Volunteering is a rewarding way to get involved in your community and provides an opportunity to:
- contribute to your community
- make friends
- learn new skills
- help gain experience for future employment
- have fun.
Volunteering for Council
The City of Port Phillip manages a range of programs where volunteers can help deliver services to the community. If you are interested in helping with any of the programs below, we would love to hear from you!
- FReeZA Committee and Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)
- Social Inclusion Program
- Festivals (St Kilda Film Festival, St Kilda Festival and Yaluk-ut Weelam Ngargee)
- Home Library Service
- Friends of Suai/Covalima
- Local History and Heritage Centre
- Children Services
To find out more information about volunteering for Council, please visit our Online Services.
Please note that due to physical distancing guidelines, Council has suspended many of our volunteer programs to help minimise the spread of COVID-19.
Volunteering for community organisations
There are many community groups and organisations that you can volunteer for.
The following resources are available to help you find the right opportunity.
Seek Volunteering lists volunteering opportunities including in an emergency.
Go Volunteer allows you to search online for volunteering opportunities.
We Volunteer is a Community Recovery Volunteering initiative designed to support communities in times of need.
BeCollective provides free volunteer management software, and lets you volunteer for the causes you care about.
Vollie is an online marketplace that connects talented people to non-profits, charities and social enterprises for skills-based online volunteering.
Communiteer connects, engages and mobilises volunteers to tackle the world's greatest challenges through virtual volunteering.
Volunteer Match helps people from across Australia match their skills from industries such as IT, hospitality, design, accounting, law and sales to a relevant and rewarding volunteer role.
Goodcompany fosters corporate and skilled volunteering.