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Become a volunteer

Make a difference in your community and to the lives of our residents.

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Why volunteer with Bolton Clarke?

As a volunteer you will be making a genuine difference in your local community. By providing support, fun and companionship you help to maintain important social connections in our residential aged care communities across New South Wales and Queensland. Sign up to start making a difference.

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering not only gives you the opportunity to support others but also provides many personal benefits. 

1
Make new friends and be part of a community
2
Learn new skills and enjoy new experiences
3
Challenge yourself and develop personally in a supportive environment
4
Gain fulfillment from helping others

What can you do as a volunteer?

As a volunteer you can help others while sharing your interests and skills. Our team will work with you to a role that is right for you. Our residents and dedicated staff rely on the ongoing assistance of volunteers to provide support. Some current volunteer roles include:

  • Sharing a craft or hobby skill
  • Reading or chatting with residents
  • Playing board games
  • Gardening with a resident
  • Sharing your technology skills
  • Helping to celebrate special occasions
  • Providing admin support to our team

Opportunities available

Register your interest today and start making a difference in your community.

Margaret's story

“I absolutely love volunteering and giving back to the community. It is very rewarding, and the residents are so special.” – Margaret, volunteer at Bolton Clarke Baycrest

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Frequently asked questions

Who can volunteer?

We welcome volunteers in New South Wales and Queensland from all walks of life from 15 to 95 years old.

We can arrange volunteer roles for individuals, community groups, and corporate organisations.

Successful applicants must complete volunteer training, provide evidence of vaccination status and consent to a Police and Criminal History Check. Any adverse outcomes revealed by the Police and Criminal History Check may impact on suitability for volunteering.


Where can I volunteer? 

Volunteering can be done at your local Bolton Clarke residential aged care community at a time that suits you. It is preferred if volunteers can sign up for regular sessions time, but not necessary.


How can I become a volunteer? 

Simply click the register now link on this page to complete an online form. It is easy and should take approximately 8 minutes to complete. There a few questions which will give us an idea of your personal interests, motivation and your availability.   

A member of our team will then be in touch to take you through the next steps to become a volunteer. This includes:

  • A chat to get to know you, either face-to-face or via phone
  • We will ask you to provide two people we can contact for a personal recommendation
  • You will need to show either evidence of a recent flu vaccination or medical exemption
  • Lastly our staff will help you complete a National Police Check

Our friendly team will be there to help you every step of the way, providing full support and training.


More Questions? 

If you have any questions about volunteering with Bolton Clarke please fill out the form and one of our friendly team will be in contact with you soon.