There are more than 11,000 volunteers in Yarra who offer their skills, experience and time to give back to the community.
There are many opportunities for people to volunteer locally, which span the fields of aged care, the arts, the environment, emergency services, animal welfare, education, sport and many more.
For general information about volunteering, contact:
Volunteering Australia - the national peak body working to advance volunteering in the Australian community. Volunteering Australia provides direct support for volunteers and organisations who work with volunteers.
Search the following websites to find a volunteering role:
Go Volunteer - provides information about volunteer opportunities in your area.
Volunteering Victoria - supports volunteers, volunteer managers and co-ordinators and not-for-profit and community organisations within Victoria.
Victoria’s Volunteering Portal - an online community and information resource for Victorian volunteers and volunteering organisations.
Probono - offers VolunteerMatch, a service that connects skilled professional volunteers with not-for-profit organisations that need assistance.
Online Volunteering - helps people share skills, knowledge and ideas from a computer anywhere in the world.
Timehelp - an intergenerational volunteer program that connects young people and retirees for education, well-being and community benefits.
Australian Volunteers International - an independent not-for-profit organisation that manages development projects and programs in a wide range of countries.
Call or visit a volunteer resource centre to find volunteering opportunities nearby:
Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre
405 Camberwell Road
Camberwell, VIC 3124
T: 03 9882 5860
F: 03 9804 0060
Darebin Information, Volunteer & Resource Service Inc.
287 High Street
Preston, VIC 3072
T: 03 9480 8200
F: 03 9495 0022
Other Volunteer Resource Centres can be found on the Volunteering Australia website.
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