Council encourages community members from all ages, backgrounds and skill levels to volunteer. It’s a wonderful way to make a contribution to our community, and volunteering also benefits those who volunteer.
Did You Know
- Volunteers are happier, healthier and sleep better than those who don’t volunteer – doctors should recommend it!
- Volunteering results in a ‘helper’s high’, a powerful physical and emotional feeling experienced when directly helping others.
- 96 per cent of volunteers say that it makes people happier.
- Just a few hours of volunteer work makes a difference in happiness and mood.
Whitehorse volunteers make invaluable contributions to a large number of Council programs. To find out more information on each program and express interest in volunteering click on a program below.
- Bungalook Indigenous Nursery
- Environmental Education Program
- Gardens for Wildlife
- Greenlink Indigenous Nursery
- Interfaith Network
- Meals on Wheels
- Parkland Advisory Committee
- Reconciliation and Disability Advisory Committees
- Strathdon House and Orchard Precinct
- Whitehorse Artspace
- Whitehorse Youth Representative and FreeZa Committees.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
If you are looking for a different volunteering experience, or would like to discuss your volunteering needs in more detail, contact Eastern Volunteers. Eastern Volunteers can match you with a local community organisation in need of volunteers with your interests and skills.
To find out more about Volunteering, visit Volunteering Victoria.
Thank You Volunteers!
We'd like to say a very sincere thank you to all volunteers for their valuable contribution to our community. You’re creating a better Whitehorse!
Whitehorse volunteer roles range from drivers, gardeners, event planners and gallery attendants to official members on Committees for Youth, Arts, Cultural Diversity, Parks, Reconciliation and Disability Advocacy.
International Volunteer Day is celebrated on December 5 – thank a volunteer in your life today.