Volunteering with Activ... together we can
Activ volunteers play an integral role in the organisation supporting people living with disability to pursue a better life.
Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community, make a positive impact, gain work experience, increase your knowledge and skills and have fun!
If you would like further information or think that you have something to offer, please contact the volunteer office (08) 9208 5000, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively you can fill in our expression of interest form.
We have volunteering opportunities in:
Activ Recreation department provides daytime and overnight activity/holiday programs for adults living with disability. Program volunteers support adults living with disabilities on Saturday outings, weekends and longer holidays travelling locally, intrastate, interstate and on international adventures.
As a Recreation volunteer, you will be assisting Activ customers with social support; engaging and conversing; physical support with personal hygiene; assistance with medications, food choices, clothing selections and money handling. Customers are ratioed according to their level of need – from 1:1 to 1:4.
Activ Recreation holidays and outings are always group events with a maximum of 20 people.
Another volunteering opportunity is as a program bus driver, driving buses on holidays and outings locally, intrastate or interstate. You must have an MR or HR manual licence.
We hold various events across the state that require support from dedicated volunteers. These include the Chevron City to Surf for Activ WA Series, the Hillview Charity Golf Day and the Activ Artspace Exhibition. Roles vary from office support, to volunteering at a water station, to assisting at an art exhibition! Get in touch to see what's coming up!
Activ Foundation provides a range of services to people living with disability including Accommodation, Business Services, Respite, Home and Community Care (HACC) and People Skills and Community (PS&C).
Activ’s volunteers can work directly with our customers to help them achieve their goals and dreams.
There are many ways you can help support our customers in our service delivery including:
reading to customers
regular social outings
transport to and from events/work.
Perhaps you have a professional skill you can share? Music, art, craft, beauty therapy, computers?
You may have a passion/hobby you would like to share with our customers. Motorbikes, crochet, scrap-booking, heavy metal?
We have over 2,000 customers with unique skills, interests and goals. We look forward to being able to find the right customer to match your volunteering aspirations.
Through corporate volunteering, we offer you and your colleagues the chance to enrich the lives of our customers and have fun doing it. We have opportunities ranging from the Activ City to Surf event, to specially tailored sporting carnivals to suit your time/group and availability.
You may have people on your team that are keen to share some specific skills with our customers.