genU Volunteer Program


We'd love to hear from you but first let us tell you:

  • There is no cost to join our volunteer crew
  • You'll benefit from flexible hours attached to positions and location
  • We ask you for a time commitment of 6+ months so you can be trained and provide consistency of support
  • You will have ongoing support throughout your volunteering journey

Sound good? Please click on "Fill in an application" and hit submit!

 

Prefer to discuss our volunteering opportunities first?

P: (03) 5282 0038

E: volunteers@genu.org.au

 

 

Please scroll through our current volunteer positions listed below!

Click on a role to learn more about it!

If you see a volunteer position that works for you: 

  1. Click on "Fill in an application" 
  2. Hit submit

COVID-19 Update: Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, genU's Volunteering Program has moved to a "virtual volunteering" model whereby volunteers can offer much needed social connections to our ageing clients and people living with a disability. 

These highly-valued virtual volunteer roles are available from the safety and comfort of your own home and are available now.

Read more on virtual volunteering below!

 

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2020 Virtual Volunteering

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Location:

  • Online

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About:

Volunteers play an important role in our organisation, and we want you to be involved in order to provide social support to those who need this service the most! To keep pace with the changing environment in relation to COVID-19, our Volunteer Program has been modified so that volunteers can provide a service while maintaining physical distancing.

Virtual Volunteering allows you to provide a vital social support service to our clients, from the comfort of your own home!

Our virtual volunteers are donating their time using services such as regular voice calls, video chats and letter writing! Their delivery of social support is having a really positive impact to our senior clients and residents as well as people living with a disability! 

Now more than ever before, elderly members of our community and people living with a disability, need our support and continued engagement to promote their mental health and stay socially connected.

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Current Vacancies - see below list 

  • Pen-Pal Volunteer
  • Video-Chat Volunteer
  • Voice-Chat Volunteer
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Pen-Pal Volunteer 1
The Letter Project 1
Video-Chat Volunteer 1
Voice-Chat Volunteer 1

Aged Care - Mornington Peninsula

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Locations:

  • Mornington Peninsula VIC

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About:

Keeping active, independent and connected to your community – genU knows these are all important.

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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Current Vacancies - see below list 

 

 

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Staying Connected Volunteer 1

Costa Residential Aged Care - Lara

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Locations:

  • Lara VIC 3212

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About:

Our Residential Aged Care Facility, Costa Aged Care, 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 our leisure and lifestyle staff to deliver personalised care and support on a daily basis.

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Current Vacancies - see below list 

  • Care Farm Animal Assistant 

 

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Care Farm Animal Assistant 1

Student Placements & Internships

About:

At genU we take on students from a range of different disciplines during the year and we are extremely proud that we are able to support the new generation of workers through their vocational placements.

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genU Ability Placement - Shared and Respite Living Unit - Colac / South West 1
genU Ability Placement - Shared and Respite Living Unit - Geelong 1
genU Ability Placement - Shared and Respite Living Unit - North / West Melbourne 1
genU Ability Placement - Shared and Respite Living Unit - Southern / Bayside Melbourne 1

Virtual Volunteering - Ability Geelong Region

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E-GAMER Mentor 1

Virtual Volunteering - Ability Mornington Peninsula

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E-GAMER Mentor 1

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