Volunteer Opportunities


We’re always looking for people who are passionate about spending time with the elderly in their local community. These are just some of the opportunities available and there’s many more.

To chat to us about one of the roles listed here or to discuss other volunteer opportunities, please call us on 1800 79 33 99 or email volunteer@hammond.com.au  

Arts & crafts

Show off your creative and artistic skills in the areas of drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, scrapbooking or photography, as you lead people to create their own pieces.

Location – all Residential locations - Erina, Woy Woy, Hammondville, Horsley, North Turramurra, Wahroonga, Caulfield, Scone (Strathearn)

Fishing buddy

We have clients who are living in their homes and would enjoy the company of someone to talk about fishing – and perhaps cast a line too.

Location – Menai, Central Coast

Games

Spend time with people playing cards, board games or a friendly game of bingo.

Location – Horsley, Gymea, North Turramurra

Mini-bus driver

With your assistance as a mini-bus driver, residents will enjoy outings as you drive them on short local trips.  Valid driver’s licence is required.

Location – Braeside Hospital, Wahroonga, Horsley, Hammondville

Music

We'd welcome musicians to create a beautiful atmosphere that brings happiness to the lives of others by playing your instrument or singing.

Play background music at our Coffee Club at Hammondville on Friday from 1.00pm

Location – all Residential locations

Nail and hand care

Help pamper some of the residents with a fresh coat of nail polish or a hand massage.

Location - all residential locations, including Miranda, Erina, Woy Woy, North Turramurra, Wahroonga, Hammondville, Scone (Strathearn), Caulfield

Pet therapy

Spend time visiting residents with your pet. Any animal that has a placid nature and you can control in an aged care environment is welcome.

Location – Wahroonga, North Turramurra, Miranda, Woy Woy, Greenwich Hospital, Braeside Hospital. Caulfield, Scone (Strathearn)

Property & gardening

Share your love of the garden with our residents by tending the gardens or create herb and vegetable patches together. Use your fix-it handy skills to help maintain our properties.

Location – Hammondville, Wahroonga, Erina, North Turramurra, Caulfield, Miranda, Horsley

Social visitor

Spend time with someone in your local community who may be lonely or socially isolated. Play games, watch a movie, have a cuppa, go for a walk outside – or visit your local coffee shop or men’s shed group

Location – all HammondCare At Home locations, including Arncliffe, Botany, Matraville, Scone (Strathearn), Mount Druitt, St Marys, Merrylands, Albion Park, Bathurst, Lithgow, Kiama, Gerringong

Trolley service

Location – Greenwich Hospital, Neringah Hospital (Wahroonga), Braeside