Hunter Volunteer Centre

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Important Announcement

Youth Worker to join the OzHarvest Newcastle Nourish Team in 2022.

Location: Sydney, Adelaide & Newcastle

Closing date: 6 December 2021

OzHarvest’s Nourish Program is designed to engage at-risk youth who face lifelong disengagement from education, training and employment. Offering more than hospitality skills, it creates hope, opportunity and supported pathways for vulnerable youth.

The Nourish Team is currently seeking dedicated individuals to join them as onsite Youth Workers. This position will be a part-time closed period until December 2022.

Find the Right

Volunteer Role for You

Volunteer Roles

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We can have up to 250 volunteer roles available at any tim. Search our list of volunteer roles currently available and find a role that is right for you.

Volunteer Registration

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Thinking of volunteering? Complete our volunteer registration form and one of our friendly people will get back in touch with you to discuss your interests further.

Our Services

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Bridge to Volunteering

We offer a free information session called Bridge to Volunteering on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. The information session explains what it means to volunteer, types of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities.

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Community Visitors Scheme

The Community Visitors Scheme supports volunteer visits in providing friendship and companionship to people experiencing loneliness. Visits are available to people receiving government subsidised age care or Home Care Packages.

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Hunter Volunteer Centre Welcome Team

The Hunter Volunteer Centre Welcome and Charlestown Square have teamed up to create the HVC Welcome Team. The program trains volunteers interested in retail and customer service employment with the skill set valued by employers.

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Timebanking is a free community program that allows the voluntary exchange of services between members. Exchange of services based on an hour for an hour and allows members to connect with others in the community through sharing skills.

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Volunteer Pathway to Employment

Many people often consider volunteering as a way to demonstrate their skill sets and experience while looking for employment. Our Volunteer Pathway to Employment sessions discuss the connections between volunteering and employment.

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Work and Development Order

Work and Development Orders (WDO) offer a way for people experiencing hardship to clear fines they may have incurred. Eligible people reduce their unpaid fines by participating in voluntary work, approved courses and programs.

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