MDSI supports volunteering as an integral part of Australian society. By becoming a volunteer at MDSI you have an opportunity to contribute to the unique efforts of MDSI in the local community, especially to the culturally and linguistically diverse communities throughout the Macarthur region.
What our volunteers do?
MDSI volunteers help in a variety of programs. People receiving volunteer help have different needs, some require social assistance and others practical assistance, some are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, some are refugees and others are struggling with family, educational or health problems. Our volunteer roles include:
- Helping with group activities
- Helping children in playgroups
- Cafe assistants for our social enterprise cafe - Cafe Kulcha
- Assisting frail aged people with shopping or home visits
- Tutoring young people
- Teaching English
- Assisting with environment causes such as the Food Security Project
- Gardening and maintenance
- Providing clerical assistance
- Assisting participants at our Men's Shed
- Drivers for our community buses, to delivery catering orders and the Drive to Life program
Are you ready to volunteer?
To find out more about volunteering with MDSI call our Volunteer Coordinator, Lisa Harrison, on 4627 1188.
- Volunteer Application Form (pdf: 110 KB)