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ACH Group

163 Montacute Road
Newton   SA   5074

ACH Group is a not-for-profit community organisation promoting opportunities and services to support good lives for older people.

Whatever time you’re able to offer, there is a role for you as an ACH Group Volunteer.

Perhaps you might be a:

  • companion
  • driver
  • gardener
  • tutor for an older person
  • administration or maintenance assistant
  • entertainer
  • shopping companion
  • exercise buddy

Volunteering options are available seven days a week, and days and times are flexible. We offer ongoing training for all volunteers, as well as resources and other publications to support you in your volunteering role

If you are interested in becoming an ACH Group Volunteer, please phone 1300 22 44 77 

Athestone Football Club

150 George Street
Paradise   SA   5075

The Athelstone Football Club needs volunteers to assist on training nights and on game day (Saturdays) at Max Amber Sports Ground, George Street, Paradise.

Training nights (Tuesday & Thursday) involve pumping up footballs, filling water containers and assisting keeping the rooms in a clean and tidy manner.  Saturdays entail being an interchange steward, time keeper, score board attendant or canteen assistance.

Relevant training to familiarise the person with the role will be provided.

“If there are retired persons interested in sport or just want to get involved with our local football club, we would welcome them with open arms.  From my brief association, it’s a great place to be and the friendship made is a terrific way to stay in touch with other people”.     John Socratous

If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact John on 0426253886

Campbelltown Service Clubs  – Inner Wheel, Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary

We have a number of service clubs in the Campbelltown area who all do a fantastic job supporting our local community.  These clubs are always looking for new members and volunteers to assist in a variety of roles. 

For details on all the clubs in Campbelltown, please visit www.campbelltown.sa.gov.au/serviceclubs to find out more about what they do, and how you can get involved.

The Corner Playgroup

Magill Church of Christ
61 St Bernards Rd,
Magill   SA    5072

Tuesday and Thursday 10 am—12 noon (during school terms)

The Corner Playgroup offers a varied, inclusive, educational, and fun programme for pre-school children.  It is staffed by a coordinator and volunteers, who work to provide a safe, supportive and friendly atmosphere for both the children and their care-givers.

Volunteers who could help with setting up and packing away children’s activities, kitchen duties, provide friendly support to care-givers, would be very welcome.

In accordance with state regulations volunteers would need National Police Clearance certificates, and undergo child-safe training (organised by the church).

For more information and to become involved: Contact: Glenise Lawrie (0421432988) or Phone: 8332 6044 (church office).  Leave a message if phone unattended.  email: magillcoc@gmail.com

Lochiel Parkfun

http://www.parkrun.com.au/lochiel/

Lochiel Parkrun is a 5 km run against the clock.  It’s held every Saturday at 8.00 am at Geoff Heath Golf, James Street, Campbelltown.  The event is entirely organised by volunteers

Lochiel Parkrun is looking for volunteers to assist on the day.  

There are a variety of roles on offer including operating the timer, scanning the runners’ barcodes, or marshalling.   Come along and enjoy a morning in the fresh air.  We are a very friendly lot - at the end of the event, we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Geoff Heath Golf shop and you are most welcome to join us.

We would love you to join us – if you are interested in knowing more please email lochielhelpers@parkfun.com

Magill Church of Christ

61 St Bernards Road,
Magill    SA  5072

Op Shop Volunteer 

OPENING Tuesday June 5th

With initial hours of operation:-

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Saturdays 9:00am – 12:00pm

For more information please contact Dianne on 8234 5802 or email admin@cwsa.org.au

North Eastern Community Hospital (NECH)

580 Lower North East Road,
Campbelltown   SA   5074
www.northeasternhospital.com.au
 
As a not-for-profit community owned private hospital and aged care facility, the North Eastern Community Hospital’s (NECH) unique brand of compassionate and excellent healthcare has always had volunteering as a key component.

Roles of Volunteers at NECH

The NECH volunteer program operates across both the hospital and aged care facility to provide valuable services across areas such as:

  • tending to patient, resident and visitor information requests

  • escorting patients through the admissions process and to their rooms

  • helping out in Magnolia Café and assisting customers with their purchases, with all proceeds going towards new equipment for and upgrades to the hospital and aged care facility

  • undertaking clerical duties such as collating patient charts and filing forms

  • looking after flower arrangements across the public areas and ensuring that patients’ and residents’ flowers are kept fresh

  • taking aged care residents on outings and assisting them with crafts

For more information and to become involved, please phone 8366 8111 or email: exec@nech.com.au   

East Torrens District Cricket Club

Home Ground: Campbelltown Memorial Oval

If you're interested in volunteering, contributing to the community, meeting new friends and enjoying the social experience of being part of a Club, East Torrens Cricket Club is looking for you.

East Torrens Cricket Club is currently looking for an A Grade Team Manager and are happy for the role to be shared between volunteers. Support will be available to assist volunteers with their roles, experience or specialised knowledge is not required.

The A Grade Team Manager would be required to provide support to the Coach in looking after player requirements, ensuring sufficient hydration (cordial/water/individual’s requirements), assisting opposition team Managers in providing drinks at structured drink breaks, and a number of other small tasks.

Required days include Saturdays and some Sundays from mid October 2017 until the end of March 2018.

A standard police clearance is required and the Club will reimburse the Volunteer.

For more information and to discuss your interest in this opportunity please contact Michael Taylor on 0439 831 544 or mtaylor@ipacsa.com.au.

U3A Campbelltown

Marchant Community Centre 338 Gorge Rd,
Athelstone SA 5076
https://u3acampbelltownsa.org.au/
 

U3A Campbelltown are looking for volunteers either to work in the Office at the Marchant centre for a couple of hours a week, or to lead groups and courses.

If you are talented in guitar or recorder playing, finance, economics, politics, architecture, wine appreciation or anything that would appeal to other like-minded students, we would love to hear from you!

The group is particularly looking for a Yoga teacher, an aqua aerobics teacher, languages other than French or Italian, basic computing, but actually anyone who has skills to share that they think others would benefit from. You could make a commitment for a few hours a week, maybe a term, or just a couple of sessions introducing something.

Formal teaching qualifications are not necessary required. Visit https://u3acampbelltownsa.org.au/ for more information.

Enquiries to the U3A Office, 8337 7940 (Wednesday or Thursday mornings), or campbelltownu3asa@bigpond.com

Resthaven

61 Silks Road
Paradise   5075

With a Health and Wellness Centre onsite, Resthaven Paradise & Eastern Community Services main office at Paradise, offers a range of in-home support and respite, health and wellness activities and allied health services.  As a volunteer at Resthaven you can enrich the lives of older people in our community.

As a Resthaven volunteer, you are share

  • Companionship – sharing interests and conversation
  • Learning – computers, current affairs, reading
  • Creativity – art, craft, gardening, photography
  • Entertainment – games, cards, music
  • Social Support – pet therapy outings, events
  • Wellbeing – walking, exercise groups, spirituality 

 Volunteering opportunties with Resthaven Paradise Residential

  • Walking buddies
  • Visitor/Companions
  • Dancing Club

Plus….they would like to start the following groups

  • Bloke to Bloke group, discussions with the guys
  • Gardening Club
  • Poetry Writing 

Volunteering Opportunities with Paradise and Eastern Community Services

  • Social Clubs – for catching up
  • Pool Water Exercise, for healthy minds and bodies

 Plus… they would like to start the following groups:

  • Tour guides for showing people around the site
  • Games Afternoon
  • Rambling Walking Group 

For more information and to become involved please phone 8373 9036 or visit https://www.resthaven.asn.au/volunteering-careers/volunteer/

SA State Emergency Service (SES)

Campbelltown Unit
141 Montacute Road,
Campbelltown      SA     5074

The SES provides emergency assistance to thousands of South Australians every year, with emergency response provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This would be simply unachievable without the support of more than 1600 volunteers across the State.  Volunteer roles are varied and not all roles are about rescue and response.  The organisation is looking for volunteers in support in areas such as:

  • Administration and Business support
  • Training, recruitment and cadet coordinators
  • Community Engagement
  • Communication and Navigation
  • Driving

Training is provided -  to learn more about volunteering opportunities with SES please call the volunteer Recruitment Hotline on 1300 364 587, email: SESrecruitment@sa.gov.au or visit www.ses.sa.gov.au/volunteer

Scouts SA

Scouting is about helping young people being the best they can be. Developing all facets of life so they can grow to become constructive citizens in their communities.

Learning life skills, growing in self-confidence and gaining valuable leadership and team skills are all part of the Scout program.  To learn more about Scouting and what Scouts do – visit www.sa.scouts.com.au

There are three Scout groups in the Campbelltown area and volunteers are always needed and welcomed.    There are many ways people can volunteer with Scouts, including as a leader or helper, in the area of property maintenance or as a quartermaster (a person who maintains the asset register).  If you would like to become involved, please contact the local groups direct to have a chat about available opportunities.

Athelstone Scout Group
Maryvale Road Athelstone   SA   5076
Phil Flower - 0457 778 170
Email: athelstonescoutgroup@gmail.com
www.sa.scouts.com.au
 
Magill Scout Group
Woodforde Road Magill   SA   5072
Colleen Bennett - 0417 877 316
magill@sa.scouts.com.au
 
Stradbroke Scout Group
Cnr Leabrook Drive & Sheila Drive Rostrevor SA   5073
Jim Bond - 0447 990 061
Email stradbroke@sa.scouts.com.au
www.stradbroke.sa.scouts.com.au
 

Telecross REDi Volunteers Wanted

The Australian Red Cross are seeking volunteers for their Telecross REDi program to support vulnerable people during heatwaves.

Telecross REDi Volunteers:

  • Make phone calls to people at risk during heatwaves to check on their wellbeing.
  • Contribute just four hours of your time at convenient call centre locations.
  • Daytime, evening and weekend shifts available to suit you.

Download the Telecross REDi Caller Flyer(649 kb)

To get started as a Telecross REDi volunteer or to find out more contact (08) 8100 4663 or email SAVolunteer@redcross.org.au.

Neighbourhood Watch

If you would like to volunteer your time to deliver newsletters or become a committee member, our local Neighbourhood Watch groups would love to hear from you. The level of commitment required varies, however, newsletter delivery is approximately an hour or two per month. If you love walking and getting out in the fresh air, this could be a job for you.

Depending on the group, committee meetings are held monthly, bi-monthly or sometimes quarterly and run for approximately one hour.

Visit our Neighbourhood Watch page for further information and contact details.

Volunteering SA & NT

Many local volunteering opportunites are advertised on the Volunteering SA & NT website. Visit their site to view more opportunities. 

 

PO Box 1, Campbelltown SA 5074 | 172 Montacute Rd, Rostrevor SA 5073
(08) 8366 9222|mail@campbelltown.sa.gov.au| ABN 37 379 133 969
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