Current volunteer opportunities

MS volunteers are involved in a wide variety of exciting roles across VIC, NSW, TAS, and ACT.

We have both short-term positions available as well as roles requiring a longer term commitment. This will allow you to find an opportunity best suited to your availability.
 

MS Gong Ride

NSW

Sunday 5 November 2017. Our biggest fundraising event requires help from over 400 volutneers! With plenty of positions and locations to choose from why not get some friends to volunteer with you?... Learn more.


MS 24 Hour Mega Swims

VIC & TAS

Join the MS Events Team to assist at one of Australia’s fastest growing fundraising events. Volunteers are needed at multiple events across Victoria & Tasmania... Learn more.
 


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Dandenong North VIC

We are seeking a mature aged female volunteer, to become a Community Visitor to visit 63 yr old lady in a Dandenong North aged care home. She is an ex seamstress, enjoyed arts and music.
She would enjoy reminiscing about her life story with a person who has dementia awareness and clear spoken English. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS047


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Oakleigh VIC

We have a lovely Chinese 91 yr old  lady in Oakleigh who speaks Mandarin and Shanghainese. She would enjoy cultural conversations in either language with a female volunteer. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS048


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Elsternwick VIC

We have an 80 yr old lady in an Elsternwick aged care home. She is a retired Graphic Artist, likes English dramas and art. She would enjoy having a female volunteer for conversation and short wheelchair walks at the local park or café, for after lunch and early evening times.  An understanding of common mental health conditions would be a benefit to help increase social support. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS049


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Malvern East VIC

We have an 89 yr old young a heart lady, an ex-jazz singer, performer. Grew up in Carlton, follows AFL, loves to talk about music and keen to go on social outings in the daytime with a volunteer visitor within the Malvern East area,  either by car or taxi. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS050


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Armadale VIC

We have two Russian speaking ladies in a Armadale aged care home, who would enjoy having a female volunteer for cultural Russian conversations. One loves music and food, the other lady music and art, as a retired artist. Both ladies would benefit from short conversations around their life story, to capture their passing memories together with the visitor, an understanding of dementia a benefit. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS051


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Dandenong VIC

We have a lovely young 64 yr old lady from the UK in a Dandenong aged care home, who used to love sailing at Brighton Yacht club and outdoor environments.. She would enjoy either a male or female volunteer for social support outings, drives, to a café or local walks together to reminisce about her life story. An understanding of dementia a benefit. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS052


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Caulfield South VIC

We have an 80 yr old lady in Caulfield area, in an aged care home. Who would enjoy having a female volunteer visitor for short casual social conversations around her life story. She had enjoyed gardening and the country life. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS053


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Oakleigh/Hughesdale VIC

We have an 80 yr old lady in a Hughesdale aged care home, who would enjoy having a mature age female volunteer to talk about her travelling days on the road, caravanning around Australia and overseas. Is a Collingwood supporter. Having an understanding of dementia and having clear English would be a benefit. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS054


 


 


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Rosanna VIC

Anna was born in Macedonia and like music, and talking about Europe and food and just general topics. She speaks many languages which include English... Apply Now

ID: CVS043


Social support

Cheltenham VIC

social support for gentleman in his 60s. Ran own computing business for decades, loves sport, local music, his family and the beach. Would love to make a new friend who is interested in technologies of the future, in technologies making access possible for those challenged by disability and someone with a sense of humour... Apply Now

ID: DS023


Social support

Noble Park VIC

50 year old lover of Art and Music would love to shoot the breeze with like-minded person. If you know your Art history, love visiting galleries and love a chat we would love to hear from you... Apply Now

ID: DS024


Driver

Thornbury VIC

Thornbury to St Vincents and back again. Drivers or just be company on the trip, would help 47 year old negotiate taxis, corridors, the right clinic and not get lost. Be the lighthouse that is full of light and warmth... Apply Now

ID: DS025


Driver

Greenvale VIC

Drivers needed to enable 36 year old young mum get to a myriad of medical appointments. Your kindness and generosity will be so much appreciated... Apply Now

ID: DS026


Chess Partner

Cheltenham VIC

Chess player, and interest in guitar could cultivate a lasting friendship for a 37 year old who longs for a more independent life. Come and make sure they feel like they are the centre of your universe when you are with them... Apply Now

ID: DS027


Chess Partner

Brunswick VIC

Help someone exercise their cognitive abilities, practice remembering and engage in positive conversation so those vocal muscles are exercised. Play board games, engage in learning opportunities on the net and maybe even sing – best physiotherapy for keeping those vocal chords active. All or only one of the above would be much appreciated... Apply Now

ID: DS001


Gym assistant

Monbulk VIC

Help someone put their feet in the stirrups, change weights and help someone stay focussed on their exercise program. Your expertise in personal fitness and/or physiotherapy would be most welcome... Apply Now

ID: DS002


IT support and friendship

Bexley NSW

Please be that reliable friend who can nourish someone's day by using the internet as a context for conversation -opening up someone's world-encouragement to learn something new- having questions about everything and knowing where to look or at least know where to start... Apply Now

ID: DS003


IT Support

Tweed Heads NSW

Be that special someone who can make using a mobile phone seem easy, patient enough to go over the process with fun. Sometimes the simple things just need that special type of gentle instruction that opens a whole new world... Apply Now

ID: DS004


Driver and social support

West Hoxton NSW

Be that safe, secure, reliable friend who knows how to have fun and make meaningful conversation. Help someone less able to see the sights of Sydney, have a coffee close by, feel connected to the wider world and have something to look forward to. Make a difference... Apply Now

ID: DS005


IT support and friendship

Hoppers Crossing VIC

Be that special someone who drops by to say hello and show they care. Open the wide world of technology to someone who is isolated in their own home. Travel the world by pressing buttons. Talk about new things to learn for free. Be an encouraging 'the glass is half full' type of friend who reminds us that there is a lot of good in the world and knows where to find it.... Apply Now

ID: DS006


IT support

Macquarie Park NSW

IT support for someone in their 60s with multiple sclerosis. A new mobile phone has lots of possibilities but if you have no one to show you how to operate it, frustration sets in. Please be that kind gentle teacher of tech who can open someone's world by just reminding someone about which buttons to push... Apply Now

ID: DS007


IT support and friendship

Thornbury VIC

IT support and friendship for someone with multiple sclerosis. Your regular visits will give a new friend something to look forward to, a reason to get up in the morning with an extra positive step. Your friendship will make an enormous difference to somebody's quality of life. If you are a good listener you will learn about a life well lived, well-travelled and full of adventures... Apply Now

ID: DS008


Gardening support

Frankston VIC

Gardening support for someone with multiple sclerosis. Some knowledge of basic planting techniques and willingness to plant small number of already purchased garden varieties. Sense of humour, physical ability to get down on your knees and plant and interest in the wider world would be great company for somebody newly retired and keen to stay engaged and get out and about... Apply Now

ID: DS010


IT support

Yarraville VIC

IT support so someone with multiple sclerosis can access computer equipment. This role requires knowing how to upgrade systems so attachments can be opened. Client accesses tablet with a stick in their mouth. Be prepared to be inspired by someone very determined to access the digital environment... Apply Now

ID: DS012


Cantonese Speaker for IT support and outings

Altona Meadows VIC

Someone with multiple sclerosis would love your reliable friendship, sense of humour, company for coffee and to learn about technology together... Apply Now

ID: DS013


Pool Support

Cheltenham VIC

One of our Peer Support groups need a leaning post in the water just in case someone feels wobbly. You will be that secure leaning post just in case. Enjoy the company of an inspiring group of people who laugh a lot and will make you feel very welcome and connected... Apply Now

ID: DS014


Wheelchair pusher

Rosebud VIC

Your commitment will enable someone to escape their regular abode so they can enjoy the shops, a cup of coffee and nourishing conversation. Widen someone’s horizons with your sense of humour and stories... Apply Now

ID: DS015


Driver

Point Cook VIC

Driver to help someone with multiple sclerosis get to medical appointments. Sometimes when your vision is not %100 you get anxious about going to new places. Sometimes when you forget how to get to your next appointment travel can be difficult without a trusted friend. Sometimes when you can't walk like you used to changes in the surface of the path can be a little daunting. Please become a friend who makes the journey less stressful, full of laughter and full of nourishing kindnesses... Apply Now

ID: DS016


Chess Partner

Kilsyth VIC

If you have an interest in board games, the footy and happy to share your stories please come and spend some time with someone who has a great sense of humour and will so appreciate your friendship... Apply Now

ID: DS017


Gardening support

Mitcham VIC

Hard to maintain the family, organise school lunches, after school activities, homework, medical appointments from a wheelchair. Come and take just one monkey off the proverbial back by doing something that does matter and make a difference... Apply Now

ID: DS018


visitor to help someone remember

Kyneton VIC

Be that reliable friend who will go through the photos, talk about the past and share stories of your own so that someone’s life will be that big bit richer and nourished... Apply Now

ID: DS019


IT support

Noble Park VIC

IT support for someone who really wants to communicate with relatives and learn new things. Open the virtual world for an ex- teacher who wants to keep learning... Apply Now

ID: DS020


Gardener

Sunshine North VIC

If you have a green thumb and gift of the gab it would be wonderful if you could support a young working woman with multiple sclerosis. Bring your garden gloves and sing to the plants... Apply Now

ID: DS021


IT support

Woori Yallock VIC

IT support for someone who would really appreciated some printed steps for approaching the internet. Your gentle manner and patience will be much appreciated. Weekly visits will reinforce the learning and encourage remembering... Apply Now

ID: DS022


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Noble Park VIC

We have a lovely group of ladies who would enjoy a morning tea conversation, with a female volunteer, to share chats and laughs with, on one morning a fortnight about 10.30/11am for 1 hr in Noble Park. Two ladies are from Italy and one from Sri Lanka. A lady that speaks English and even some Italian would be a benefit too. We ask for our volunteers to make a minimum of fortnightly visits and commitment to a minimum of 12 months... Apply Now

ID: CVS028


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Morwell VIC

We have a lovely lady in Morwell who would benefit from your friendship. You need to be warm, caring, reliable. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months​... Apply Now

ID: CVS023


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

San Remo VIC

We have a lovely gentleman in San Remo, who would benefit from your friendship. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months. Good English communication skills required however volunteers with other languages willing to be matched to same language very welcome... Apply Now

ID: CVS022


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Mirboo North VIC

Multiple Sclerosis is funded to provide a volunteer visiting program; the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS). You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months... Apply Now

ID: CVS021


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Lynbrook VIC

We have 3 lovely ladies in Lynbrook who would benefit from your friendship. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months... Apply Now

ID: CVS016


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Melbourne VIC

We have a Manndarin speaking lady who would benefit from your friendship.  You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months... Apply Now

ID: CVS014


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Camberwell VIC

We have two women in Camberwell who would benefit from your friendship and enjoy a lovely chat with you. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months... Apply Now

ID: CVS013


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Allambie Heights NSW

We have a lovely gentleman in Allambie Heights, who would benefit from your friendship. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months. Good English communication skills required however volunteers with other languages willing to be matched to same language very welcome... Apply Now

ID: CVS011


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Hunters Hill NSW

We have a lovely gentleman in Hunters Hill, who would benefit from your friendship. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months. Good English communication skills required however volunteers with other languages willing to be matched to same language very welcome... Apply Now

ID: CVS010


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Allambie Heights NSW

We have a delightful lady in Allambie Heights, who would benefit from your friendship. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months. Good English communication skills required however volunteers with other languages willing to be matched to same language very welcome... Apply Now

ID: CVS009


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Kilsyth VIC

Mary is a lovely lady who is feeling very isolate in the aged care home in Kilsyth. Mary has both vision and hearing impairment. Mary was always a very social lady and would like to sit down and have a cuppa and chat with someone. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months... Apply Now

ID: CVS006


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Heathmont VIC

Arthur lives in Heathmont and is a lovely gentle man who has dementia but can manage a great conversation. He was a champion dart player in his time and enjoys playing cards. You need to be warm, caring, reliable and be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months... Apply Now

ID: CVS005


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Mildura VIC

We have a lovely lady in Mildura who would benefit from your friendship and would loves dogs.
You need to be warm, caring, reliable be willing to commit to at least fortnightly visits for a minimum of 12 months. Your canine companion needs to be well behaved and love some attention... Apply Now

ID: CVS003


Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)

Williamstown/Werribee VIC

We are seeking a male volunteer to become trained Community Visitor to visit a 76 year old gentleman who resides in a Hostel in Williamstown. We also have several other male residents in an Aged Care Facility in Werribee whose ages are 53 years, 61 years and 87 years of age who would enjoy the company of male community visitors to offer 1:1 visits for friendship. We ask for visits to occur at least once a fortnight over a 12-month duration or longer... Apply Now

ID: CVS002 

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