Community Recovery Volunteer Roles

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

Please note, during an emergency we will send out roles 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

Northern Community Church of Christ

Op Shop Volunteer

Sort donations, create displays and assist customers in our community Op Shop.

Time commitment:
3-4 hours / weekly
Location:
Preston, VIC
Volunteer For Knox

Share the Joy Appeal – Xmas Helpers

Sort donations of gifts and food to create festive hampers for community members in need over the Christmas period.

Time commitment:
Nov – Dec / weekly
Location:
City of Knox, VIC

Essential services

Muslim Women's Council of Victoria

Meal Delivery Drivers

Collect and help deliver free meals to families in need.

Time commitment:
2-3 hours / weekly
Location:
Coburg, 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
Volunteer Connect

Meals on Wheels Drivers

Deliver nutritious meals for those in need, undertake wellbeing checks and facilitate social connection.

Time commitment:
1 hour / weekly or fortnightly
Location:
Warrnambool, 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
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

Social support

Central Bayside CHS

Community Visitor Volunteer

Call or visit an elderly resident who may be experiencing loneliness or social isolation to stay connected with their community.

Time commitment:
1-2 hours / fortnightly
Location:
Frankston, Kingston & Bayside, VIC
Chatty Cafe

Chatty Cafe Table Volunteer

Increase social connectedness, help reduce social isolation and loneliness by simply engaging in conversation at a local cafe.

Time commitment:
1-2 hours / weekly
Location:
Metro & regional areas, VIC
City of Whittlesea

Community Connector Volunteer

Build positive rapport with a socially isolated and lonely older resident, and help them engage in local community activities.

Time commitment:
Flexible
Location:
Whittlesea, VIC
Jewish Care Victoria

Meal Buddies

Converse with an elderly resident at meals times to improve their appetites, overall mental health and decrease isolation.

Time commitment:
1-2 hours / weekly
Location:
Carnegie, VIC
Whitelion

Youth Mentor

Support a young person (10-17 years) in Out of Home care to reduce isolation and connect with their community.

Time commitment:
2-3 hours / weekly
Location:
Gippsland region, VIC

Community projects

Doveton Special Soccer School

Sports Assistants

Assist soccer training sessions to enable people with special needs to benefit from participation in a team sport.

Time commitment:
2 hours / weekly
Location:
Dandenong, VIC
Jewish Care Victoria

Musical Entertainer

If you sing or play an instrument, help entertain and uplift spirits of elderly residents in care.

Time commitment:
1 hour / weekly or fortnightly
Location:
Carnegie & Windsor, VIC
Northern Community Church of Christ

Op Shop Volunteer

Sort donations, create displays and assist customers in our community Op Shop.

Time commitment:
3-4 hours / weekly
Location:
Preston, VIC
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
Volunteer For Knox

Share the Joy Appeal – Xmas Helpers

Sort donations of gifts and food to create festive hampers for community members in need over the Christmas period.

Time commitment:
Nov – Dec / weekly
Location:
City of Knox, VIC

Specialist skills

None currently available.