Current volunteer positions - House with No Steps

Current volunteer positions

"I get great satisfaction of being a volunteer and spending time with people with a disability. Being a volunteer has helped me find friends and I class the people I support as my friends." - Marina, HWNS volunteer

We offer a range of volunteer positions, so no matter what your skills and interests, we can find something to suit you.


Bootcamp buddies

Location: Nowra NSW
Time: Tuesday mornings

House with No Steps is currently seeking volunteers to assist a group of young gents to get fit and be more active. 

Music Enthusiast volunteer

Location: Batemans Bay NSW
Time: Flexible on a weekly basis

Our Community Support Service in Batemans Bay runs a music program for our customers each week. We are looking for people who are musically minded, can have fun, and can bring out the best in people to support this program. 

Video Games Social Buddy

Location: Barrack Heights
Time: Flexible on a weekly or fortnightly basis

We have a young gentleman in his early 20’s who loves technology, Xbox, Pokémon Go and Apple products, he also enjoys tennis and table tennis, 10 pin bowling and card and board games and is looking for a buddy to join him socially and share these interests.

Fishing Buddy – Woonona

Location: Woonona
Time: Flexible on a weekly or fortnightly basis

We are seeking a person who has an interest in fishing to spend time with one of our residents to go fishing on a weekly or fortnightly.

 

Corporate volunteering - Belrose Packaging factory

Location: Belrose, NSW
Times: 9:30am-3pm, flexible days

Volunteer groups are welcomed into the packaging factory to spend the day or half day on the production line assisting and interacting with the supported employees.
 

Cooking Volunteer- Healthy eating program

Location: Baulkham Hills, NSW
Times: Weekends, weekly

We are seeking a Volunteer who is linked to a group home where they visit regularly providing companionship and delivering healthy eating cooking lessons to residents with disabilities.

Male social companion volunteer

Location: Northern Beaches NSW
Times:  Weekends, weekly or fortnightly

We are currently seeking a male volunteer who would like to assist us by spending time with a gentleman with a disability on a weekly or fortnightly basis on the weekends.

Future Planning Program volunteer 

Location: Belrose NSW
Times: Monday, Thursday or Friday - Weekly

We are looking for a confident and caring person to assist our Future Planning Manager within our Fundraising department.

Companion Volunteer x 2

Location: Marshall Mount
Times: Flexible on a weekly or fortnightly basis

We have two ladies who are are looking for volunteers to assist them to be more connected with their community.

Social volunteer with interests in planes, trains and automobiles

Location: Albion Park Rail NSW
Times: Times and days are flexible

We are seeking a volunteer with a keen interest in planes, trains and automobiles to support a quiet gentleman in his early 70’s.
 
Companion volunteer with an interest in rock music and cars

Location: Woonona NSW
Times: Weekends, times and days are flexible

We have a gentleman who is turning 50 this year and is seeking a companion volunteer who is interested in rock music from the 70's and 80's and cars.

Driver Volunteer

Location: Belrose NSW
Time: Thursday mornings - weekly

We are looking for a kind, caring person to drive one of our supported employees to work from her house in Frenchs Forest to Belrose.

Companion and social volunteers

Location: Goulburn, NSW
Time: Flexible

We are seeking volunteers to support three gentlemen in their 50’s, these men like to get out and about in their community.
 
Goal enabler volunteer

Location: Mudgeeraba, Gold Coast Queensland
Time: Monday to Friday for a minimum of 1 hour per week

We would like to ‘buddy match’ as many volunteers as possible for 2016, to assist each person in achieving their dreams and goals.

Driver volunteers

Location: Warabrook, Hunter NSW
Time: Weekly. Monday - Friday. If you can do any of these days please apply.
7.30am- 9.00pm and 2.30am- 4.00pm.  

HWNS Employees at our Laundry and Engineering divisions in Warabrook require transport from the head office in Lambton to their job at Warrabrook. We require a volunteer to pick up the van at Warrabrook and pick up our employees and drive them back to Warrabrook.
 
Independent Living Services

Location: Newcastle & Central Coast
Time: Weekly. Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 6.00pm. If you can do a few hours on these days please apply.

Our Independent Living Service runs a program to help our service users to develop valuable life skills. We are currently seeking volunteers to help with various life skills such as helping an attendee who has her L-Plates to gain her hours of driving experience and attain her P-Plates (she has had professional lessons, car will be provided) as well as basic cooking, cleaning, money handling skills and vintage car knowledge etc.
 
Support worker volunteer - Logan Village 

Location: Logan Village, Queensland
Time: Friday 8.30am to approximately 3.30pm

As this is a new position, times and days suggested may vary depending on individual needs.

We are currently seeking a volunteer to assist a young man with Autism and Diabetes who attends this service. You will volunteer supporting this young man in the activities such as cooking, using ipad, computer, craft, gardening, community outings, educational programs and exercise.
 
Supported Employee Team Mate

Location: Burleigh Heads, Qld
Time: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm

Our Disability Enterprise in Burleigh Heads is seeking inspired volunteers to collaboratively work along side our supported employees. Volunteers in our packaging business will encourage our employees to work to the best of their ability, contribute valuable productivity to and become a committed member of the team. 

Driver volunteer – Community support service

Location: Logan Village, Qld
Time: Monday to Friday 7.30am to approximately 9.30am & 2.30pm to approximately 4.30pm

HWNS operates a Community Support Service in Logan Village for young adults with a disability to help develop their skills, confidence and increase their independence to experience life as a young adult. We are currently seeking volunteers to assist with transport to pick up and drop off our service users to this service.
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