Whether you’re able to donate a few hours of your time on a regular basis or can volunteer your services as a “one-off”, CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning would love to hear from you.
We value diversity and our volunteers range in age. Whether you have lived in the Hunter or Manning your whole life, or recently moved to the area; whether you are male or female; retired, a student, unemployed or working; a first-time volunteer or someone who has been involved for decades, we value your unique skills and experiences.
As a volunteer the benefits you bestow on others are plentiful. However, research shows that your good deeds will have a positive effect on you as well.
People who have volunteered with CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning have cited many benefits, including:
- developing stronger connections within their local community
- increasing their sense of self-worth and satisfaction
- making new friends through meeting people from diverse backgrounds
- improving their skill set, which has assisted with personal development and employment potential.
CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning has a variety of volunteering positions available at, among others, our Community Kitchens; located at Taree and Forster-Tuncurry, in our Food Programs and our Refugee Hub, as well as pro bono work for our corporate services.
To become a volunteer at CatholicCare Social Services you will be required to undergo a Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle induction process.
For more information about becoming a volunteer, please email volunteers@CatholicCare.org.au