Adelaide Hills Council
People who live, work, study and play in the Adelaide Hills give purpose to our work at Council.
Volunteering is an opportunity to partner with us so we can build connected and inclusive communities filled with resilient, active individuals across the Adelaide Hills.
Through volunteering you can make a valuable contribution to our community, share your skills or gain new ones, and get to know your community by connecting with new people.
Ways you can volunteer with Adelaide Hills Council
We are looking for volunteers of all ages, across a range of skills and different life experiences to directly contribute their time to assisting Hills communities.
Search our current volunteer vacancies below to find your volunteer match.
Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation
We provide programs to young people 8-18 years experiencing family mental illness with the aim of empowering them to build resilience, lifelong knowledge and connections, so they can reach their potential.
We provide evidence-based, age appropriate prevention and early intervention mental health services, embedded within a peer-based social and activity based format. Children attend camps, fun activity days and online Connect chat sessions featuring mental health education.
Hills Environment Centre Inc.
Ink Pot Arts Inc
Ink Pot Arts is an award-winning NFP organisation based in Mount Barker. We offer supportive, fun, high-quality opportunities to explore the performing arts through workshops and events. Our workshops are led by creative professionals & provide not only the chance to develop new skills, but great companionship across different generations, cultures & life experiences. Regular programs include drama, dance-drama, ukulele, and singing. Specialty workshops are available on request.
Want to volunteer with us? There are many different options, from working on our Farmers' Market fundraising stall to making costumes, painting sets, assisting with event management, publicity and more. Tell us what you love to do and we'll see where you can assist :)!
To find out about our programs go to: https://inkpot.com.au/
Mount Barker Community Centre
Mount Barker Community Centre is a not-for-profit, independent organisation located in the heart of Mount Barker SA. The Community Centre offers local community members opportunities to connect with each other through a variety of responsive and inclusive programs, events and volunteer roles across the region. The Community Centre is responsive to local community need and works to address gaps and unmet needs through innovation and collaboration.
Mount Barker District Council - Chat and Connect Program
Are you a social person with a passion for supporting our local community? If you love connecting with others and have a special place in your heart for older people, we have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you!
The Aged Care Volunteer Visitors Scheme Program is a Government Funded Program that supports older people living in the community who may be socially isolated. Our Chat and Connect program match a volunteer with an older person with the aim to create a meaningful connection and reduce social isolation.
Mount Barker District Council - Community Programs
Sammy D Foundation
The Sammy D Foundation educates young people on the impacts of bullying, and drug and alcohol fuelled violence. By providing relevant age-appropriate knowledge and tools, young people are empowered to make positive life decisions for a better community.
The Sammy D Foundation’s Mentoring Program provides one to one support for a young person who may be experiencing some level of disadvantage, social isolation or needs a positive role model. The young people are aged between 7-17 years and living in the Adelaide Hills, Mount Barker, Murray Bridge, and surrounding suburbs.
Seeking Volunteer Mentors
Save Our Wildlife Foundation Inc (SOWFI)
Save Our Wildlife Foundation - South Australia
Our volunteers care for orphaned, sick, injured and displaced wildlife and relieve suffering through effective rescue & rehabilitation, releasing back into the wild whenever possible.
SOWFI offers training and supports research that will benefit our wildlife in South Australia.
We will advocate on behalf of our wildlife and create awareness amongst South Australians of their beauty and value to ensure they are here for generations to come.
Our volunteers fulfil many varied roles, which collectively, and in collaboration with
other organisations, contributes to the short and long-term welfare of our native
wildlife and the conservation of their habitat in South Australia. www.save-our-wildlife.org.au
The Cedars Hahndorf
Established in 2011, the Hans Heysen Foundation is a charitable trust which exists to celebrate the great artists legacy of Sir Hans Heysen and to preserve, enhance and promote his Adelaide Hills home and his property 'The Cedars' as a welcoming place of international cultural significance for present and future generations.
In addition to the historic studios of Hans and Nora Heysen and its iconic home and garden, The Cedars has recently commenced the process of developing a world class tourism destination in the form of a new gallery, visitor centre and restaurant.
The Cedars is open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4:30pm and public holiday Mondays, no minimum time commitment per week and we welcome anyone who can donate their time even if it is just a few hours per fortnight. You can choose your preferred days and from morning or afternoon shifts (or both).
The benefits of volunteering with The Cedars include a generous staff discount on retail items (art prints, books etc) as well as free entry to The Cedars, invitations to volunteer events, skills development in art history and public engagement and working for a highly regarded charity in a beautiful setting. Our team of volunteers are friendly, helpful and passionate about preserving the legacy of Sir Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen and educating our many visitors.
Volunteer Opportunities in Arts and History - generous benefits
The Hut Community Centre
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