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Volunteering to make a difference

Camcare is a community organisation of professionals and volunteers working together to help people in Boroondara when times are tough.

We provide wellbeing and support services, information and practical assistance. This may be food relief in a crisis, connecting to other services, professional counselling for new parents, unsettled teenagers or vulnerable families. We go out to see people who need support in their homes.

We also create a welcoming community space at Camcare for people to meet and participate in activities – a place to belong.

Our Volunteers

Working alongside professional staff, volunteers contribute their time, skills and expertise at all levels of our organisation. They are a vital part of an active, committed team making a real difference to the community. A volunteer is often the first person individuals and families meet when they come to Camcare.

Bring Your Skills to Others

We are looking for passionate people with a commitment to social justice who are motivated to share their skills in:

  • Administrative support – data entry, HR, statistics, IT, desktop publishing, general office duties
  • Reception
  • Social media
  • Marketing and fundraising
  • Community Support, including:
    • Information , referral and advocacy and outreach
    • Fresh food distribution
    • Community BBQs
    • Christmas hamper and toy drive
  • Supported playgroups
  • Tax Help – helping people on low incomes to complete online tax returns
  • IT Tutoring for Seniors

Details of these roles are listed below. When we have a volunteering opportunity, we advertise through the Borooondara Volunteer Resource Centre.

Pro Bono and Partners

Camcare needs your help. If you belong to a club, school, church or tertiary institution which could support or partner with us, please click here for more information on how you might be able to help.

Position Descriptions

Community Support Workers

Trained volunteers who provide information and referral and Emergency Relief to people in the City of Boroondara.

Mother-Infant Group Assistants

Look after toddlers and infants while mothers at risk of postnatal depression  attend the “Baby’s Fine- What about Mum?” Program.

Tax Help Volunteers

Work seasonally for several months at the end of each financial year to assist low income earners to submit an e-tax return

Fresh Food Program

Organise and deliver a weekly service of fresh fruit, vegetables and bread at our Camberwell site. This is also an opportunity for people to enjoy a cup of tea and contact with others.

Board of Governance

Volunteers who participate in the governance of Camcare as a Board Member and on one (or more) of the Board Sub-Committees

Business and IT Professionals

Use their professional qualifications and gain broader experience by offering assistance to Camcare in their area of expertise.

Position Descriptions:

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Vital funds can be generated for the work Camcare undertakes by starting a fundraising group
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