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Volunteering improves your health and wellbeing

It has been a joy and a privilege to work with the wonderful caring and devoted staff at Marriott”. Helen, one of our valued volunteers who has been with us for 13 years.

Proud as Punch, National Volunteer Week (21- 26 May) – Making a world of difference

Did you know that?

  • Volunteers are happier, healthier and sleep better than those who don’t volunteer
  • 96% of volunteers say that it ‘makes people happier’
  • 95% of volunteers say that volunteering is related to feelings of wellbeing, even a few hours.
  • Volunteering results in ‘helper’s high’, a powerful physical and emotional feeling of helping others.

https://www.volunteeringaustralia.org/fun-facts/

At Marriott, we have over 70 volunteers who take part in a range of supports including our art program, gardening, swimming, cooking, tennis, outings, admin, beauty workshops and music groups, in small groups or one on one. We encourage you to bring your interests and skills and personality with you. Volunteering can be a pathway to a career.

We host over 40 corporate volunteers over the year, from large to smaller companies

We support our volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering there’s an exciting range of activities for you. Contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator who will manage your placement with professionalism.

For more information

Contact Erica for a conversation:
 [email protected]

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Keep up-to-date on current news, research and events!

Our upcoming events

Westfield Southland

Promotion at Westfield Southland

August 21 2019

The gardening group from Roads to Independence (RTI) are promoting Marriott at Westfield Southland, in front of the Commonwealth Bank. Come and say Hello, hear about Marriott and make a donation to receive a lovingly made succulent mini garden. When – Wednesday 21st August, 10am-5pm Contact – Lucy for more details [email protected]  

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Out and about

Holiday activities coming up

September 30 2019

The holiday activities are on again. From Monday 30th September to Friday 4th October Details to follow. Book in your interest now with Julia on 03 9557 6909 or [email protected]

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Our Community, 2018 AGM

Marriott Community Hub, 100 Wheatley Road, McKinnon

Our Annual Meeting

November 18 2019

Join us to hear about the year at Marriott. Put the date in your diary with more details to follow.

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