Make a difference
Phone 08 9387 0555
Contact Activ

Current Volunteering Opportunities

The Activ volunteer is no ordinary volunteer. Activ volunteers dedicate their time to assist people living with disabilities live the life they want. If you think you have what it takes to be an Activ volunteer, here are current opportunities that are available for application now.

We welcome transition to retirement Centrelink volunteers. For more details please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au  


Companion volunteers  - Companionship for adults living with disability 


Activ’s Companion Volunteers give their time and friendship to adults living with disability so that they can do the things the rest of us take for granted. 

Our customers want to bake cakes, tend a vegetable garden, catch the bus, walk a dog, learn to knit, visit the library. If you have the time and passion to help with one or more of these everyday tasks, we would love to hear from you.

Being a companion volunteer would suit someone with a couple of hours to spare each week, wanting to make a difference and provide genuine companionship and help to people living with disability. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au 

Here are some of our current Companion Volunteer activities in Perth and Geraldton:

Bassendean – Arts and Crafts 3 hours–  Friday 
If you are retired and have some spare time on your hands, Activ volunteers is looking for a companion volunteer who can offer 3 hours a week on a Friday. Our customer lives in an Activ Shared Accommodation home in Bassendean. Our customer loves art and craft and is looking for a lady in her sixties who can they share this hobby with. For more information contact Activ volunteers on 08 9208 5088/ 08 9208 5033.

East Victoria Park - Cooking Volunteer 4.5 hours - Friday 
This position supports the cooking program run from East Victoria Park People Skills and Community (PS&C) hub every Friday, 8.30 – 1 pm. If you have a genuine desire to make a difference and enrich the lives of people living with disability, coupled with a passion cooking and skills development for people living with disability, this could be the volunteer position for you. For more information contact Activ volunteers on 08 9208 5088/ 08 9208 5033.

East Vic Park - Female Swimming Volunteer 5.5 hours - Tuesday
This position supports the swimming program run from the East Victoria Park People Skills and Community (PS&C) hub every Tuesday between 8.30 and 2 pm. You would be assisting a staff member with one female customer to help her achieve her swimming goals. For more information contact Activ volunteers on 08 9208 5088/ 08 9208 5033.

Geraldton – Pool and exercise classes and coffee – 2 hours twice a week 
 Our customer in Geraldton needs a volunteer who will be happy to swim some easy laps at the local pool or enrol in seniors exercise classes together, twice a week. Outings to the foreshore on a nice day and perhaps a coffee in town before returning home are also activities that can be incorporated into this time together. These activities will brighten up our customer’s day. If you have an outgoing personality and would like to dedicate an activity filled 2 hours twice a week contact Activ volunteers on 08 9208 5088/ 08 9208 5033.

Geraldton –  Exercise and creativity – 2 hours a week
Another customer in Geraldton needs a companion to go for a weekly swim at the local pool and to attend seniors exercise classes. As a volunteer, you will also be helping this customer by taking pictures of their activities and creatively putting it together in a photo diary so that these moments can be shared with their family and friends. This is our customer’s favorite hobby. If you are energetic, enjoy senior activities and can contribute to a creative hobby, contact Activ volunteers on 08 9208 5088/ 08 9208 5033.

Palmyra - Gardening - 2 hours a fortnight

 If you have 2 hours to spare every fortnight and love gardening, this may be the volunteer position for you. We are looking for someone who could maintain a small sized garden (unit) for a young man living with disability in Palmyra. For more information contact Activ volunteers on 08 9208 5088/ 08 9208 5033.

 

Service volunteers

We are looking for people who have one day a week to spare (between 10 am – 2.30 pm) to provide regular assistance to skills and enrichment sessions for our customers.

You may have a passion that you would like to share? Being a Service volunteer would suit someone with one day a week to spare (within school hours). We are particularly keen to hear from people who have Monday or Tuesday available. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au

Here are some of our current Service Volunteer activities in Perth, Bunbury and Albany.

Albany Thrift Shop volunteers

Working in Activ’s Albany Thrift Shop you will be responsible for sorting and displaying merchandise, overseeing purchases and working with our Activ Customers who also volunteer in the Thrift Shop. Afternoon shifts on Thursdays and Fridays (12 pm – 3.30 pm) and Saturday morning are currently available. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au 

Bunbury Learn & Grow 

Activ’s Learn & Grow program operates on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 am – 4 pm from our Bunbury Site.Learn & Grow  conducts a number of skills programs for our adult customers living with disability which would benefit from the active involvement of skilled or unskilled volunteers including:

  • computing, 

  • arts and craft, 

  • cooking, 

  • gardening,

  • beauty therapy,

  • music and  

  • fitness/exercise. 


  • You may have a particular skill that you would like to teach/share with our customers? Our program can accommodate to expand to include your particular passion/hobby – we are excited by what may be possible and the skills and knowledge volunteers can bring to our customers. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au 

    Bunbury Light Industrial Service Volunteer

     

    Activ Business Services supported employees, all adults living with disability,  would benefit from volunteer involvement in  the supervision their tasks which include, but are not limited to:  Tagging, construction of boxes etc. 
     
    Activ’s Business Services light industrial program operates on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday  from 8 am – 4 pm from our Activ Bunbury Site. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au 


    Bunbury Green Door Entertainment Volunteer assistant

    Green Door Entertainment program is a social entertainment program for Adults living with disability in the Bunbury area. It takes place on the last Friday of each month from 5.30 pm at Activ’s Bunbury site, 16 Beddingfield Street, Forrest Industrial Estate, Bunbury.  Activities include, but are not limited to discos, music  and  puppetry. As the Green Door Entertainment Volunteer Assistant  you will assist with the set up, running and pack down of each event. Your hours will be from 4 pm to approximately 10 pm on the last Friday of each month.  There may be the opportunity of additional planning and organisation of these monthly social events in conjunction with the organising committee. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au 

    Property Care North Handyman Service Volunteer

    Our busy Wanerroo Property Care site has a range of ongoing odd jobs that would benefit from the talents of a handyman with knowledge of small machinery and tools. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au 

     

    Recreation volunteers- Taking our customers on holidays or day outings 

    We all know how good holidays are! Our Recreation volunteers support our customers on their holidays – locally , nationally and internationally,  giving these adults living with disability the opportunity of experiencing things they would not be able to do without support.

    We provide Recreation volunteers with training prior to going on overnight stays; volunteers  will always be in a group with other volunteers and staff – so there’s plenty of support and experience at hand.  Being a service volunteer would suit someone  who has time during the year for some of the longer holidays,  or on weekends throughout the year. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au

    Bus drivers for Recreation holidays

    Having a HR or MR licence is a real asset as we frequently need drivers for our 21 seater buses for local and national holidays. Being a Recreation driver would suit someone with a current HR or MR licence who has time during the year or on weekends to provide this critical service supporting our holidays.  

    Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au

     

    City to Surf volunteers -  Albany 23 July, Geraldton 30 Jul, Karratha 6 August, Busselton 13 August, Perth 27 August 

    We have a range of options for volunteers to help out in Albany, Geraldton, Karratha, Busselton and Perth for our City to Surf event.

    Being a City to Surf volunteer will suit someone who is free on the the race days in any of the regions. We also have opportunities for teams to contribute to race day preparation activities in Perth. Please contact the volunteer office on 08 9208 5033/5088 or volunteering@activ.asn.au

    Children’s respite volunteering - Bayswater

    We have opportunities for three hour shifts - mornings and afternoons on weekends and early evening volunteering during the week. This is 1:1 interaction through play. You will need a Working With Children’s Check and National Police Check, and we can arrange these documents for you. For further information contact the volunteer office (08) 9208 5000 or email volunteering@activ.asn.au

     Adult Respite volunteering - Bayswater 

    Come and chat with our customers or help with activities during the week between 9.30am and 3:00pm. 

     If you would like to be involved then click on the 'Register now' button on the right hand side. Or for further information contact the volunteer office (08) 9208 5000 or email volunteering@activ.asn.au

    Expression of Interest Form

    If you would like further information or think that you have something to offer, please fill in our expression of interest form now.

    Register now

     


    contact our volunteer coordinator

    Phone: (08) 9208 5000

    Email: volunteering@activ.asn.au