Volunteering has many social, cultural, health and wellbeing benefits for both yourself and the organisation.
Stories from volunteers
- Read stories from other volunteers on the Volunteering Victoria website
- Listen to this podcast we made for Mental Health Week on why volunteering is good for you
- Read our news story from Volunteer Week 2021 about Yarra's diverse volunteers.
Watch this short video made for Volunteering Week 2021.
Resources for Volunteering
We Volunteer was set up as a volunteer registration platform to respond to provide emergency recovery such as COVID-19.
Go Volunteer allows you to search online for volunteering opportunities.
Seek Volunteering lists volunteering opportunities including in an emergency.
Vollie is an online marketplace that connects talented people to non-profits, charities and social enterprises for skills-based online volunteering.
Sixty and me a resource guide with links and helpful suggestions for seniors looking for volunteering opportunities.
Community First Development opportunities to volunteer living and working alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve community goals.
Our Community is a world-leading social enterprise that provides advice and tools for Australia's 600,000 not-for-profit community groups, state, private and independent schools, as well as practical links between the community sector and the general public, business and government.
Volunteer Match helps people from across Australia match their skills from industries such as IT, hospitality, design, accounting, law and sales to a relevant and rewarding volunteer role.
Australian Volunteers provides opportunities for all kinds of volunteer work in 26 countries across the Indo-Pacific region.
Volunteering Victoria is the state peak body for volunteering, focusing on advocacy, sector development and the promotion of volunteering.
Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering, working to advance volunteering in the community.
Victorian State Government Volunteering is an online community and information resource for Victorian volunteers and volunteering organisations.
JusticeConnect provides legal advice, information and training for not-for-profit organisations through their law program. They work to reduce red tape and improve the legal framework for community organisations.
Not-for-profit information allows you to browse a range of helpful publications and resources, supporting the Victorian not-for-profit community sector to strengthen capacity, governance and sustainability.
Pro Bono Australia provides an online hub for people who want to know more about the national community sector.
Goodcompany fosters corporate and skilled volunteering.
Corporate Volunteering tools to develop a corporate volunteering program.
Find community organisations where you may be able to volunteer through the Community Directory.
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