Become a Volunteer

Your time and talent can make a real difference in people’s lives.

Our vital work is only possible

because of people like you.

 

Whether helping one displaced family or thousands, providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran,

or teaching others how to respond in emergencies, it’s through the efforts of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

HELP US SPREAD THE SERVICE!

your

SERVICE

IS VALUED

WHAT IS A VOLUNTEER?

Volunteering is an activity which takes place through not-for-profit and community organisations and projects or your local community and is undertaken:

  • to be of benefit to the community and the volunteer

  • of the volunteer’s own free will and without coercion and

  • for no financial payment.

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Volunteering can deliver a wealth of benefits including:

  • A means of building self-esteem and/or confidence

  • A great way to learn or develop skills and interests

  • A pathway to enhance work experience

  • Enhance your health and get active

  • A way to meet new people or broaden your social circle

  • As an expression your gratitude for help you may have received in the past

  • An opportunity to support a cause you feel strongly about and,

  • Making a real difference to your community.

TYPES OF VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES:

Accounting  

Administrative assistant

Advertising

Aged Services

Cataloguing/database

Catering

Coaching

Communications

Counseling

Disability support

Driving

Education services

Events volunteering

Exhibition volunteering

Food service

Fundraising

Gardening

General guide

Graphic Design

Health & Wellness

Hospitality

IT and computing generally

Marketing/publicity

Mentoring

Merchandising

Reading support

Research

Tutoring

Visiting

Writing and Editing

and so much more!

Wondering what to do next?

1.      Register to Volunteer

Complete the online registration form below.  Alternatively, telephone and speak with a Team Leader for Volunteer Referral Service between 11:00 am and 3.30 pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

2.      Participate in an Interview

When you register online or call the Team Leader Volunteer Referral Service Rep – an interview time will be set with you to discuss your skills, desires and interests so as to better match available volunteer roles with potential volunteers.

Please note that ALL dealings with Volunteer service are conducted in English.

3.      Attend a free workshop

The eBridge to Volunteering workshop is held on Fridays from 2.00 am to 3.30 pm at our training location.  The workshop will help you define what volunteer team you will join, it also covers the benefits of volunteering, including then rights and responsibilities of Volunteers. 

 

Should you wish to become a volunteer and plan to attend the workshop

please submit your volunteer registration form below

and book below for the workshop via the online events booking eBridge to Volunteering form (see below)

We look forward to your service!

eBridge Volunteer Webinar
Learning and Understanding your Role as a Volunteer
When
Time is TBD
Where
eBridge Volunteer Training Webinar

*please check back for webinar schedule and updates