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Over 100,000 volunteers help us provide services in Tasmania every day. They help us provide:
- justice (this means making sure people follow the law)
- environmental services.
Why we need volunteers
- Volunteers help us deliver care for people that need extra help.
- For example, this could be older people or people who live in remote areas.
Types of volunteer jobs in Tasmania
- Ambulance officers
- Foster carers (looking after children who don’t live with their family)
- Family Group Home Carers
- Palliative care volunteers (helping a person who is dying and their family)
- Hospital volunteers
- Day centre volunteers
- Providing transport
- Respite for carers (giving carers a break)
- Meal preparation and delivery (like Meals-On-Wheels)
- Social contact (spending time with someone who lives alone)
- Craft activities
- Bereavement support (helping people where someone has died)
- Helping young people at Ashley Youth Detention Centre
- Helping people involved in Tenant Participation Groups
- Neighbourhood Watch
- Helping people quit smoking.
How to become a volunteer
Please contact Volunteers Tasmania.
- Phone: 1800 677 895