Hume Volunteer Gateway offers a range of support and opportunities for volunteers and volunteer organisations, to help find and support volunteering.

Millions of Australians volunteer in their communities each year and for many different reasons. No matter what the reason is, volunteering can be highly rewarding, fun and suitable for all ages and backgrounds.

The many benefits of volunteering include:

  • Learning new skills
  • Meeting people and making new friends
  • Boosting employment and education prospects
  • Helping others and making a difference in your community
  • Increasing confidence and improving wellbeing
  • Extending your network and community knowledge.

For work experience or job placement view Employment Pathways.


Discover the many ways to help in the community.

Volunteering, helping people and changing lives. There are many ways you can help in your community. Browse and view a range of volunteering opportunities online and apply directly with the community organisation by completing their application form.

Find volunteering opportunities.

For more information or to see how we can help you with volunteering, you can

Register your organisation for free here and post your current volunteering opportunities.

You can list more than one volunteering opportunity as separate vacancies.

Hume Volunteer Gateway Registration

Better Impact Login


Council has provided this free community advertiser service to local not-for-profit organisations and volunteers located in or servicing the Hume area. All information published here is the responsibility of the organisation providing the information. Council accepts no responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information.

Council does not provide insurance, nor accept responsibility for police and/or working with children checks for prospective volunteers registered with the Hume Volunteer Gateway. By registering your organisation, you are confirming that your organisation has all relevant insurances required for engaging volunteers.

Any disputes or grievances that may arise between registered individuals and organisations must be resolved by the individuals and organisations involved. Council takes no responsibility in settling such disputes. Council will monitor registration and reserves the right to delete individuals and organisations registrations containing false or misleading information.  

Read more information from Volunteering Victoria regarding your responsibilities as an organisation hosting volunteers.

You can contact us on 9205 2200 for more information on volunteering or visit any of the sites below:

Hume City Council is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of content on linked external web sites.

The Hume Merri-bek Volunteer Coordinator’s Network (HMVCN) is a bi-monthly forum specifically designed for leaders of volunteers for organisations within the Cities of Hume and Merri-bek. The forum covers a range of topics that are relevant to not-for-profit organisations, including associations that are entirely operated by volunteers.

Culturally Inclusive Volunteer Toolkit

Membership is free and open to anyone who works with volunteers in Merri-bek and Hume City.


Call 9205 2200 and ask to speak to the Hume Volunteer Gateway Unit

Volunteering for All: strength of people - Expression of interest

Voluntary work can be a tremendously rewarding experience by making a difference in our community.

Stories are powerful. There are many volunteers making a difference in our community.

Help inspire others to get involved and share this rewarding experience! Join us in sharing the message of volunteering for all by submitting your expression of interest online below.

Expression of Interest Form

For further information, contact gateway@hume.vic.gov.au.