Volunteer at Mayflower

"You can tell that the time you give makes a real difference to the lives of the residents at Mayflower".

Make a Difference in the Lives of Older Australians

Join our dedicated team of volunteers and contribute to enhancing the independence, well-being, and lifestyle of older Australians.

As a volunteer at Mayflower, you can assist with various activities, such as companionship, outings, and special events, providing valuable support and creating meaningful connections with residents.

Volunteer Opportunities

Many different ways you can make a difference


Bring joy and companionship to older Australians

Activity Assistance

Help organise and support engaging activities

Get Involved and Make a Difference

At Mayflower, our community thrives because of our 80+ dedicated Volunteers. These remarkable individuals generously dedicate their time and unique talents, playing a pivotal role in providing compassionate care and enhancing our residents' lives.

From offering invaluable companionship to actively participating in our various lifestyle programs, every Volunteer makes a profound impact.

If you're passionate and eager to give back, we warmly invite you to join the Mayflower family. Together, we can continue to make a real difference in the lives of elderly residents.

Make a Difference

Schools and Mayflower: Bridging Generations with Youthful Joy

Young people bring immense joy to residents at Mayflower. Their interactions create mutually beneficial friendships. We're grateful for the continuous support from local schools, with students frequently participating in our lifestyle activities.

Their involvement is always eagerly awaited and highly participated in by residents. To contribute, please fill out our Volunteering Enquiry Form below.

Meet new people

You’ll get the opportunity to interact with a range of people from staff, other volunteers and residents.

Share your skills and knowledge

As a volunteer at Mayflower you'll have plenty of opportunities to share your unique wealth of knowledge.

Improve your wellbeing

A study by Volunteering Australia shows that volunteering is associated with better perceived mental wellbeing and happiness.

Help grow our community

Volunteers hold a special place at Mayflower, as they allow us to deliver activities and services that would not otherwise be possible.

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How can you help?

There are a number of ways you can be involved as a volunteer at Mayflower:

Driving our community bus for excursions and shopping trips

Manning the Mayflower gift shop at Brighton

Sharing specialised skills such as art and craft or gardening groups for residents

Providing musical entertainment for residents

Spending one-on-one time with residents playing cards and chatting

Have a different skill or talent you’d like to share? Reach out to our team with your ideas!

Inspiring Stories

Volunteer Experiences

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