Anglicare supporting people, community and environment
VOLUNTEERS are key people in a vibrant, connected and thriving society.
At Anglicare NT, volunteers support others in the community by delivering Meals on Wheels, helping at their opportunity shop and visiting older people through the Community Visitors Scheme.
During National Volunteer Week, Anglicare NT celebrates the generous contribution of their volunteers – thanking them for their commitment and kind efforts that bring joy, connection and support to people across the Northern Territory.
At the ReStore opportunity shop in Darwin, volunteers help sort, display and sell second-hand clothing, books and household items. Through resale and restoration, the shop helps build a sustainable community and environment.
“Our volunteers support the running of our store, they sort goods into saleable or unusable items, turn old clothing into rags, display items and serve customers,” said Re
“We’re always looking for new volunteers. We’ve got an exciting opportunity now for a volunteer to help us develop an online shop to make some goods more accessible.”
This year has presented new challenges across the country, making it more important than ever to recognise and acknowledge Australia’s volunteers.
Anglicare NT CEO Dave Pugh highlighted the relevance of this year’s Volunteer Week theme, ‘Changing
“Volunteering is the foundation of a good society. Volunteers change lives through genuine relationships, human care and dignity,” he said.
“We thank our volunteers for selflessly giving their own time to give back to our community. And for complying with COVID-19 organisational precautions and government directives.”
To learn more about volunteering opportunities at Anglicare NT, phone 8985 0000.
Anglicare NT staff member Lisa visits the ReStore Opportunity Shop