When it comes to vitality and longevity, Perth elder care providers recommend that seniors volunteer in their communities. Below are five fulfilling organizations local seniors can join to give back to others in the area.
Seniors can help end poverty in Perth by volunteering with RESULTS. In particular, they are looking for people who are interested in talking and writing to parliamentarians about poverty in Australia. The person should be willing to be trained on how to use social media to make positive changes in the world.
2. Red Cross
If your loved one likes meeting new people, then the Red Cross may be the perfect place for him or her to volunteer. They are looking for people to hand out refreshments to blood donors at their Williams Street location. Occasionally, volunteers may be asked to assist workers prepare documents for their use with blood donors.
3. Sunshine Beach Run Volunteers
Seniors are needed to help with Sunshine Beach Run. They need volunteers to talk to people who stop at their kiosk where they provide information and bring awareness to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. They also need volunteers to help with the children’s inflatable activities. Furthermore, they need course marshals and parking attendants to monitor the area.
4. Kings Park and Botanical Gardens
For seniors who enjoy taking care of plants, Kings Park and Botanical Gardens may be the perfect place to volunteer. Your loved one can choose from several different opportunities. Seniors can choose to help with the park’s upkeep or they can lead groups through the gardens. Some seniors choose to become trained as Master Gardeners and answer questions for curious callers.
5. Perth Department of Fire and Emergency Services
There’s currently need for volunteers at the Perth Department of Fire and Emergency Services. At the Education and Heritage Centre, seniors can visit with guests and teach them about the area’s natural disaster history.
Regardless of your loved one’s interest, there is a great volunteer opportunity waiting for him or her. You can further your loved one’s wellbeing by contacting Home Care Assistance of Perth at (08) 9385 5675 today. Our highly trained Perth caregivers work around your loved one’s schedule to promote physical, emotional and mental wellbeing from the comfort of his or her home. Call today to schedule a complimentary consultation and learn more about our comprehensive services.