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.

Whatever your experience or interest, there are many different volunteer roles to choose from. The most popular roles that come through the Hume Volunteer Gateway include:

  • Administrative support and customer service
  • Aged and disability support
  • Animal welfare
  • Childcare and youth work
  • Community and sporting events
  • Driving
  • Finance
  • Food services
  • Fundraising
  • Gardening and environmental work
  • Hospital and healthcare
  • Information technology
  • Marketing, promotions and communications
  • Mentoring
  • Retail
  • Tutoring and homework clubs
  • Visiting and social support

By signing up as a volunteer you will gain access and support to the range of volunteer vacancies available in Hume and beyond.

You can view and search for volunteering roles online.

Find volunteering opportunities

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