A bit more about us
There are a range of activities that can be fulfilled by volunteering with us.
sorting and preparing donated items for sale (in both Arthur's Bazaar and Len's Shed)
office administration duties including interviewing clients of their needs to determine the extent of assistance we provide, banking days takings, record keeping, answering phone, greeting clients & visitors, shopping for and preparing food hampers etc
monitoring the Centrelink Access Point during opening hours and assisting when necessary
Management Committee members meet monthly and we're always looking for new volunteers
Loxcare provides good quality donated items through Arthur's Bazaar and Len's Shed. We also provide the Emergency Relief programme, Centrelink Access Point and the opportunity to volunteer.
If you're interested in serving your community through volunteering, please call our Coordinator or drop us an email.
For donations of good quality second hand items, please leave them in the drop-off zone on Pyap St corner, to the left of the office entry.
For larger furniture items or white goods please leave at Len's Shed next door (further up Pyap St). Thankyou for your donation!
Volunteers in Arthur's Bazaar collect, sort and price donated items ready for the shop floor. We often receive compliments about the standard of cleanliness in the shop, this is due to the dedication of our volunteers.
Other volunteer tasks can include, operating the till, serving customers, stocking shelves, window dressing etc.
Tues, Wed, Fri - 9am-2pm
Thurs - 9am-4pm
Saturday - 9am-12pm
Centrelink Access Point
Provides Centrelink reporting facilities, a computer, phone, fax (with direct connection to Centrelink) and friendly trained volunteers to assist you with your dilemmas!
Mon-Fri - 9am - 4pm
CLOSED: Public Holidays (eg. Easter, Christmas, New Year etc)
Here we receive a variety of house hold items including electrical items for tag and testing, furniture can be picked up at no charge, and delivered for a small fee depending on distance.
We have access to second hand beds of all sizes. At times we receive fridges and washing machines.
All furniture is in good condition for sale.
All proceeds go towards our work in the community.
Tues, Fri - 8.30am - 2pm
Thursday - 8.30am - 4pm
Emergency Relief Programme
For those of us who find ourselves in financial difficulty we can provide food, bedding, cooking facilities & utensils with a Centrelink statement or evidence of recent income (eg. payslip).
Vouchers are available for food (from local supermarket), chemist/medical (from local chemist), and fuel emergencies (from local fuel supplier).
Our pantry provides food packs which can feed up to 4 people using sausages or mince plus other ingredients.
Tues, Thurs, Fri - 10am - 1.30pm
Available during August-October 31st for the previous financial year with qualified volunteer to assist you to complete your tax return. Bookings essential via our office.