Volunteer and make a difference!

stall-selling-fundraisingIt’s important that you choose a volunteer role that’s a good fit for you. Here are a few questions to consider:

  • Why volunteer?
  • Is helping kidney patients a cause I feel passionate about?
  • Are there particular skills or knowledge that I can contribute?
  • Does the location make a difference?
  • How much time can I commit?

Kidney Support Network (KSN) has an ongoing need for volunteers from all walks of life who have a broad range of skills and experience, and, who care about people and having a positive impact on the lives of those affected by Kidney Disease. We are proud of our volunteers who are compassionate, determined, resilient and committed to promoting kidney health in the wider community.

We have an endless number of small volunteering opportunities which is what our organisation is all about. It is a great way to support kidney patients, meet people, learn more about Kidney Disease and add to your life skills.

What can a KSN Volunteer do?

  • Listen to Kidney patients;
  • Refer patients to relevant services;
  • Help in KSN Op Shops;
  • Guide patients and families to relevant support and people to talk to;
  • Investigate, with KSN Management, problems faced by patients such as transportation, accommodation and appointments;
  • Support carers with information on support groups such as the Childhood Kidney Support Network and Awesome Kidney Kids Programs;
  • Offer support within the hospital setting (visits);
  • Research support possibilities for patients and carers (for KSN Facebook, Website and Newsletters);
  • Transport patients to appointments and dialysis (some areas). Drivers needed;
  • Establish relationships through KSNs’ ‘Phone a Friend’ program; and
  • Administration tasks in KSN offices.

With one in three people being at risk of or suffering from Kidney Disease, KSNs’ services are in demand and there are a variety of volunteer positions available throughout Queensland.

We welcome enquiries and are confident that being a part of Kidney Support Network will greatly enhance your experience in life by being involved in your community and creating and sustaining new friendships in a caring and supportive environment.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, or would like more information, you can download our Volunteering Brochure, contact us on 07 3855 9781, or email us at information@ksn.org.au.

Alternatively you can register your interest online, or print and fill in our volunteering signup form and post it back to us at:
KSN Volunteering
PO Box 457
Redcliffe QLD 4020