Volunteering is for individuals, families, young people, tertiary students, seniors, school groups, corporations and sporting clubs.
There are many benefits to volunteering, including:
- Broaden your social life
- Explore new careers
- Stay physically and mentally active after retirement
- Discover your passion
- Make a difference, put something back into your community
- Gain experience, contacts and references
- Learn new skills.
Meet Hayley, a volunteer at Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre (PLEEC). She volunteers with the Bush Crew that help with weeding, native tree and shrub planting and the general maintenance of PLEEC, as well as assisting in the environmental education programs that run out of PLEEC.
Watch Hayley Rogers story.
Meet Paul Redman, a volunteer from Capital Community Radio broadcasting from Wireless Hill in Applecross. Paul hosts the popular Capital Classics programme on Thursday nights, bringing joy to dedicated listeners in Perth and beyond.
Watch Paul Redman's story.
Meet Allan Watson, a volunteer from Capital Community Radio. Allan is the long term presenter of the popular swing programme and much appreciated treasurer for the station.
Watch Allan Watson's story.
Meet Kirsten Tannenbaum, a volunteer with the Applecross Support Group of the Australian Breastfeeding Association.
Kirsten coordinates a valuable support, information, education and counselling service to breastfeeding mothers. She is very passionate about empowering mothers in this major life change.
Watch Kirsten Tannenbaum's story.
Meet Sue Weightman, a volunteer from Civic Square Library. Sue assists the with valuable tasks involved in keeping the library running smoothly.
Watch Sue Weightman's story.
Can't find what you are looking for? Register your interest for future opportunities by completing and submitting the form below.
To find out more contact the Melville Volunteer Resource Centre.