Volunteer

Do something with your day!

No matter what your skills or talents, we are bound to have an interesting job to fit. Whether you only have a few hours to give, or can assist on a more regular basis, there’s something you can do to lend a hand in your community.

Currently in Dunedin, there are opportunities to volunteer in the following programmes:

  • Shop on Charity Shops - join our shop team to make a difference for people in your community
  • Buddy Programme – become an adult buddy and mentor a child aged between 4 and 12
  • Stepping Stones – assist with activities, give a talk, entertain or train the participants
  • Visiting Volunteers - provide regular, ongoing contact and good company for older people living alone.

Current Vacancies

Retail Volunteers - Dunedin

Are you passionate about shopping? Do you enjoy helping people find 'just what they're looking for'? Then this might be the role for you!

We need retail assistants to work at one of our busy retail stores - Shop on Carroll or Op Shop on St Andrew.

Various afternoon shifts available Monday - Saturday.

You need to be enthusiastic, hard-working, a great communicator, and a team player.
You'll receive full training and will always be working with another person.
You'll be pricing goods, helping with displays, stocking shelves, serving customers, and keeping the shop clean and tidy

For more information about this role, please contact us using the details below.

 

Buddy Programme - all Otago

We're looking for responsible adults who want to contribute positively to the life of a child. You'll spend time with a child who needs extra support from a reliable and consistent adult mentor, taking part in low- or no-cost activities, encouraging positive interests, attitudes, values, and behaviour.

You'll be matched with a child with similar to interests to yours, and you'll meet at a time which suits you both. There is extensive training, plus ongoing supervision, as well as the opportunity to take part in group activities with other Buddy pairs.

If you're interested in volunteering your time as an Adult Buddy, please contact us using the details below.


Drivers - Club Enliven, North East Valley

Do you have a car, driver licence, and a little time to spare?  You might like to help our Club Enliven members get to and from Club activities held at Ross Home, 360 North Road.

Social engagement and meaningful activity are essential to a healthy, happy life, no matter what your age.  Club Enliven is for people over 65 years and offers a range of social activities including discussions, presentations from guest speakers, singing and music, craft, outings, cooking and meals.  Many of our members are no longer able to drive and rely on volunteer drivers to assist them in getting to and from Club Enliven. 

Volunteers are needed between 9-10am and 3-4pm on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

If you're able to help us out, please contact us using the details below.


To find out more about becoming a volunteer with Presbyterian Support Otago, or, to apply for a position, contact the volunteer coordinator on 03 477 7115, email volunteer@psotago.org.nz or Volunteer Enquiry