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Volunteering in Dubbo

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ORGANISATION  CONTACT  PHONE  VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 
Dubbo Neighbourhood
Centre Transport
www.dnc.org.au
 info@dnc.org.au   6883 2300 Providing community transport for clients of the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre. Must have a minimum of Green P's (P2), and be reliable. For more information, please contact the transport coordinator at the Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre.
Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)
www.dnc.org.au
Lisa Johnston 
lisaj@dnc.org.au

6883 2300 One on one visiting of a resident at an Aged Care Facility, sharing time and interests.
Volunteers visit generally half an hour, once/fortnight or join the resident with special activities/outings 
       
Lourdes Hospital Genelle Reid
lourdesadmin@chcs.com.au
6841 8500 Wellness programs at the Lourdes Hospital for health goals. Help hospital patients. Activities: listening, crafts, beads, hand massage, reading, gentle exercise, art & music, garden, events, chapel, computers, hospitality and games.
Meals On Wheels admin@mealsonwheelsdubbo.org.au 6882 4083 Delivering meals to clients of 65 years or over, Aboriginal clients of 50 years or over and their carers in our community. All you need is a space hour or so once a week, fortnight, month or quarter. www.mealsonwheelsdubbo.org.au/
Australian Red Cross
Western Region
www.redcross.org.au
6884 7057 Volunteers are always welcome to help coordinate the many services of the Red Cross throughout our region. Volunteer programs include Telecross -reassurance calls; Hands On - in nursing homes; Good Start Breakfast Clubs in schools; Youth Programs; Emergency Services & First Aid. 
Dundullimal
(National Trust) 
Greg Marginson 
dundullimal@nationaltrust.com.au
6884 9984 Volunteers support the National Trust at this historical site.Volunteers provide information to visitors, assist with delivering schools programs & children’s activities, gardening, maintenance & café service. 
The Smith Family
LFL Program 
Dawn Redding
dawn.redding@thesmithfamily.com.au
6882 7468

 
Volunteering opportunities in literacy programs and Learning centres where volunteers assist students with homework and reading.
Baptist Community Services
Social Support  
Janice Trumper
JTrumper@bcs.org.au
6884 9306  Volunteers may be involved with one on one companionship visits, assist with shopping, post, bill paying, telephone support, accompany clients to small group activities, reading, non medical related transport for the frail, aged, people with disabilities and their carers in the community. 
120 Countdown Program
www.uniting.org
ask@uniting.org 1800864846

120 countdown program is a program coordinated by Uniting that assists young learner drivers who are facing significant barriers to gaining the mandatory 120 hours of driving hours before applying for their provisional drivers licence.

The 120 program matches learner drivers with fully licenced volunteer mentors who can provide driving practice and youth mentoring in a fully maintained Uniting vehicle until they accumulate 120 hours of driving experience.

Dubbo Macquarie River Bushcare Group Melissa Gray
dubbobushcare@yahoo.com.au 
- Local volunteers learn about the importance of their river and carry out: planting, weeding, rubbish removal, design & install interpretive signs along both sides of the river.
 
Dubbo Visitors Information Centre  tourism@dubbo.nsw.gov.au 6801 4450  The Dubbo Visitors Centre recognises the importance of volunteers to the visitor experience. “City Image Ambassadors” as they are formally titled are valued for providing customer focused services and for adding value to Dubbo’s reputation as a premier holiday destination.