• I am over 50
  • I am struggling to make ends meet
  • I want a quality affordable home
  • I want help when I need it
  • I Want A Good Life

Volunteers

Why volunteer at Wintringham?

  • Help the community
  • Create meaningful relationships
  • Develop new skills
  • Support people to achieve things they may never have been able to do
  • Make a difference
  • Keep active
  • Boost your career options - many of our volunteers go on to work for Wintringham, take our Recreation Manager for example!
  • Show people what you're passionate about, and maybe you'll inspire them too!


If you are interested in volunteering at Wintringham, please download the Expression of Interest/Application Form below, fill it in and mail it to

  • Volunteer Coordinator, Wintringham Community Care, 1/ 310 Mt Alexander Road, ASCOT VALE Vic 3032 

or scan completed form and email it to volunteer@wintringham.org.au


Download volunteer Application Form

 

Excursion to the trots 

Volunteer Testimonial

"When I first started volunteering at Wintringham, I was looking for some meaningful work where I could feel I was truly helping the community. I wasn't sure what I could contribute, but Wintringham created a position for me which made good use of my skills and knowledge. I'm currently helping a resident at Eunice Seddon Home who is creating his first cook book. We work together testing the recipes regularly. It's great that I can help him achieve his goals." 

Juliet, Volunteer at Eunice Seddon, Dandenong

 

What's involved in Volunteering?

Wintringham values volunteer staff because of the significant positive impact they can have on the quality of life of people who may not otherwise have regular visitors. Most volunteers at Wintringham work within the Recreation Program. Each residential care facility has a Recreation Co-ordinator who also co-ordinates and supports the volunteers. We also run Planned Activity Groups at various sites where your assistance would be very welcome.

The Wintringham Recreation Programs facilitate the leisure lifestyles of older men and women from homeless backgrounds, many of whom have not had the recreational opportunities that others take for granted. 

For example, one of our volunteers took a resident out for coffee.  When they returned the resident was very excited and told the manager, “We went to a place where a waitress brought the coffee to our table and then came and took the cups when we were finished!" This was the first time this lady had experienced table service.

We advertise specific positions under the recruitment section of this website. If you cannot find a position advertised that suits your personal interests or skills, please download the Volunteer Expression of Interest/Application Form below and email to volunteer@wintringham.org.au.

We will be more than happy to talk to you about creating a tailored volunteer position based around your personal interests and skills!

 

Download volunteer Application Form

 

If you are interested in volunteering at Wintringham, please download the Expression of Interest/Application Form above, fill it in and mail it to

  • Volunteer Coordinator, Wintringham Community Care, 1/ 310 Mt Alexander Road, ASCOT VALE Vic 3032 

or scan completed form and email it to volunteer@wintringham.org.au

How Can We Help You?
If you are over 50, struggling to make ends meet, want a quality affordable home and help when you need it. If you want a good life then contact us on 03 9034 4824.
Who We Are

Wintringham is a not-for-profit welfare organisation created to address the scourge of elderly homelessness. Wintringham Housing is registered in the state of Victoria as a Housing Association.

How Can You Help Us?
Wintringham values the critical roles of staff and volunteers. We also welcome donations and the generosity of philanthropic partners.
Legends of Wintringham
 
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