Volunteer

Volunteering with Western Sydney MRC

There are so many benefits of volunteering, to you, your family, and your community. Volunteering can help you make friends through new networks, reach out and connect with your and other communities, learn new skills, and even change your career path.

About

Most of us want to help those less fortunate than ourselves, and one way to achieve this is through volunteering. At Western Sydney MRC we have many programs and services that require a wide variety of skills… perhaps one that is just right for you. Volunteer today and make a difference.

English Conversational English

Connect English is a conversational English program that connects volunteers with refugees seeking to develop spoken English skills and build friendships across cultures. Connect builds functional English to assist social inclusion and offers friendship and cross-cultural exchange between volunteers and participants.

Fundraising Opportunities

More so than ever we are in much needs of funds to support our continuation of services and programs. Find out how you can help with fundraising. We have a number of different initiatives both at a corporate and community level that you could get involved with.

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is funded nationally by the Department of Health and Ageing. The aim of this program is to enrich the quality of life of residents of Aged Care Homes who have been identified as being lonely or socially isolated and might benefit from having a regular friendly visitor.

Our Volunteers

We have many amazing volunteers, involved in Mentor programs, CVS, homework support and youth events. Hear from them as they talk about their reasons for volunteering and how it has changed their lives.

Our currant vacancies

Conversational English Volunteer
Do you want to support newly arrived refugees to improve their English language skills? Able to give a few hours a month to provide one-on-one conversational English practice? Western Sydney MRC is looking for volunteers for the Connect English program. Volunteers will provide informal English language tuition in a relaxed environment with flexible hours and location.
CVS
Can you commitment to visiting a resident friend at least once a fortnight? Your time will be spent doing something you both enjoy – you might want to read, listen to music, chat and reminisce, or watch a favourite TV program together. Activities you undertake will depend on the health and interests of the resident.

Register now to be a volunteer

Simply fill in the form below. If you have any questions please give us a call on 8778 1200.

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