Volunteering

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much

Volunteer with us

When you volunteer at The Spiers Centre, you are helping to support vulnerable individuals and families. 

We are committed to providing engaging and interesting volunteer positions.

Currently, we have volunteers in a range of positions, including:

  • Fundraising

  • Marketing

  • Legal support

  • Database management

  • Social media

The benefits of volunteering include:

  • meeting new, like-minded people

  • learning new skills

  • gaining valuable experience

  • helping to support vulnerable communities

We welcome volunteers from all different backgrounds and respects diversity in all its forms believing that diversity is a source of strength and opportunity.

Requirements

If you are offered a volunteering position, you will be required to undergo a police check. This will be at The Spiers Centre’s cost. Depending on the position, you may also be required to obtain a Working with Children Check.

Skilled Volunteers

The Spiers Centre is quickly growing and the need for skilled volunteers has gained momentum. Skilled volunteers are people who have a specific area of expertise, formed through either work experience or education. Skilled volunteering with The Spiers Centre provides an avenue for current professionals or those no longer working to make a meaningful difference for vulnerable communities.

Positions for skilled volunteers will be advertised as they become available, with recruitment following a similar process to that of paid employment.

Current Positions Available:

ACTIVITIES OFFICER

About this opportunity

Reporting to the Community Services Coordinator, the volunteer Activities Officer supports community resilience, connection and belonging through the provision of activities under the Empowering Communities program assisting with planning, implementing and reviewing activities for clients. This role will also be responsible for seeking feedback from clients about the activities provided and identifying community needs and interests.

Additional requirements

• Certificate IV in Community Services or related qualification and/or substantial experience planning community services activities and events
• Experience developing stimulating activities with consideration given to clients’ individual needs and interests
• Excellent organisational skills with an ability to manage competing priorities
• Understanding of the care needs of frail aged community members
• Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to provide a person–centered approached and experienced in working with diverse clients including ATSI and CaLD
• Ability to work flexibly based on service needs and responsiveness to a range of situations
• Good computer literacy skills including MS Office suite (Outlook, Word)
• Current Working with Children Card
• Current/valid First Aid Certificate and CPR certificate
• Satisfactory National Police Clearance
• Possession of a current unrestricted driver’s license and reliable vehicle
• Current flu vaccination certificate

For further information, please contact Mel Wright, Community Services Coordinator on 9401 2699 and any expressions of interest can be sent through to hr@thespierscentre.com.au

Further information is available through Volunteering WA