Volunteering provides a meaningful, positive impact on the community. Our clients receive valuable assistance from volunteers who provide companionship to isolated elderly people or people with disabilities in their own homes.
Finnish language skills are beneficial but not mandatory.
Volunteers can also provide some assistance with transport and attendance at community activities, e.g. attending functions at the Finnish Hall or other cultural or social events, as well as transport to medical appointments, shopping, etc.
There is a wide range of volunteering options available, and as a FFVS volunteer, you can help in a manner that suits you best – as frequently as you like. Voluntary service is one of the key foundations of our operations, providing support for Finns in need. The voluntary work of people like you has helped Finns in Victoria for 58 years Learn more about the different ways of helping in your area and join us in making a difference in the lives of the elderly. We are happy to have you with us!
Membership entitles you to benefits including subsidised costs of attending events, as well as the right to vote during our Annual General Meeting and nominate for committee membership. Be involved in the running of our organisation and make a valued contribution to the Finnish community.
Be involved in the running of our organisation and make a valued contribution to the Finnish community. Membership is FREE – for more information on becoming a member, click the button below and fill in the form.
As a member you can help in a manner that suits you the best.
The FFVS continues to receive partial support from the Commonwealth and State governments, but relies heavily on support from fundraising and donations from the wider community to provide services such as volunteer visiting in nursing homes, telephone support, etc.
If you would like to support the continued work of the FFVS please contact us to request more information on how to make a tax deductible free-will donation. Your support is greatly appreciated and helps to fund those services we cannot continue to run without government or other financial support.
Want to become a volunteer a member or make a tax deductible donation? Fill in the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.