Volunteer

Volunteers at AMCS make a difference to the lives of many people in the community.

AMCS rely on volunteers to offer their expertise, resources and time to help us deliver our much-needed services. Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, contribute to the community, help others and gain experience.

From board members and professionals to students and new migrants, we welcome you to join our team.

Current Vacancies

Do you speak a second language? AMCS welcomes all volunteers, but is especially searching for bilingual and multilingual people who would like to volunteer in their local communities. We’re currently looking for people who speak the community languages in the following regions:

Barwon South-West / Geelong:
  • Arabic
  • Croatian
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
Northern Metro:
  • English
  • Greek
  • Italian
Western Metro:
  • Croatian
  • English
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Polish
Southern and Eastern Metro:
  • English
  • Spanish

Volunteering Options

Companionship

Our companionship volunteers visit seniors in their homes or aged care facilities for a minimum of six months.

Weekly and fortnightly visits include:

  • sharing stories over a cup of tea
  • mutual hobbies and interests
  • watching TV or listening to the radio
  • reading books or newspapers
  • walking and outings

Many seniors speak languages other than English. Please let us know if you are bilingual or multilingual and we will match you appropriately.

General Assistance

We always need extra help in our day-to-day roles in supporting seniors.
Activities include:

  • collecting food from Foodbank Victoria
  • proofreading and formatting documents
  • data entry
  • office administration
  • group activities
  • events and photography
  • direct mail outs
  • any other tasks to suit your skills

Every little bit helps.

Marketing Assistance

As a marketing volunteer, you will promote AMCS across a variety of platforms.
Activities include:

  • programs like Microsoft Office, Adobe and a content management system (CMS)
  • writing and research
  • social media
  • promotional campaigns
  • direct mail outs
  • graphic design
  • photography and video production
  • data entry and mail merge

You’ll need a can-do approach and previous experience with marketing, journalism or content creation.

Submission Writing

Are you an experienced grant writer or looking to improve your skills? Funding is essential for AMCS to implement programs within CALD communities.

Activities include:

  • grant writing
  • research
  • sourcing photos
  • assistance with the application process

We apply to government departments, corporations, and trusts and foundations.

Thank you to AMCS Volunteers

AMCS is grateful for your hard work and dedication. In this video, AMCS Volunteer Coordinators express their appreciation.

Volunteers make a difference