Around Australia, there are more than 5.2 million volunteers, at an average of 137 hours per year per volunteer, helping out about 700,000 non-profit and community organisations that operate in this country.
A few links that may help people that are looking into volunteering in Australia.
- Volunteering Australia
- Whether you’re already volunteering or just starting out, this is your doorway to volunteering information and opportunities, no matter what your area of interest or motivation for volunteering.
- Volunteering Queensland
- Volunteering Queensland connects people, resources and organisations to benefit and strengthen our communities through volunteering, projects and initiatives.
- Volunteering Western Australia
- If you are thinking about volunteering in Western Australia, then you’ve come to the right place!
- Mission Australia
- Mission Australia is committed to providing our volunteers with a rewarding experience by offering ongoing training, support and recognition.
- Oxfam Australia
- Volunteering is a great way to be part of Oxfam Australia’s work. We rely on the valuable support of volunteers throughout Australia
- Greening Australia
- Volunteering with Greening Australia is a great way to have a direct impact on the health of our environment. Get your hands dirty or volunteer your time at one of our offices.
- Care Australia
- Care Australia occasionally accept volunteers to assist with administration or specific projects in their Canberra and Melbourne offices.
- Lifeline Australia
- Lifeline relies on the time and efforts of more than 11,000 volunteers Australia wide.
- Go Volunteer
- A searchable website of Volunteer vacancies, developed by Volunteering Australia and the Seek.com group, together with The Boston Consulting Group.
A Short History of Volunteering in Australia: