Do you have a passion to improve the mental health and wellbeing of our community?
Volunteering with Gladstone Mindcare you will:
Meet new people
Support your local community
Donate your skills and knowledge
Gain experience and learn new sills
Be part of a friendly and supportive team
Receive training and ongoing support
Social Connection Activities
We are looking for friendly people who are looking to make a difference in our community by helping us to plan and deliver social connection activities at the Gladstone Mindcare Hub.
Social connection is an important component of mental health and wellbeing and social connection activities facilitates the engagement of individuals in meaningful and inclusive activities that strengthen their sense of connection, wellbeing, independence and confidence.
Gladstone Mindcare uses an online platform to manage all volunteer activity. Our online volunteer centre allows you to register, update your volunteer availability and preferences, see upcoming volunteer opportunities, check out the latest news and more.
Volaby is a software tool built by Orange Sky Australia, that helps us to recruit, onboard, communicate, roster and develop our volunteer workforce.
There are multiple opportunities available for volunteers with Gladstone Mindcare including social connection activities, helping us out at events or behind the scenes support with things like admin, marketing, fundraising or project management.
Volunteers from any background may find a worthwhile contribution can be made to Gladstone Mindcare.
There are 4 simple steps to apply to volunteer with Gladstone Mindcare:
When you click the link, you will be asked to provide your name, email and create a password to set up a Volaby account
Volaby will then send you an email (check your junk mail) asking you to verify your email address by clicking a link
To create your Gladstone Mindcare volunteer profile you will be required to answer questions and complete tasks. Once you have completed the questions and online induction you will receive a message on your screen letting you now that your application is awaiting approval by Gladstone Mindcare.
Once your application is approved by Gladstone Mindcare, Volaby will send you another email confirming the approval. You are then able to enter the Gladstone Mindcare Volaby page and make yourself available for your first shift!
If you need assistance to use our online volunteer centre – whether it’s technical help or the use of a computer, please feel free to call or come and see us and we’d be more than happy to assist you.
Gladstone Mindcare is an inclusive organisation and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and experience levels, so if you have some spare time and want to give back to your community we’d love to hear from you.
Acknowledgement of Country
Gladstone MindCare acknowledge the Byellee, Gooreng Gooreng, Gurang and Taribelang Bunda people who are the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate, and their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures and to Elders past, present and emerging.
Acknowledgement of LGBTIQ Communities
Gladstone Mindcare pays respect to LGBTIQ communities who have worked to support the improved health and wellbeing of their peers, children, families, friends and country. We celebrate the extraordinary diversity of people’s bodies, genders, sexualities and relationships that they represent.
Welcome to Gladstone Mindcare's online hub, a space for the Gladstone community to access information, connection to existing mental health and wellbeing supports and be involved and connected with the Gladstone Mindcare hub.
It's also a space for collaboration between committed health and human service organisations and other individuals passionate about improving mental health, alcohol and other drugs support.
We work collaboratively to enact transformational change for improved mental health and wellbeing outcomes for the people of the Gladstone region.
Register now to be a part of our online community!