Take Love Teams

Get a group together from your school or youth group to form a Take Love Team and volunteer on the frontline of our work. There are opportunities all year round but places fill quickly!

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Aged Care

Anglicare has 22 residential aged care locations where we are committed to supporting the older people of our generation. In these locations Take Love Teams might find themselves putting on musical performances, having one on one conversations with residents, helping to put up Christmas decorations or doing general maintenance.

Shops

Over 500,000 people pass through our 19 Anglicare Shops each year looking for affordable clothing. We stock the shelves with good quality donated goods and all the money that comes in is used to fund other Anglicare programs. Volunteering in our Shops may involve refurbishing the Shop, dressing the mannequins, cleaning things up and welcoming the customers that pass through.

Hamper Packing

Anglicare’s Toys ‘n’ Tucker campaign runs every year. Food items and toys are collected from churches, schools and other organisations and packaged into hampers to be given to those in need at Christmas. Take Love Teams can come in to our warehouse at Villawood to pack the hampers and help sort through the toys to make sure kids receive a gift they will enjoy.

Mobile Community Pantry

The Mobile Community Pantry is run in partnership with the local church. The van, stocked with pantry items, rocks up to particular churches every week to give customers an opportunity to pay $10 and then fill up a bag with anything they want. Take Love Teams can come and serve tea and coffee to customers and help restock and shelves.

Special Events

Anglicare often hosts special events in which we need teams of volunteers to help lend a hand. This might involve doing a musical performance, wrapping gifts or helping set up. Keep a close eye on the Anglicare Instagram for notifications as to when we specifically need these teams.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can be in a Take Love Team?
Teams can range from 2 to 30 people. The size of the Team may influence where you can volunteer.
Can I choose where my Team volunteers?
You can select the service area that your Team would prefer to volunteer in. Whilst we will do our best to give you your preferred option, there may not be a current need in that particular service so we may suggest another area of the organisation to volunteer in.
How old must you be to volunteer?
Students must be in Year 10 or above. Certain exceptions may apply, please contact us if you have any questions regarding this.
Do Teams require a supervisor to be with them?
Yes. Teams must be accompanied by a supervising teacher, youth leader or parent over the age of 18.
How long can a Team volunteer for?
Your Team can volunteer anywhere from a few hours up to a week. This is largely dependent on the service you wish to volunteer for.
Can our volunteering be a regular occurrence?
We would love to develop a long lasting relationship with your school or youth group. Please indicate that you would like your volunteering to be regular when you register.
Is it possible to volunteer on the weekend?
Yes! However, not all of our services operate on a weekend. Please contact us for more specific information.
Where does Anglicare operate?
Anglicare operates in the greater Sydney, Illawarra and South Coast areas.

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