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Polish speaking care worker required – Geelong area

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Australian Multicultural Community Services is currently looking for a care worker who is passionate about supporting seniors and is fluent in Polish.  You will be working directly with seniors in the Geelong area, undertaking a variety of tasks as part of our Home Care Package team. A driver’s license is required for this position. Please […]


Cruising Along the Yarra River

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Last week, two groups of our clients enjoyed a ferry cruise from Williamstown to Southbank Promenade in the city. Melbourne weather can be fickle, cloudy on one day and sunny the next, but there was no doubt from the smiles on both groups’ faces that everyone had a wonderful time. Coffee and morning tea was […]


Reconnecting with Nature: A Trip to Marysville

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Earlier in the year, the Maranatha Club, a polish group in Dandenong went on an excursion to Marysville and visited the magnificent Steavenson Falls, as well as the Buxton Trout and Salmon Farm. On the way there, towering trees could be seen all around but nothing could compare to the beauty and height of the […]


Opening Event for the ‘Moving For Life – The Way I Like It’ Project

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Yesterday, AMCS held an event for the new ‘Moving For Life – The Way I Like It’ project and we were so grateful to have an ABC News crew come along to cover the event. The new project was launched after AMCS was chosen to receive federal funding of $1.8 million by the Sport Australia […]


Volunteer Morning Tea at AMCS

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Today we had some of our individual support volunteers meet together for a morning tea and a presentation hosted by our volunteer coordinators. It was a chance for everyone to introduce themselves and talk about their shared experiences as volunteers and also a great opportunity for AMCS to recruit potential ambassadors who can provide information […]


Harmony Day Donation from Tweed Heads Public School

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We are honoured to have received a donation of $244.55 from Tweed Heads Public School in New South Wales, thanks to their fundraising efforts for Harmony Day. Harmony Day is celebrated on the 21st March, a day when all Australians are encouraged to embrace cultural diversity in their community. The school was collecting gold coin […]


A Trip to Polish Polana in Healesville

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On March 13, three groups of seniors, all clients of Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS), met at the Polish Polana camp in Healesville, to enjoy a bonfire with friends in a special location. The camp and recreational centre, owned by the Polish Association in Melbourne Inc. is a very hospitable and friendly place for everyone, […]


A Taste of Harmony at AMCS

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Cultural Diversity Week is Victoria’s largest celebration of culture that will take place from the 16th to the 24th of March this year. It is a festive week where cultural activities are organised by the Victorian government, schools and community groups. Cultural Diversity Week also occurs in the same week as Harmony Day on the […]


St George Senior Women Group Retreat Outing

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At AMCS we do our best to facilitate a positive quality of life for seniors. Recently in February, a four-day retreat was organised with the St George Senior Women Group from St Albans to the Silverwater Resort in San Remo Resort, Phillip Island. Joining them was Mona Youssef, one of our valued volunteers who said […]


HCP Client Outing – Royal Botanical Gardens Cranbourne

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At AMCS we try to provide the best client experience possible. As part of this, we offer regular monthly outings to HCP clients who may enjoy getting out into the community and socialising with others. Recently, a selection of HCP clients, carers and staff chose to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens in Cranbourne. Making their […]