genU Karingal St Laurence


Volunteers make us a better genU!

We LOVE volunteers here at genU and we are extremely fortunate to be supported by over 300 volunteers across our programs!

Do you love meeting new people, and want to be apart of something truly rewarding?

Are you are looking for the perfect way to gain industry experience, and get that dream career?

If the answer to any of these questions is YES, then please apply!

 

Hear from our volunteers across our disability and aged care services!

 

 

If you are interested, please apply! Our friendly volunteers program staff will chat with you and seek out a role that best suits your lifestyle and motivations to volunteer.

How to apply: Click on the FILL IN APPLICATION tab and we will contact you!

Need help to apply?

Volunteers Program: (03) 5282 0038

Email: volunteers@genu.org.au

 

 

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Allied Health Day Therapy Programs

Location:

  • Lara VIC 3212

About:

The genU Eric Hart Day Therapy Centre offers a range of therapy services to people in the Geelong region. The individualised programs aim to improve capacity and/or prevent deterioration of function to help people remain independent, in addition to physical, psychological and social wellbeing.

The Centre provides the following therapists/therapies:

  • Occupational therapy
  • Dietician
  • Allied health assistant
  • Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
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Nutrition Program Assistant 1

Bayside Mornington Peninsula Volunteering

Locations:

  • Rosebud VIC 3939
  • Frankston VIC 3199

About:

Do you live within the Mornington Shire or close by? And would you love to get involved in rewarding volunteer roles that truly make a difference to our clients?

Activities range from indoor to outdoor, music therapy, art and craft, adventure, community inclusion trips, and gardening groups.

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Participate Activities Assistant - Rosebud Campus 1
Participate Activities Assistant - Frankston Campus 1

Bite-sized Event Volunteering

Location:

  • Geelong & Surrounds VIC 3220

About:

Event volunteering is a fantastic way to get involved especially if your availability is limited! Volunteering with us for events is fun, rewarding, and memorable! genU hosts a number of events each year within the Geelong Community. See our listings to look through where we need volunteers for events.

We support you to apply, complete an easy online police check, and also chat with the relevant event organiser prior to the event so you have a good understanding of what help is needed and what your role would include.

Please sign up for an event if you can commit to the time of year specified!

Thank U

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Pako Festa Volunteer - Geelong West 1
St Laurence Christmas Market - Lara 1
Work Place Big Day Out 1

Business Enterprises - Geelong Region

Location:

  • North Geelong, VIC 3215
  • South Geelong, VIC 3220

About:

genU Business Enterprises is an Australian Disability Enterprise and Social Enterprises that is an initiative of genU, based in Geelong and Colac.

We provide employment for people with a disability in a supportive work environment, all while operating to the highest commercial standards. We are also a social enterprise, which means we are good for you and good for the wider community.

We have a number of business enterprises across Victoria including:

  • Seasons CafĂ© and Catering Services
  • Outsourced Business Tasks
  • Landcare
  • Sensitive document shredding service for businesses
  • Lawn and gardening services
  • Plant Nurseries

Volunteers offer on the job support where it is needed to help our business keep up with client demands, and help our employees with their job performance.

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Business Solutions Task Assistant - North Geelong 1
Document Destruction Assistant - North Geelong 1
Packaging Assistant - North Geelong 1

Colac and District Volunteering

Location:

  • Colac VIC 3250

About:

Volunteering within our disability support services is not only highly rewarding but full of fun, helping people to create their own program and achieve their hopes and aspirations!

It may be group activities led by staff, or it could be 1:1 support and mentoring.

No experience necessary, training will be provided as part of your induction. We do seek out a minimum of 6 months commitment.

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Participate Activities Assistant - Colac Campus 1
Participate Administration Assistant - Colac Campus 1

Community Aged Care - Social Support

Locations:

  • Lara VIC 3212
  • Newtown VIC 3220
  • Ocean Grove VIC 3226
  • Geelong VIC 3220
  • Marshall VIC 3216
  • East Geelong VIC 3219

About:

For older people living in the Geelong community we offer community access and respite care!

Volunteering within our community aged care program allows you to have a positive impact on our clients whilst you get to know an older person in the community.

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Centre-Based Day Respite Program Activities Assistant - Newtown 1
Centre-Based Day Respite Program Activities Assistant - Ocean Grove 1
DoCare Social Support Home Visiting Volunteer - Geelong & Surrounds 1
DoCare Social Support Planned Activity Group Assistant - Marshall 1
genU Carers Choir - East Geelong 1

Costa Aged Care Facility

Location:

  • Lara VIC 3212

About:

Our Residential Aged Care Residence, Costa House, delivers a range of services to meet residents’ health and lifestyle needs while providing opportunities for choice and independence.

We are proud to host over 100 volunteers across varied roles that assist staff to deliver personalised care and support on a daily basis.

Current Vacancies:

  • Animal Care Farm
  • Kiosk Assistant
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Care Farm Animal Assistant 1
Companionship Assistant 1
Leisure Activities Assistant 1
Literature Program Assistant 1
Tea Trolley Assistant 1
Visiting Program Assistant 1
Walking Group Assistant 1

Disability & Social Engagement Services

Locations:

  • Belmont VIC 3216
  • Bellarine VIC 3223
  • Corio VIC 3214 
  • East Geelong VIC 3219
  • Geelong VIC 3220
  • Geelong West VIC 3218
  • South Geelong VIC 3220

About:

Volunteering within our disability support services is not only highly rewarding but full of fun, helping people to create their own program and achieve their hopes and aspirations!

It may be group activities led by staff, or it could be 1:1 support and mentoring.

Current Vacancies

  • genU Training Certified Foundation Courses - Geelong Campus 
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ABI ClubHouse Community Kitchen Facilitator - East Geelong 1
Adventure Program Assistant - South Geelong 1
Bellarine & Surf Coast Connections Assistant - Bellarine 1
GAMER Mentor - Geelong 1
James Street Gallery Assistant - Geelong 1
MyCommunity Mens Program Assistant - South Geelong 1
MyCommunity Womens Program Assistant - Geelong West 1
MyPATH Activities Assistant - Corio Campus 1
MyPATH Gardening Assistant - Corio Campus 1
Participate Activities Assistant - Central Geelong Campus 1
Participate Activities Assistant - East Geelong Campus 1
School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) Assistant - Norlane 1

Northern Metro Melbourne Volunteering Opportunities

Location:

  • Epping VIC 3076 
  • Northcote VIC 3070
  • Thornbury VIC 3071
  • Reservoir VIC 3073

About:

Volunteering within our disability support services is not only highly rewarding but full of fun, helping people to create their own program and achieve their hopes and aspirations!

It may be group activities led by staff, or it could be 1:1 support and mentoring.

No experience necessary, training will be provided as part of your induction. We do seek out a minimum of 6 months commitment.

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Participate Activities Assistant - Northcote Campus 1
Participate Activities Assistant - Thornbury Campus 1

Volunteer Bus Driver Positions

At genU we have a range of service areas that provide opportunities for volunteers to get involved - including driving positions.

If you are over 25 years of age, have a clear driving record, and a full driver licence, then we would love to talk with you about our driving positions.

Click "sign-up" against one of our listed positions!

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DoCare Planned Activity Group - Bus Driver 1
MyCommunity - Bus Driver 1

Warrnambool District Volunteering Opportunities

Location:

  • Warrnambool VIC 3280

About:

Volunteering within our disability support services is not only highly rewarding but full of fun, helping people to create their own program and achieve their hopes and aspirations!

It may be group activities led by staff, or it could be 1:1 support and mentoring.

No experience necessary, training will be provided as part of your induction. We do seek out a minimum of 6 months commitment.

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Adventure & Recreation Assistant - Warrnambool 1

Wyndham and District Volunteering Opportunities

Location:

  • Werribee VIC 3030

About:

Volunteering within our disability support services is not only highly rewarding but full of fun, helping people to create their own program and achieve their hopes and aspirations!

It may be group activities led by staff, or it could be 1:1 support and mentoring.

No experience necessary, training will be provided as part of your induction. We do seek out a minimum of 6 months commitment.

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Participate Activities Assistant - Werribee Campus 1

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