Get Involved

HOW TO BECOME INVOLVED

CHANGING LIVES, ONE VOLUNTEER AT A TIME:

Volunteers are the driving force of C Care’s programs, reaching out to isolated people and providing them with access to companionship, social connection, relief, and belonging. C Care services extend throughout metropolitan Melbourne.

The role of the volunteer is to be a source of community connection in the life of an isolated person, engaging them in conversation, encouraging outings and civic participation, and forming long-lasting friendship.

Volunteering is available to
attend as a one-off, semi-regularly or regularly
 to suit YOUR needs, whilst helping us to make a difference.

Session times:

Sunday

9:00am -10:30am Cooking Session

11:00am-12:30pm Cooking Session

2:30pm -3:45pm Packing Session

4:00pm – 5:30pm Meal Visits

Thursday

10:30am – 11.30am Packing Session

Afternoon/Evening (before sunset) Social Visit

Friday

Anytime that suits you before Shabbos – Social Visit

What’s involved 

Cooking Sessions

When:

Sunday 9:00am – 10.30am

Sunday 11.00am-12.30pm

Join our volunteers to peel, chop and prepare the meal for this week

This shift generally involves:

Peeling and chopping a variety of fruit and vegetables

Helping to prepare the protein e.g. marinating or crumb-coating chicken, mixing and rolling meatballs

Preparing the starch – e.g. rice, couscous

Packing Sessions

When:

Sunday 2:30pm – 3:45pm

Join our volunteers to package meals into containers for the recipients

Each item is carefully weighed and measured prior to packing

Containers and items are set up in a line

Volunteers pack the items into the containers (according to measurements provided) and then seal the containers and place them into crates

Thursday 10.30am – 11.30am

Join our volunteers to pack bread packets or pantry boxes

Social Visits

When: 

Thursday afternoon/evening (before Sunset) or anytime on Friday before Shabbos

The highlight of the week for our recipients, volunteers deliver a bread packet or pantry box to the recipient’s door.

They receive a list of recipients to visit (generally about 8-10 apartments)

The apartments on each list are either in the same building, or near each other

Volunteers deliver the meals to the apartments, and are encouraged to spend a few minutes with each recipient (if all parties are comfortable with this)

Meal Visits

When: 

Sunday 4:00pm – 5:30pm

The highlight of the week for our recipients, volunteers deliver a freshly cooked meal to the recipient’s door.
Volunteers pick up the meals from our kitchen

They receive a list of recipients to deliver to (generally about 8-10 apartments)

The apartments on each list are either in the same building, or near each other

Volunteers deliver the meals to the apartments, and are encouraged to spend a few minutes with each recipient (if all parties are comfortable with this)

Fundraising

Do you want to host an event and donate the money to C Care?

We love sharing who we are and what we do

We want to make sure that you are fully prepared with all the information and material you need
Contact us to request your STARTER PACK

Group bookings

Bookings can be made to host a CookOff for:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Bar / Bat Mitzvahs
  • Youth Groups
  • Corporate Events
  • Synagogues
  • School Groups

To enquire about costs and make a booking to host a CookOff, contact info@ccare.org.au or call 03 9636 3321 .