St Agnes’ Parish values the important contribution of volunteers within our communities. We simply could not provide the services we do and in the way that we do without our generous volunteers.
What you need to be to volunteer with St Agnes’ Parish:
- An ability to work in a team
- Enjoy problem solving
- Be flexible
- Like communicating
- A willingness to try new things
There are various opportunities for volunteers to be involved in the parish, including;
Catholic Care for the Aged – Lifestyle and Pastoral Care
Assist Catholic Care of the Age (CCA) residents to enjoy their lifestyle and well-being programs or join the pastoral care team in supporting their spiritual/emotional needs.
Help with our inter-generational playgroup sessions run during the school term.
Assist with the pastoral needs of our parishioners through a wide range of opportunities from children’s liturgy, decoration of the church, taking the Eucharist to those who are unable to attend Mass, to parish hospitality events or assisting in the MacKillop Bookshop.
Support local youth by helping with after school and holiday programs.
Volunteer With Us
Opportunities for volunteering with St Agnes’ Parish will appear here when they become available.
Catholic Care of the Aged
LIFESTYLE VOLUNTEERS – Residential Facilities
We are looking for volunteers to be part of our residents’ lifestyle programs. You would assist with resident’s lifestyle and wellbeing through one to one visits. This helps support their emotional and spiritual needs through their leisure interests,
Complete flexibility around visit days and times.
St Agnes’ Church
SACRISTY & CHURCH CARERS
Help with maintaining the St Agnes’ Church environment by changing altar cloths, wiping down any dirty surfaces such as glass doors, polishing of vases, candleholders etc.
Only rostered on five times per year with your team on a Friday afternoon.
CHILD MINDING – Tuning In To Kids
Help with entertaining children whilst their parent(s) attend a six-week program run by Centacare, which focuses on developing their children’s emotional skills. You will need to be available on Thursdays between 10.00 am and 12.30 pm.
PROGRAM ASSISTANCE– Come Yarn and Play
Support the staff, residents and children involved in the Intergenerational Playgroup at Maryknoll Hostel on Fridays from 10.30 am -12.30pm. Program runs during the school term.
As both roles involve working with children, you will need/ be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check.
You can register your interest by contacting;
02 6588 7444
Or by completing the form below.