This year the Ekka holiday for the Moreton Bay Region will be held on Monday 8 August 2022.
Council has volunteer opportunities across various program areas. These include:
Volunteering enhances community spirit and provides residents with opportunities to acquire, develop and share skills and knowledge, and to participate in community life. Furthermore, volunteers enable and enrich the provision of programs and services to the community.
Becoming a volunteer is a great way to:
Council's program areas offer a variety of volunteer opportunities and recruit new applicants through an expression of interest. Please submit an expression of interest (EOI) for each volunteer opportunity you wish to apply for.
Team member volunteer
Community Disaster Management is an official volunteer program of Council's Disaster Management Team. The program is made up of community-led teams from areas that are vulnerable to isolation during disaster events (see list of community teams). Team members are local residents who volunteer to support their community before, during and after disasters and are a valuable resource to Council, emergency services and their communities.
Due to the nature of the program, you must live in the area your team is based in:
For more information view Community Disaster Management - volunteer opportunity details(PDF, 303KB)
Bushcare provides community members with the opportunity to take part in hands-on conservation and restoration activities. There are several sites throughout the Moreton Bay Region where Bushcare activities occur. The Bushcare program is an integral part of the management of bushland reserves and is helping to conserve and manage our valuable bushland areas.
For more information:
Engagement volunteers assist with welcoming visitors to the Environment Centres, responding to customer service enquiries, assisting with the delivery of educational programs, maintenance of resources and displays.
Environment centres - Grounds volunteer
Grounds volunteers assist with basic maintenance of natural areas such as mulch distribution and hand weeding, leaf blowing of pathways, basic boardwalk and walking track maintenance.
Community nursery volunteers maybe asked to assist with the propagation of seedlings, cleaning of used pots, preparing potting mixes and fertilizers, and labelling tube stock.
For more information view Community nursery - volunteer opportunity details(PDF, 273KB)
For enquiries on volunteering with the Redcliffe Botanical Gardens email firstname.lastname@example.org.