I give a few hours a week and I get so much more in return. Knowing that you've brightened up someone's day is a great feeling. Its impact may be brief, but sometimes you can't be so sure."

Volunteer with Eldercare

People volunteer for many different reasons, but one thing that unites them is that they find it rewarding, challenging and varied.  Being a volunteer enables you to share your skills and experience in a way that benefits others, as well as offering the opportunity to develop new skills through hands-on experience.

When you volunteer at Eldercare you join a team of dedicated staff and volunteers. Volunteering really does make a difference; there are opportunities for everyone and you never stop learning!

We Need You

We need people who reflect our communities - all ages, backgrounds and cultures!  Everyone has their own skills and life experience. As a volunteer what you have to offer is vital in enhancing the lives and the well-being of residents. 

Why Should I Volunteer?

For many people, the best thing about volunteering for Eldercare is getting to meet a wide range of people and make new friends.  At Eldercare there is a real team spirit. where we aim to provide a supportive environment to make sure that you get the most out of your time with us. 

Volunteering should be mutually beneficial – we’ll do our best to find a role that best suits your interests, your skills and your time.  Some roles are more flexible than others - there are many possibilities ranging from a weekly commitment to more periodic visits for special events.

By volunteering you’ll be:

  • helping others
  • meeting new people
  • building new skills
  • experiencing new challenges
  • building up work experience and
  • gaining more confidence

Making a Difference

Above all, it’s a chance to make a real difference!  As a not-for-profit organisation, Eldercare welcomes the involvement of volunteers from the community.

By volunteering for Eldercare, you’ll be playing an active part in improving the lives of older Australians.