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Volunteers

Volunteers are essential to the community sector. Please visit this page from time to time. Opportunities are regularly updated.

Read what’s on offer and click the apply button below the listings. Make sure you list what volunteer role/s you are interested in when completing the application form. If you have any further enquiries please phone us on: 9349 8200

Volunteer roleRole descriptionWhen & Centre
Child Minding AssistantSupervises the children of people who take part in community engagement workshops. Suitable for individuals with an interest in and ability to work with children.School terms, Maroubra
Computer Tutor Provides one-to-one training in computers and the Internet to senior Australians. This role would suit people with good communication and interpersonal skills and strong computer and internet skills.Various times
Bondi Junction, Maroubra
Individual Social Support VolunteerProvides one on one social support to aged JNC clients. Volunteers are paired with a member of their community who is frail aged to provide a range of social and support services to help maintain an independent lifestyle. Suitable for individuals who are friendly and patient, with some experience engaging with seniors.Various times
Glebe/Maroubra
Justice of the Peace (JP)Provides JP services to members of the community. Will suit individuals who are currently registered as a JP.Various times
Maroubra,
Glebe,
Bondi Junction
Social Group Outings VolunteerProvides critical assistance and active social interaction and support to Social Outing participants, who are generally frail aged. This role is suitable for individuals who are friendly and patient with some experience working with seniorsVarious times
Glebe,
Maroubra
Volunteer Walking Group Leader & Walking Group AssistantsLeads a walking group around the local area. Suitable for a fit, healthy person with knowledge of the area and an outgoing personality.Various times
Bondi Junction,
Glebe,
Maroubra
Administration & Information AssistantDisseminates important information about community services available to residents of the Eastern Suburbs, and provides administration assistance as required to the staff at The JNC. Will suit individuals with computer skills including experience using the Microsoft Office Suite.Various times
Glebe,
Bondi Junction,
Maroubra
Community Kitchen AssistantAssists with weekly facilitation of cooking classes, combined with providing educational information about nutrition, recipes and meal planning specifically for families on a budget. Suitable for individuals who are friendly and creative, with the ability to engage a group of participants.Various times
Maroubra
Centre Based Assistant Assists in organising activities and programs such as crafts, games and exercises. Suitable for someone with good social skills and the ability to engage participants in conversation.Various times
Glebe,
Maroubra
Playgroup AssistantAssists the Playgroup Facilitator in setting up and delivering the weekly multicultural Playgroup. Suitable for individuals with a desire to work with children.Various times
Maroubra
Transition to School Playgroup AssistantAssists JNC staff in organising and facilitating activities for children transitioning into school. Suitable for people who have previous experience with pre-schoolers.During school terms
Maroubra
Event AssistantAssists JNC staff with organising and preparing for community events and/or assisting on the day of the event. JNC organises and participates in many community events. Would someone with strong customer service skills and good computer skills.Various times
Glebe
Bondi Junction
Maroubra

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Volunteering benefits everyone. It is a great way to get involved in your community and stay active and connected. 

“As a not-for-profit organisation we could not provide all the services that we do without the valuable contributions made by our volunteers. Not only do we benefit as a service, our clients’ lives are enriched and our communities are strengthened. Our volunteers experience a sense of fulfillment.” – Janet Green, General Manager of The JNC.

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Volunteer of the Year Award

Grace Runnerstrum Volunteer of the Year Award is awarded to a JNC Volunteer each year at the AGM.