Join us, become a volunteer!
Volunteering is at the heart of TOMNET. By working together, our team of volunteers make a positive difference to the wellbeing of isolated and lonely older men in the community.
Becoming a Volunteer opens up a world of opportunity to learn new skills, develop self-confidence and meet new friends.
The services you provide as a Volunteer are beneficial, not only to yourself, but also to the organisation and, most importantly, to the people gaining direct benefit from your skills, enthusiasm, time, effort and companionship.
We understand that members must COMMIT to a shared focus, and that SHARED EXPERIENCES need time and sustained interaction to develop secure relationships.
In short, we aim to develop sustainable groups that are peer supported and member led.
How Can I Help?
Volunteers for TOMNET determine their level of involvement and the types of activities they wish to be involved in. We can help you find a position that best fulfills your interests and skills.
TOMNET Volunteers support and enhance the lives of disadvantaged youth through sharing skills and life experiences by Mentoring at the Toowoomba Flexischool.
Volunteering Australia is the National peak body for volunteering working to advance volunteering in the Australian community.
TOMNET is a registered member of Volunteering Australia. TOMNET supports and encourages older men to be involved with their community by helping other older men deal with retirement, depression, isolation and grief.
Our Volunteers having a positive impact on your community.
- 550 Hours of Aged Care Peer Support 95%
- 1456 Hours of Home Visiting Fellow Members 85%
- 2400 Hours of Mentoring 93%
- 540 Hours of Rural Support 78%
- 60 Hours of Member Telephone Support 88%
- 156 Hours Visiting Fellow TOMNET Members 93%