Volunteering across Manly Warringah
Raise up a young local
Cromer, Davidson, Manly Vale and Frenchs Forest
Charity Raise Foundation is looking for volunteers to mentor students and young mothers on the Northern Beaches. For one to two hours a week during school hours, volunteers will offer their services to young people in our community, ensuring they feel heard, valued and supported. You will receive quality training and be supported throughout the program by an expert Program Counsellor. Raise believes a neutral positive role model is the biggest predictor of youth wellbeing and can make a significant difference in the life of a young person. To learn more about Raise’s programs and to register your interest, visit raise.org.au/volunteer.
Help a senior get tech savvy
Manly Computer Pals
Calling all local tech geniuses! Manly Computer Pals is looking for volunteers to share their knowledge and assist seniors in our community to improve their technology skills. From computers, to tablets, smartphones and other smart devices, you will have the proficiency, patience and friendliness to inspire elderly locals to develop their confidence and give it a go. Volunteer tutors are needed to assist for a few hours a week, offering one-on-one, hour-long training sessions to senior students. For more information, call Judy on 9976 0930 or visit manlycompals.org.au.
Teach about our rich marine life
Long Reef Beach
Are you passionate about the health and diversity of our local marine life? Long Reef Fishcare Group is on the look out for new volunteers to offer free, two-hour guided walks of the rock platform at Long Reef. You’ll offer insights into the geographical features of the area, its geology and the huge variety of marine animals, birds and plants found on the rock platform. Join the 300 Fishcare volunteers across NSW who are working to better fishing and aquatic systems in the future. For more information and to find out when the next training session will be held, contact Wendy on 0411 124 200.
Reach out to disadvantaged youth
Phoenix House Youth Services
Phoenix House is in need of volunteers to assist in offering its programs and services to young disadvantaged locals. For 30 years the organisation has been supporting and empowering young people experiencing confronting life circumstances, such as homelessness, mental health and addiction issues and inadequate education. The youth service is looking for volunteers to help run its alternative education programs and support services, such as its resilience programs, Fun Fridays, sport and recreational activities, Feel Good Night, Transit and study support. If you’re interested in volunteering or learning more, contact Phoenix House at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9437 0077.