Situated on the grounds of Montefiore in Randwick, the campus is a thriving connected community thanks to our volunteers, residents, clients and employees of Burger Centre, JewishCare and Montefiore.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
Burger Centre volunteers are an integral part of our community. They help us to extend our range of services and create meaningful connections with our employees and clients alike. Many of our volunteers are emigrants themselves who speak different languages and bring their rich cultural background to our Centre to enhance our client’s experiences. Your volunteer commitment can be once a week, once a fortnight or once a month.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE
- Bringing clients to and from the Centre in your own car.
- Being part of the activity program and spending time with clients. We are always looking for volunteers to support our outings, assist with our Music and Memories, Dance-Wise and Cycling Without Age programs, board games, card players and art specialists.
- Intergenerational program volunteers – can be in school/uni term or holidays.
We are always looking for more volunteers! To explore the opportunities please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
VOLUNTEERING FAQS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It is mandatory that volunteers at the Burger Centre have the annual flu vaccine and are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
HOW MUCH TIME COMMITMENT IS REQUIRED TO BE A BURGER CENTRE VOLUNTEER?
It depends. With such a diverse range of services, there are opportunities to suit many levels of commitment from weekly to fortnightly or monthly.
CAN I VOLUNTEER IF I WORK FULL TIME?
Most of our services operate from Monday to Friday within business hours. However, we sometimes require volunteers to help with weekend special events and at other times.
WILL THERE BE TRAINING AND SUPPORT?
We provide orientation training and support. We will also offer to send you on appropriate training courses to enhance your volunteering skills.
ARE VOLUNTEERS COVERED BY INSURANCE?
Public Liability Insurance for volunteers is provided by Burger Centre.
DO VOLUNTEERS NEED A POLICE CHECK?
All volunteers are required to undertake a Police Check. You will also be asked to provide the names of two referees to support your application. The Police Check is free for volunteers.
WHO PAYS FOR THE POLICE CHECK?
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Join our small and diverse team!
Our focus is on providing a safe, inclusive and fun environment where we improve the lives of our clients through a range of programs designed to build skills and resilience, maintain independence and strengthen social connections.