Helen Yorston - Volunteering Bendigo

With more easing of restrictions and Victoria becoming more "Covid Normal", a number of volunteer organisations are starting to open up and are seeking volunteers.

Otis Foundation are seeking volunteers who enjoy gardening to give some time to 2 of their accommodation cottages for women and families with Breast Cancer, on a weekly basis to ensure the garden and surrounds look the best for the women having a mini break during their cancer treatment.

Lifeline Central Victoria & Mallee
Volunteers to support vulnerable lonely people in our community.
Training provided (6 months).... Rebecca Phone: 5441 7055 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blaze Aid Inc
Volunteers to assist with constructing fences.
Assistance needed: Gippsland – areas recovery from bushfire from last summer.
Ph: 0418 530 471 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Discovery Centre
Skilled tradesmen to assist with repairs or creating new exhibits for Discovery centre. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bendigo Food share
Volunteers with forklift licence, warehouse management skills, marketing skills - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Heathcote Health: Meals on Wheels program.
Volunteer opportunities include:
Driver/s
Jockey/s
Available for shifts delivery from 11:00am to 1:30-2:00pm – Monday to Friday
Our current requirement is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

Volunteers will be required to have:
Flu Vaccination - confirmation or this can be arranged by HH at our cost
Valid Australian Drivers Licence
All deliveries are local to the Heathcote area and vehicles are provided by Heathcote Health.

Enjoy cooking: (Eaglehawk Community House)
Volunteer your time to help prepare and cook meals for vulnerable people living in our community, delivery Fridays.

Helen Yorston from Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre joined Daniel for a chat about the above opportunities.

Photo: Gold Central Victoria