Volunteering

Information about volunteering within the Bayside communities.

Volunteering benefits everyone! Here is some information about opportunities to volunteer in and around the Bayside LGA

Why volunteer?

Volunteering provides opportunities for people to stay connected, make new friends, stay active, utilise existing skills, and learn new skills. People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons and the benefits to everyone are varied.

How can I volunteer?

There are many ways to become involved in your local community through council volunteering opportunities, and partner organisation volunteer programs.

There are also opportunities to volunteer within programs, festivals and events. All you have to do is get in contact and we will help you with the next steps.

BushCare

Our BushCare volunteers play a vital role as protector of our fragile bushland environment, preserving natural flora, fauna and removing what can be harmful to its future.

Library

Our Library offers a variety of different volunteer opportunities which includes tech programs, multicultural programs, book groups, conversational English classes and events.

Community

There are plenty of opportunities to volunteer at our Arts Festival, Senior's Healthy Ageing program and Youth Work program. We can also can connect you to other exciting volunteer opportunities with partner organisations in the community.

Meals on wheels

Our volunteers assist in delivering meals to those who are unable to or find it difficult to prepare a meal for themselves. Volunteers work in pairs delivering meals to client’s home on weekdays from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Volunteer positions include drivers and runners.

Events

We have volunteer opportunities at a range of our events including Australia Day, Chinese New Year, Spring Fair, and at our New Year's celebrations. Volunteer positions include stage management, merchandising, providing information and coordinating entertainment.

Volunteering Partners

For further volunteering opportunities in the community please visit the following links:

Centre for Volunteering

Do Something Near You

Go Volunteer

Good Company

NSW Volunteering