Search for a volunteer role
If you are are looking to volunteer for a local not-for-profit or community group, you can search our volunteers directory.
Recruit volunteers for your organisation
- If your not-for-profit organisation is looking for support from volunteers, please submit the role and we will post it in our volunteering opportunities directory.
- The directory is a free service to not-for-profit organisations based in Cardinia Shire, or that service Cardinia Shire residents.
Subsidised training for volunteers
We offer a volunteer training program each term, which is offered by local neighbourhood houses, community centres and Universities of the Third Age (U3A) at a subsidised rate (conditions apply).
The following courses will be available throughout the year:
- food handling
- basic bookkeeping
- first aid and CPR
- various computer courses.
For details of available programs and fees and to apply for a subsidised place, please contact the relevant training provider directly.
- Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre
- Moy-Yan Neighbourhood House (formally Bunyip & Ditsrict Community House)
- Cardinia U3A (Pakenham)
- Cockatoo Neighbourhood House
- Emerald Community House
- Lang Lang Community Centre
- Living and Learning Pakenham
- Outlook Community Centre
- Upper Beaconsfield Community Centre
Annual event for volunteer organisations
- More than 500 volunteer organisations work to make Cardinia Shire a great place to live, so in May every year we celebrate our volunteers through a volunteer reception at Cardinia Cultural Centre.
- Each year, invitations to attend the volunteer reception are sent to 2 representatives from not-for-profit groups. To ensure representatives from your organisation are invited, please confirm your organisation's contact details are correct in our community directory.
- We hold the volunteer reception in May, to coincide with National Volunteer Week