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Volunteers; keeping our community together!

Volunteer Vacancies

All of the volunteer vacancies are listed below. If you see something that appeals to you please read through the requirements and http://playford.sa.gov.au/howtobeavolunteer and if it sounds like the role for you then contact the coordinator to make a time.

 Program / Contact Person

 

 Available Positions

 

Grenville Hub - Various positions

 
Program Coordinator
Janet Redmond
Ph: 8256 0264

The Grenville Community Connections Hub is a 'one stop shop' providing a range of services that promote healthy ageing and support community connections.

Reception
volunteers undertake reception and general administration duties, including answering information enquiries, attending to phone and front counter enquiries using good housekeeping techniques. May be required to attend to various cash handling tasks.

Kitchen Assistant volunteers undertake general kitchen duties, including food preparation & serving of meals, and maintaining clean working area to deliver flexible catering options for customers.

Op Shop volunteers assist with the sale of goods including collect money for purchases as appropriate and ensure secure storage of all monies, arrange for the setting-up of the shop and organise goods for sale.

Northern Community Passenger Network /Home Assist Transport

Program Coordinator
Janet Redmond
Ph: 8256 0264
Email: jredmond@playford.sa.gov.au

Drivers - Join a fantastic team of drivers assisting clients who are frail aged or transport disadvantaged by providing a range of transport using council vehicles to attend social outings, appointments etc. Various shifts available including vacancies for 25 seater bus drivers.

Biodiversity Projects

Program Coordinator
Jo Park
Ph: 8256 0425
Email: jpark@playford.sa.gov.au

Click on the link below for more information on Council's Greening and Landcare programs:

Playford Greening Volunteers

Nursery Volunteer - Propagation of local native plants for use in biodiversity focused revegetation projects. Activities include seed sowing, seedling transplanting, weeding, cleaning tubes and other general nursery activities as required. Activities are held on Saturday mornings in accordance with a quarterly calendar

Revegetation Volunteer - Assist the Biodiversity and Revegetation Council Officers with revegetation activities that contribute to the biodiversity of the City of Playford. Activities include planting, weeding, watering and general maintenance work in revegetation sites as needed. Activities are held on Saturday mornings in accordance with a quarterly calendar

Friendly Visiting

Program Coordinator
Leah Norris
Ph: 8256 0267
Email: lnorris@playford.sa.gov.au

Social Support - do you enjoy a chat and maybe a cuppa? Perhaps a skill/interest that you would like to share anything from gardening, history, genealogy through to computers.

Friends After Hours

Program Coordinator
Cyndi Neuzerling
Ph: 8256 0241
Email: cneuzerling@playford.sa.gov.au 

Social Support - assisting with canteen, selling tickets, general social support for disco withthe following:

Volunteers are needed to assist with a range of tasks which may include working in the canteen, selling tickets and general social support

Friends Program

Program Coordinator
Cyndi Neuzerling
Ph:  8256 0241
Email : CNeuzerling@playford.sa.gov.au

Did you know that the disability sector is one of the fastest growing areas of employment?

Get ahead in the job market and gain valuable experience through volunteering with Council’s Friends Program.

The Friends volunteer team work with adults with an intellectual disability to maximise opportunities for skill development and increased independence. Activities include everything from recreation, cooking, fitness, community outings, dancing even dragon boat racing.

Time commitment: Shifts available Wed, Fri 10am – 3pm

Location: John McVeity Recreation Centre

Friends volunteers are:

  • Positive and friendly
  • Energetic
  • Have good communication and listening skills
  • Have a genuine interest in working with people with intellectual disabilities
  • Resonable level of fitness
  • Prepared to have a DCSI police check

Graffiti Removal

Program Coordinator
Phil Barter
Ph: 8256 0228
Email: pbarter@playford.sa.gov.au

Playford ‘TAG’ (Target all Graffiti) team volunteers do an amazing job keeping our city clean and free from Graffiti. To be able to continue this service to the community we need more volunteers to join our fabulous team. If you are available for a couple hours a week, have a current driver’s license and are prepared to undertake training to learn how to remove graffiti safely then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that this position is unable to provide 15 hours of volunteer work to fulfil Centrelink requirements.

Wheels in Motion

Program Coordinator
Roxanne Withers
Ph: 8256 0263
Email: rwithers@playford.sa.gov.au
(Available Tue- Fri)

Wheels in Motion Program offers driver experience under volunteer supervision to young people in the City of Playford who have barriers preventing them from gaining necessary driving hours to sit a provisional license test.

Volunteers receive training, insurance, a safe vehicle and ongoing support. Women and men from all cultural backgrounds are encouraged to get involved. Volunteering as a driver supervisor is meaningful, practical and rewarding. It is an opportunity to play a positive, caring role in the life of a disadvantaged young person. Mentoring not only helps a young person practically, but also provides a positive role model for them in a relaxed atmosphere.

Volunteers are required to undertake training and have a clean driving record. 

Contact the Program Coordinator to make an appointment for an interview.

Elizabeth Rise Community Centre

Program Coordinator
Jan Oliver
Ph: 8256 0448
Email: joliver@playford.sa.gov.au

Families on the Rise

  • An after school program for the whole family. Children and adults have fun with games, craft activities, cooking and generally learning and laughing together.
    Volunteers assist the Coordinator with planning and running activities including set up & pack down.
  • We are ideally looking for people that are passionate about working in the early childhood and primary age sector, interested in child development and building stronger community by working with families.
  • The program is currently held on Thursdays from 3-5pm, with volunteers needing to be available from 2:30pm, during school terms.

 Joey's Story Time and Baby Toddler Playgroup

  • A Support Volunteer is being sought to assist with Joey’s Story Time and Baby Toddler Playgroup on Thursday mornings, between 9 – 11am. Experience in early childhood and play-based activities are desirable.

 Administration

  • Volunteers interested in general administration and supporting the everyday running of a Community Centre are also encouraged to consider joining the team at the Elizabeth Rise Community Centre.

Contact the Program Coordinator to make an appointment for an interview for any of these positions.

 

 

 

 

For additional volunteer vacancies located in the Northern Suburbs please contact:

Northern Volunteering, 39 John Street, Salisbury, South Australia 5108
Phone: 08 8250 1582
Fax: 08 8281 0410
Email: nvsa@internode.on.net

Post: 12 Bishopstone Road, Davoren Park SA 5113 | Visit: Playford Civic Centre, 10 Playford Boulevard, Elizabeth
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