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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 Ability 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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Ability Colac

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Locations:

  • Colac VIC 3250

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We believe that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

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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Current Vacancies

  • Participate Activities Assistant

 

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Administration Assistant 1
Participate Colac Activities Assistant 1

Ability Geelong

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Locations:

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

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About:

We believe that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

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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Current Vacancies

  • genU Training Certified Foundation Courses - Geelong Campus 

 

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ABI Club Kitchen Facilitator 1
Adventure Program Assistant 1
Bellarine Connections Assistant 1
Carers Choir Volunteer 1
GAMER Mentor 1
James Street Gallery Assistant 1
MyCommunity Mens Program Assistant 1
MyCommunity Womens Program Assistant 1
MyPATH Assistant - Corio Campus 1
MyPATH Sensory Gardening Assistant - Corio Campus 1
Participate Central Activities Assistant 1
Participate East Activities Assistant 1
SLES Assistant 1

Ability Mornington Peninsula

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Locations:

  • Rosebud VIC 3939
  • Frankston VIC 3199

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About:

We believe that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

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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Current Vacancies

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Activity Shifts Start End
Adventure Program Assistant 1
GAMER Mentor - Frankston Campus 1
Participate Activities Assistant - Frankston Campus 1
Participate Activities Assistant - Rosebud Campus 1

Ability Northern

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Locations:

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

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About:

We believe that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

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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Current Vacancies

  • genU Training Certified Foundation Courses - Reservoir Campus 

 

Activity Shifts Start End
Participate Activities Assistant - Northcote Campus 1
Participate Activities Assistant - Thornbury Campus 1

Ability SouthWest

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Locations:

  • Warrnambool VIC 3280

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About:

We believe that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

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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Current Vacancies

  • Participate Activities Assistant

 

Activity Shifts Start End
Adventure Program Assistant 1

Ability Wyndham

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Locations:

  • Werribee VIC 3030

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About:

We believe that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

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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Current Vacancies

  •  Participate Activities Assistant
Activity Shifts Start End
Adventure Program Assistant 1
Participate Activities Assistant 1

Aged Care Geelong

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Locations:

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

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

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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Current Vacancies

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Companionship DoCare 1
PAG Outings DoCare 1
The House Respite Assistant 1
The Lodge Assistant 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

  •  Staying Connected Volunteer
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Staying Connected Volunteer 1

Allied Health

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Locations:

  • Lara VIC 3212

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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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Current Vacancies

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Nutrition Program Assistant 1

Bite-sized Volunteering

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Locations:

  • Geelong & Surrounds VIC 3220

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Single Day Bite-Sized Volunteering is a fantastic way to get involved especially if your availability is limited!

Single Day Volunteering with us is fun, rewarding, and memorable.  genU offers a number of bite sized volunteering options each year!

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Current Vacancies

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Pako Festa Volunteer - Geelong West 1
The Park Christmas Market - Lara 1
Work Place Big Day Out 1

Bus Driving

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Locations:

  • Geelong & Surrounds VIC 3220

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About:

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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Current Vacancies

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DoCare Driver 1
MyCommunity - Bus Driver 1

Business Enterprises - Geelong

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Locations:

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

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About:

genU Business Enterprises is an Australian Disability Enterprise and Social Enterprises that is an initiative of genU.

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 Café 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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Current Vacancies

  •  Packaging Assistant
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Business Solutions Assistant 1
Document Destruction Assistant 1
Packaging Assistant 1

Costa Residential Aged Care

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Locations:

  • Lara VIC 3212

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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.

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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

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