Freedom Solutions

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Volunteer

Clever solutions made for freedom

Since 1975 Freedom Solutions Australia has worked with volunteers to create custom solutions for people living with a disability. Today, with over 250 volunteers across two States, we love connecting volunteers with members of their community. 

We always need volunteers so please fill out the request form to speak with a member of staff about current opportunities and learn about the difference you can make in the community.

Volunteer Opportunities

Technical Volunteers

Location:

Flexible
*Applications in Hunter region are encouraged.

Time Involved:

Project Based

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design, construct and/or modify aids and equipment for individuals with disabilities in your own maker space at home
  • Participate as a team member with the Freedom Solutions Project Coordinator, clients, carers or other health professionals (and volunteers if required). Attend appointment/s with the Project Coordinator to discuss the project requirements with the client at their home, school or where ever the aid/equipment will be used.

Freedom Wheels Bike Build Volunteers

Location:

 

Northmead(NSW)
Abbotsford(VIC)

Time Involved:

Project Based

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Follow instructions ensuring bikes are assembled to a high standard
  • With the guidance of the FW Bike Mechanics as well as comprehensive bike manual and individual bike configuration sheets assemble FW parts as required and fit parts to each bike
  • When each bike is completed, ensure the final configuration is checked against the “bike checklist form”
  • Conduct bike service

Courier Volunteers

Location:

Sydney

Time Involved:

Depends on delivery

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Attend our central office in Northmead and load the bike/s into the van
  • Plan the trip
  • Deliver the bike/ equipment to the client’s address, unload and handover the bike
  • Return to Northmead

Safe Ride: In-Vehicle Assistive Technology Innovation

Location:

 

Flexible

Time Involved:

Project Based – flexible

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new solutions. The goal is to increase road safety through clever assistive technology. Adressing the challenage of unwanted unbuckling.
  • We are looking to grow a diverse team of engineers, designers, and tech experts.
  • Volunteers who have varied expereince with emerging technology and can bring creative insights.
  • Optional collaberation online or in-person, with clients and/or other volunteers.
  • Contribute to overall project or key phases: design, prototyping, evaluation, and reporting.

Join the Safe Ride project to enhance road safety for disabled children. Your skills and expertise can help create safe travel options for all.

Technical Volunteers

Location: Flexible

Time Involved: Project Based

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Design, construct and/or modify aids and equipment for individuals with disabilities in your own maker space at home
  • Participate as a team member with the Freedom Solutions Project Coordinator, clients, carers or other health professionals (and volunteers if required). Attend appointment/s with the Project Coordinator to discuss the project requirements with the client at their home, school or where ever the aid/equipment will be used.

Freedom Wheels Bike Build Volunteers

Location: Northmead(NSW), Abbotsford(VIC)

 

Time Involved: Project Based

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Follow instructions ensuring bikes are assembled to a high standard
  • With the guidance of the FW Bike Mechanics as well as comprehensive bike manual and individual bike configuration sheets assemble FW parts as required and fit parts to each bike
  • When each bike is completed, ensure the final configuration is checked against the “bike checklist form”
  • Conduct bike service

Courier Volunteers

Location: Sydney

Time Involved: Depends on delivery

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Attend our central office in Northmead and load the bike/s into the van
  • Plan the trip
  • Deliver the bike/ equipment to the client’s address, unload and handover the bike
  • Return to Northmead

Safe Ride: In-Vehicle Assistive Technology Innovation

Location: Flexible

Time Involved: Project Based – flexible

Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Design and develop new solutions. The goal is to increase road safety through clever assistive technology. Adressing the challenage of unwanted unbuckling.
  • We are looking to grow a diverse team of engineers, designers, and tech experts.
  • Volunteers who have varied expereince with emerging technology and can bring creative insights.
  • Optional collaberation online or in-person, with clients and/or other volunteers.
  • Contribute to overall project or key phases: design, prototyping, evaluation, and reporting.
Join the Safe Ride project to enhance road safety for disabled children. Your skills and expertise can help create safe travel options for all.

How to volunteer with us

01

Submit an Enquiry to the HR & Volunteer Coordinator

Our HR & Volunteer Coordinator, Amelia, will review your application and determine whether we can utilise your skills and provide an engaging volunteer experience.

02

Meet Us

When we receive your application we will invite you to meet the team.

03

Checks & Induction

You will need a valid: 

– Working with Children Check 

– NDIS Screening Check. 

You’ll meet your group coordinator and learn about our commitment to clients and volunteers as well as the details of the work you’ll be undertaking.

04

Change Lives!

We will start assigning you projects, you can attend your local group meetings for support and collaboration.

Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

Our volunteers

Davy Lee

Electronics Engineer
When Davy Lee retired after a fulfilling working life, it was almost inevitable that his path would lead him to volunteering with an organisation like Freedom Solutions.

Mike Muir

Electronics Engineer

For the past four years, Mike has been giving back by volunteering at Freedom Solutions Australia, a cause near and dear to his heart.

Rod Savage

Biomedial Engineer

Rod has been with us for seven years. Rod’s primary goal is to assist people with disabilities. His journey with us is a testament to the power of volunteering and the impact it can have on the lives of others.