Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities at Aftercare

Aftercare provides a variety of volunteering opportunities ranging from arts programs and community projects through to assisting clients develop necessary life skills such as communication and daily budgeting.
As an Aftercare Volunteer, you are making a huge difference in someone’s life.

If you are interested in making a difference within your community, there are volunteering opportunities across NSW, QLD and the Bendigo, VIC region.

What can you get involved in as a Volunteer?

  • Assisting clients to develop household skills like budgeting or cooking
  • Gardening,
  • Tutoring and coaching
  • Writing and editing
  • Arts and craft
  • Administrative support
  • NDIS program support
  • Taking part in our community programs like walking and knitting groups
  • Fundraising
  • If you have a special skill or talent- let us know!

Get in touch

If you are interested in volunteering at Aftercare please contact volunteering@aftercare.com.au

What next?

If an Aftercare service has an opportunity for volunteer work, management will contact you directly to discuss further and arrange an interview.
See the Frequently Asked Questions for more information about volunteering at Aftercare.

 Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have experience or be qualified?

This depends on the role you would like to volunteer for. Attitude and experience are very important; however some volunteer roles require specific job skills or qualifications.

Do I have to make a long term commitment?

Your commitment to any volunteer position is determined by your circumstances, interests and the time frame in which the position is available.

What hours does Volunteering take place?

Most volunteering with Aftercare occurs during regular office hours. Occasionally, volunteer programs will run during the evenings and on weekends- you will be n notified if this is the case.

How many hours are involved?

Each volunteer role is different. You are able to advise your weekly availability during your application and can discuss this during the interview process.

Can I volunteer with my family or friends?

Some volunteering opportunities are available for groups.  Two or more people can easily work together in volunteer work such as fundraising or client outings.

Do I need a Criminal Background Check?

Yes, Volunteers are required to provide a Criminal History Check, and a Working With Children Check if volunteering with our Youth Support Services.

What can I do with the skills I’ve learnt afterwards?

The skills and experiences that you gain while volunteering are not only useful for future careers, but also enhance your resume. We are more than happy to provide a reference for the work you have done with us.

Will volunteering cost me anything?

No – it’s completely free!