Vital to our success is the large band of over 500 dedicated volunteers who provide valuable assistance as part of the whole Bloomhill suite of services at low or no cost.

When you decide to become a Bloomhill Volunteer, you are ensuring that our service to the community continues.

Volunteers find their niche in many different ways within Bloomhill – below are some opportunities waiting for you.

Op Shop

"It just doesn't feel like work".

Helping out in a Bloomhill Op Shop can be such a rewarding and happy experience. Your day is filled with meeting the most interesting people and everything you sell is helping Bloomhill to care for local people facing life threatening illness.

Right now, you can become a Bloomhill Op Shop Volunteer. Your help can work wonders!

Respite Buddy

Respite Buddies are responsible for providing support in the form of care and companionship, as well as practical assistance in the form of transport and or basic house-keeping duties, to members of the community facing cancer and other life challenging illness, to their families and friends.

You will be trained to provide support for people facing up to a life threatening illness. Palliative Care trained volunteers are at least 18 years of age, have not experienced a major personal bereavement within the past 12 months and can make a commitment of a minimum of four hours per week for at least 12 months.

Housekeepers

Our housekeepers give their time at the Bloomhill Centre on Ballinger Road to ensure we offer a welcoming and enjoyable place to visit. From washing to keeping the kitchen tidy, the Centre has a multitude of tasks to keep you interested and fulfilled.

Garden

Our 4 hectares is lovingly maintained by our dedicated gardeners. If you love being in the great outdoors, then volunteering in the amazing gardens of Bloomhill would be a dream come true.

Maintenance

Are you handy? Can you turn your hand to fixing things around the home?
Our Maintenance Team are always on the look-out for people like you!

Office Duties

If you have an administration background that includes phone, reception duties and customer service, we have positions available at the Centre.

You will need to commit to a full day every fortnight (8:30am – 4:30pm) on a revolving 2 week roster.

After a successful interview, you will be given on-the-job training followed by fill in shifts that may lead to an ongoing volunteer roster position.

Drivers

Volunteer drivers are required to drive clients to and from medical appointments.

Fundraising

Bloomhill hosts many fundraisers during the year, fundraising volunteers are always welcome to participate with these events.

Cotton Tree Market Volunteers

Bloomhill has the permit for the management of Cotton Tree Markets. We are looking for Volunteers for Sunday Mornings to help out with various positions – selling raffle tickets etc. If you are interested in helping please contact Alex or Val on 5445 5794

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Volunteers are our lifeblood. Volunteering at Bloomhill makes all the difference!

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