Volunteer Groups in Canberra ACT Australia

Canberra and ACT Volunteer Groups

Volunteers are always needed and it is a quick way to make friends.  See also community groups.

  • ACT Libraries – Require volunteers for the collection management unit, the heritage and public libraries and the home library service.
  • ACT Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society Inc – Provides support, information and advocacy for people affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and/or Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) in the Canberra region. The society require volunteers to create awareness and provide support and services.
  • Council on the Ageing (COTA-ACT) – is recruiting for volunteers to join our existing team to faciliate education sessions to groups in Canberra and the region. No previous experience required as full training is provided.
  • Galilee has served the Canberra community through caring for disadvantaged babies, children and young people for over twenty years. Galilee is a community based not-for-profit organisation that addresses the immediate needs of children and young people while also concentrating on prevention strategies. They require foster carers and other volunteers.
  • Lifeline Canberra – Requires telephone counsellors. Visit the website to volunteer.
  • Questacon – Australia’s National Science & Technology Centre, King Edward Tce, Canberra, requires people over the age of 16 with an interest in science to become Volunteer Explainers.
  • Snowy Hydro SouthCare see information for prospective volunteers on the website.
  • Volunteering ACT – The peak body for volunteering in the ACT region, representing the interests of all community volunteers, and of all those who work with volunteers.
  • YMCA Canberra – Requires volunteers to work in retail, administration, education and childcare, sport and as historians.
  • See also Canberra Community Groups

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