I want to volunteer

Why everyone should consider volunteering...

Millions of Australians volunteer in their communities each year and for many different reasons. No matter what the reason is, volunteering can be highly rewarding, fun and suitable for all ages and backgrounds. The many benefits of volunteering include:

  • Learning new skills
  • Meeting people and making new friends
  • Boosting employment and education prospects
  • Helping others and making a difference in your community
  • Increasing confidence and improving wellbeing
  • Extending your network and community knowledge

Become a volunteer today

To get involved, view and search for volunteering roles, click Volunteering opportunities button below.


For more information or to see how we can help you with volunteering, you can
  • send us an email to gateway@hume.vic.gov.au
  • or give us a call on 9205 2200 and ask to speak to the Hume Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer roles

Whatever your experience or interest, there are many different volunteer roles to choose from. The most popular roles that come through the HVG include:

  • Administrative support and customer service
  • Aged and disability support
  • Animal welfare
  • Childcare and youth work
  • Community and sporting events
  • Driving
  • Finance
  • Food services
  • Fundraising
  • Gardening and environmental work
  • Hospital and healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing, promotions and communications
  • Mentoring
  • Retail
  • Tutoring and homework clubs
  • Visiting, social support

By signing up as a volunteer you will gain access and support to the range of volunteer vacancies available in Hume and beyond.

Find out more about volunteering

You can contact us on 9205 2200 for more information on volunteering or visit any of the sites below:

Volunteering Victoria
Volunteering Australia
OzVPM - the Australian Volunteer Program Management
World Volunteer Web
Australian Volunteers International

Hume City Council is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of content on linked web sites. Linked web sites will open in a new browser window.

Updated : 12:28 PM, 18 January 2018

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