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Become an Arcare Volunteer

Volunteering provides an opportunity to create positive change in an elderly person’s life. We welcome a diversity in background, skill and age to join our multifaceted team. 

 

Tertiary Placement

If your enquiry relates to student placement, we work directly with our RTO partners, placing students 6 months in advance at Arcare residences. For student placement, please ask your RTO Placement Coordinator to contact Arcare Head Office on (03) 9559 9100. See our dedicated page for Student Placements here.

Six Month Commitment

We want to ensure your time volunteering with us is rewarding. We invest in our volunteers with regular training for the role, ideas for activities and ongoing support. In return, we require a six month commitment from our volunteers, which includes a three month probation period.

Volunteer Checks

To ensure the continued protection of the health, safety, and wellbeing of our residents, team members, visitors, and fellow volunteers, potential volunteers are required to complete the following –

• NDIS Worker Screening Check or Police Check
• Statutory Declaration
• Provide evidence of three doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and the flu vaccine.

Title Requisition Identifier City State Country Location Department Category Summary Level
Volunteer | Arcare Glenhaven NSW 496902 Glenhaven NSW Australia Glenhaven, NSW, 2156 Volunteers Residential - Volunteers Are you someone who enjoys a chat over a cuppa?  We have opportunities for volunteers to bring companionship to residents, on weekdays and/or weekends. 
Volunteer | Arcare Brighton VIC 496820 Brighton VIC Australia Brighton, VIC, 3186 Volunteers Residential - Volunteers Are you someone who enjoys a chat over a cuppa?  We have opportunities for volunteers to bring companionship to residents, on weekdays and/or weekends. 
Volunteer | Arcare Hope Island QLD 496929 Hope Island QLD Australia Hope Island, QLD, 4212 Volunteers Residential - Volunteers Are you someone who enjoys a chat over a cuppa?  We have opportunities for volunteers to bring companionship to residents, on weekdays and/or weekends. 
Volunteer | Arcare Parkinson QLD 496926 Parkinson QLD Australia Parkinson, QLD, 4115 Volunteers Residential - Volunteers Are you someone who enjoys a chat over a cuppa?  We have opportunities for volunteers to bring companionship to residents, on weekdays and/or weekends. 

"I stayed on at Arcare after my mother passed because the atmosphere here is wonderful. The residents are well looked after, the food is fantastic - I even have lunch here. I've made a lot of friends, especially the staff, they all treat me... well.. I'm their mother!"

Faye, Volunteer at Arcare Maidstone

"If someone has the time and is thinking about volunteering in Aged Care, they should. It is so rewarding and really means a lot to the residents."

Lauren McFarland, Volunteer at Arcare Sydenham 

 

"It warms the soul and is a great way to give back to the community."

Debra Kalanj, Volunteer at Arcare Noosa

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