Volunteer program

Council has an active volunteer program operating across 21 different program areas. Council values the significant contribution made by over 1,870 community members who assist Council with its community programs and services.

The age range for volunteers with Council is 12 to 90 years and applications from outside that age range will require consideration by the program area concerned.

Occasionally volunteer programs reach capacity or only recruit at specific times as required. Applicants will be advised of vacancies or recruitment times on receipt of expression of interest.

Benefits of becoming a volunteer

Volunteers significantly enhance the quality of life, community spirit and leisure time opportunities in the region.

Council is committed to meeting best practice standards for the volunteer program and providing a collaborative, supportive and safe working environment for volunteers.

Becoming a volunteer is a great way to:

  • Get actively involved in your community
  • Help someone else
  • Build confidence
  • Meet new people
  • Feel needed by the community
  • Learn new skills
  • Gain valuable job experience
  • Make a difference

Interested in volunteering?

Complete the volunteer expression of interest online form if you are interested in volunteering with Council.

More information

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