Volunteer in the Community

There are loads of opportunities available throughout the year that allow you to get out in the community and do some good!

You’re welcome to organise your own not-for-profit volunteering opportunities but don't forget to log your hours in the Volunteer Portal. We don't want you to miss out on your Reward and Recognition Program. 

Here are some of the favourites amongst our vollies:

Melbourne AMEP Tutor Program - Melbourne Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) at Melbourne Polytechnic is recruiting new volunteers. Become a Volunteer Tutor today and support newly arrived refugees and migrants to learn English! 

Ardoch | Australian Children's Education Charity Volunteer to provide in-class literacy support to engage students in reading, writing and language exercises. You will be trained to work either one-on-one or with a small group of students, and help improve their confidence and engagement with their learning. 

Op Shops – There are various OpShops close to campus and inner-city suburbs that are looking to recruit volunteers for retail/customer service-based roles. These are flexible roles that don’t require any experience and training is provided!

Food for Change, Farm Volunteer - By volunteering at Food for Change you will become part of a community of like-minded people. You will be able to use your experience and skills to make a meaningful contribution in helping grow nutritious crops for those most in need and help alleviate food insecurity in Australia.

Here’s some helpful websites to get you started:
Search the below websites to find community-based volunteering opportunities you can log hours for in the Volunteer Portal.  For advice on finding or applying for roles email volunteer@swin.edu.au 

Don't forget to register as a volunteer!