02 Oct

Josie Regional Finalist

One of our volunteers, Josiane Reubens, Visit Volunteer South West was nominated for Westfield’s Local Heroes community recognition and grants program. Josiane was not successful in being the winner of the $10,000 grant however she was selected as one of 6 regional finalists. Josiane was chosen from 19 inspiring nominees from the local community and we are very proud to call her one of our volunteers. Congratulations Josie! ...

30 Sep

Driver Volunteers are needed

Volunteers Needed Would you like to help Open Support to provide increased accessibility to heath care services to our clients from regional NSW?  Our Country Care Link Program does just that by providing free transport to health care services in Sydney. Country Care Link is a no-cost service provided by a team volunteers to clients travelling to Sydney from rural NSW. Open Support responds to community needs by providing greater access to healthcare services through our Country Care Link transport program. We are really...

05 Jun

Open Support Seeks Local Volunteer Drivers Happy to Help Regional NSW Families in Need

With National Volunteer Week from May 21-28, community-based social welfare organisation Open Support is seeking kind-hearted Sydney-based locals who would like to join its large and diverse volunteer team as it continues to support and help those in need. The not-for-profit organisation – which provides a variety of support services to vulnerable and disadvantaged clients from across the state with the help of a dedicated team of 200-plus volunteers – is particularly looking for locals aged 18 and over to become...

21 Mar

Open Support Volunteer Awarded OAM

Open Support congratulates Elsa Skinner – who was instrumental in organising over 30 TAL volunteers to assist in our successful 2017 Christmas Myer gift wrapping program – on being awarded an OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) in the 2018 General Division for her services to the community through charitable organisations. Elsa (pictured) has been a volunteer with us since 2011 and has been instrumental in introducing the company she works for, TAL – Australia’s leading independent life insurance specialist...

21 Mar

Open Support Launches with Open Call for New Volunteers and Donors

After 28 years of actively addressing unmet social need in the community, the community-based, social welfare organisation Sisters of Charity Outreach has a new name – Open Support. The not-for-profit organisation – which provides much-needed support services to vulnerable and disadvantaged clients from across regional NSW and metropolitan Sydney with the help of a dedicated team of over 200-plus volunteers and through the generosity of its regular donors – launched its new name and brand today with an open call to...