Community Recovery Volunteer Roles

Below are the volunteer opportunities currently available through weVolunteer (powered by MyPass).

Please note, during an emergency roles may be sent out more frequently.
Otherwise, new community recovery roles will be sent to your registered email every Thursday.

Click on any of the roles below to find out more information and how to apply.

New roles

Melbourne AMEP

Volunteer Tutor

Support newly arrived Afghan refugees practice English language skills and settle into their new life in Australia.

Time commitment:
1 hour / weekly
Location:
Melbourne south-east, VIC (Or remote)
Volunteering Victoria

Aged Care Support Volunteer

Help bring the joy of friendship and companionship to older Victorians living in residential aged care.

Time commitment:
Flexible / until August 2022
Location:
Statewide, VIC
5th Sandringham Scouting Group

Assistant Scout Leaders – Joeys

Assist with supervision and the re-establishment of Scouting for children aged between 5-8 years.

Time commitment:
Tuesdays 5:15 – 6:15pm / weekly
Location:
Sandringham, VIC
5th Sandringham Scouting Group

Assistant Scout Leaders – Cubs

Assist with supervision and the re-establishment of Scouting for children aged between 7-11 years.

Time commitment:
Tuesdays 6:30 – 8pm / weekly
Location:
Sandringham, VIC
5th Sandringham Scouting Group

Assistant Scout Leaders – Advantage

Assist with supervision and the re-establishment of Scouting for children and youth with special needs, aged between 9-18 years.

Time commitment:
Thursdays 6:30 – 8pm / weekly
Location:
Sandringham, VIC

Essential services

Big Group Hug

Van Drivers

Drive the Big Group Hug van to collect and deliver donations to hospitals and community services.

Time commitment:
Flexible / Mon-Fri (AM)
Location:
Bundoora, VIC
Big Group Hug

Warehouse Sorters & Packers

Help sort and pack donated baby and children’s items ready for distribution to families in need.

Time commitment:
Flexible
Location:
Bundoora, VIC
Knox City Council

Meals On Wheels Volunteer

Support seniors to remain independent in their own homes by delivering meals in your local community.

Time commitment:
3 hours / weekly
Location:
City of Knox area, VIC
Muslim Women's Council of Victoria

Kitchen Helpers

Assist with the preparation of meals to ensure they are ready for delivery to families in need.

Time commitment:
Fridays / flexible
Location:
Brunswick, VIC
Muslim Women's Council of Victoria

Meal Delivery Drivers

Deliver prepared meals and food packs to families in need.

Time commitment:
2-3 hours / weekly
Location:
Brunswick, VIC
Thorne Harbour Health

Client Transport

Help people living with HIV maintain their health by getting to regular medical review appointments.

Time commitment:
2-3 hours / weekly
Location:
Footscray, Mulgrave or Frankston, VIC
VCC Emergencies Ministry

Emergency & Crisis Support

Provide compassionate care to communities who’ve been severely impacted by disaster events.

Time commitment:
Flexible
Location:
Statewide, VIC
Volunteer Connect

Meals On Wheels Volunteer

Support seniors to remain independent in their own homes by delivering meals and providing social connection.

Time commitment:
Flexible
Location:
Warrnambool, VIC
Whittlesea Community Connections

Community Volunteer Transport Drivers

Drive a 12 Seater bus to transport clients and/or groups.

Time commitment:
1 day / weekly
Location:
Whittlesea, VIC
Whittlesea Community Connections

Emergency Relief Assessor

Evaluate needs of those experiencing financial hardship or crisis and assist in connecting with relevant support services.

Time commitment:
2 hours / weekly
Location:
Whittlesea, VIC
Whittlesea Community Connections

Emergency Relief Truck Driver

Collect, transport and deliver children’s material aid items to families in need.

Time commitment:
2 x Thursdays / monthly
Location:
Epping, VIC
Whittlesea Community Connections

Food Collective Driver

Assist with warehouse tasks, as well as picking up and delivering food and supplies to the Food Collective’s warehouse.

Time commitment:
5 – 15 hours / weekly
Location:
Epping, VIC

Social support

Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council (via Ballarat Foundation)

Volunteer Driver

Drive the BRMC mini-van to assist seniors and those living with a disability access transport to and from local programs.

Time commitment:
5 hours / weekly
Location:
Ballarat, VIC
Volunteering Victoria

Aged Care Support Volunteer

Help bring the joy of friendship and companionship to older Victorians living in residential aged care.

Time commitment:
Flexible (until August)
Location:
Statewide, VIC

Community projects

Melbourne AMEP

Volunteer Tutor

Support newly arrived Afghan refugees practice English language skills and settle into their new life in Australia.

Time commitment:
1 hour / weekly
Location:
Melbourne south-east, VIC (Or remote)
Northern Community Careworks

Administration Support

A short term role assisting with food relief, community meals program and op shop office administration.

Time commitment:
3-4 hours / weekly
Location:
Preston, VIC
Sussex Neighbourhood House

Homework Club Tutor

Assist young people with homework or learning tasks to ensure they catchup after prolonged remote learning.

Time commitment:
1-2 hours / weekly
Location:
Pascoe Vale, VIC (Or remote)
VicRoads

Mentor Driver (Metro)

Assist young learner drivers between the ages of 16 and 21 years gain driving experience.

Time commitment:
1-2 hours / weekly
Location:
Across Melbourne, VIC
VicRoads

Mentor Driver (Regional)

Assist young learner drivers between the ages of 16 and 21 years gain driving experience.

Time commitment:
1-2 hours / weekly
Location:
Regional areas, VIC
5th Sandringham Scouting Group

Assistant Scout Leaders – Joeys

Assist with supervision and the re-establishment of Scouting for children aged between 5-8 years.

Time commitment:
Tuesdays 5:15 – 6:15pm / weekly
Location:
Sandringham, VIC
5th Sandringham Scouting Group

Assistant Scout Leaders – Cubs

Assist with supervision and the re-establishment of Scouting for children aged between 7-11 years.

Time commitment:
Tuesdays 6:30 – 8pm / weekly
Location:
Sandringham, VIC
5th Sandringham Scouting Group

Assistant Scout Leaders – Advantage

Assist with supervision and the re-establishment of Scouting for children and youth with special needs, aged between 9-18 years.

Time commitment:
Thursdays 6:30 – 8pm / weekly
Location:
Sandringham, VIC

Specialist skills

None currently available.