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Stories of hope

Stories of hope

Ivan and Alice Reichelt: A legacy of love

Ivan and Alice dedicated their lives to the work of Wesley Mission, find out how their legacy lives on today.

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Robyn's story: Selflessly helping those in need

The joy of volunteering and giving time to help others has been passed down via generations of women in Robyn Jeney’s family. Read Robyn’s full story of how she selflessly helps those in need.

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Audits to Alan Walker Village

This passionate trio are normally involved in internal audits at Wesley Mission. Read how they extended this impact into Alan Walker Village.

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Caroline’s story: Friday Friendship

For 17 years, Caroline has visited residents in a nursing home. Read how a particular connection with one resident encouraged this long term support.

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Bill’s story: Decades of driving

With a personal philosophy that we were put on this earth to help one another, it is easy to see why Bill was such a dedicated volunteer.

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Kathleen’s story: A family's legacy

Kathleen Herring has the kind of warm smile you can’t help but mirror, as she recalls her long history of involvement with Wesley Mission - including more than 50 years of volunteering. Kathleen shares her story of her devotion to serving others and what it means to her and her family.

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Betty’s story: 99 and still scrabbling

After moving to Alan Walker Village in the 1980’s, Betty volunteered at Wesley Mission’s Dalmar Children’s Home. When this service closed, Betty continued to volunteer any way she could.

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Wesley StreetSmart: Community cupcakes

It doesn’t always take a lot of hard work. This is especially true when a group of volunteers work together.

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From finance and administration to mental health, disability support and aged care, counselling to fundraising or family services, Wesley Mission volunteers perform essential tasks across many challenging and rewarding areas of work.

After a day volunteering with Wesley Mission you will feel satisfied—having helped many disadvantaged people no matter which role you do. Read the stories below and discover how or browse our latest volunteering opportunities to find a role that suits you.

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