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Adelaide Hills Council

Welcome!

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.

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Adelaide Hills Motor Restorers Club

Welcome to the Adelaide Hills Motor Restorers Club

The Adelaide Hills Motor Restorers Club was formed in 1984 by a group of people with a common interest in preserving the machinery of our past.  In particular, cars, motorcycles, trucks, tractors, stationary engines and machinery manufactured in South Australia. Membership is open to anyone who shares this interest whether or not they own any machinery.

 

Search our volunteer vacancies or contact us at pop@ahmrc.org 

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Bracken Rd Reserve Group

The Bracken Rd Reserve Group has been working on a piece of Roadside Reserve remnant bushland since 2017. We are a group dedicated to enhancing local biodiversity through weed management using minimal disturbance techniques. Re-vegetation using local species is being used where weed invasion has been significant.

Volunteer With Us!

We welcome all volunteers. Whatever your age, skill level, knowledge or time commitment, you can get involved. We willingly share our skills and knowledge with you. 

Contact Peter on 0412529465 or pjallen@esc.net.au to find out more about the Bracken Rd Reserve Group and volunteering with us.

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Carers and Disability Link Inc.

 

Together, we link people with disabilitiescarers and the aged, with care and support services through flexible and inclusive choices within our local community.

 

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Conservation Volunteers Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us on various conservation projects in Adelaide and regional SA. Achieve positive environmental impact, meet like-minded participants and improve the health of our beautiful yet fragile ecosystems!

Previous experiences or skills not required. Our helpful team leaders will provide required skills and training on the day. You should be reasonably fit as our projects require lots of physical work, including bending down and using tools.

For more information, please take a look at our available volunteering activities or contact us at adelaide@cva.org.au or phone (08) 8352 4111.

Our Conservation Goal

To increase resilience through the protection, maintenance and restoration of the environment - landscapes, habitats, species and heritage. 

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Cornerstone College

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Do you have some spare time on your hands?  Or do you want to further your skills?

We have a range of different opportunities that may interest you.

  • Second Hand Uniform Shop: customer service, sales, EFTPOS, retail.
  • College Canteen - servicing three Lutheran Schools in the Adelaide Hills: food preparation, customer service, and cash handling.
  • PT&F events and fundraiser opportunities: we have many events throughout the year like our annual Food & Fun Fest. Event set-up and preparation, telemarketing, gift wrapping - the list is endless. 

We have lots of fun so please don't hesitate to contact us to see what exciting opportunities are available... every little bit helps.

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Hills Biodiversity Incorporated

Mobilising to prevent species loss

 

We often hear about species on the brink of extinction or the climate on the brink of collapse – and this sounds quite daunting and hopeless.  


However, community and landholders can work together to push back that brink!

 

Get Involved

 

Are you time-poor and still want to contribute to improving biodiversity in the Hills?

 

We get together for about 2 hours per month on the third Sunday of the month at 9am - no commitment, attend as many events as you want. We plant and/or weed, then enjoy a light lunch washed down with a drink of your choice.

 

It's a great way to meet and chat with like-minded people, and connect yourself with the local community. Find out more by contacting Warren on 0408 444 592.

Our Mission

Connecting landholders and volunteers to enhance the biodiversity of the Adelaide Hills.

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Houghton, Inglewood & Hermitage Memorial Park

 

We, the Houghton Inglewood Hermitage Soldiers Memorial Park Committee (The Committee) have a big & bold vision for our hills community with a 2.5 million sports and community hub building at the Houghton Oval. The Committee has worked on developing a master plan for the last 15 years. Years of planning went into the design of the New Multiuse Community Facility and with everyone’s support we hope to be able to start building this year.

All committee members are volunteers, some working full-time, some semi retired. We are seeking people with specialist expertise in Marketing, Sponsorship/Fundraising to join our Committee as well as people willing to volunteer for specific events only. 

For further information please contact the Treasurer Han on 0404044752.

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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/

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Kiwanis Book Shop

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the Mount Barker Kiwanis Book Shop.

 

Kiwanis is a global organisation of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.

           

New Members Welcome

www.kiwanis.org.au
kiwanisbookshop@gmail.com

KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL
SIGNATURE PROJECT—2020
KIWANIS BOOK SHOP
Mt Barker - Australia
BRONZE AWARD
3rd Place out of 155 international entries
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY WELFARE

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Littlehampton Community Association

 
 
 
The Littlehampton Community Association (LCA) was formed in 1974 to involve residents in community issues, activities and the improvement of township facilities.
 
The current committee is working towards many projects for the betterment our residents, business and community as a whole.
 
The LCA holds many events during the year, including the highly attended ANZAC Day Service & Gunfire Breakfast and Remembrance Day Services, the Littlehampton Carols in the Glebe, and a BBQ stand at various local events.
 
We have a fantastic group of volunteers, and would love to welcome you onto our team!
 
You can contact secretary on lschliebs1@bigpond.com or follow this site.
 

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Mount Barker Community Centre

Mount Barker Community Centre provides a range of courses, activities and services to our local community in the Mount Barker region of the Adelaide Hills.

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Mylor Parklands Bushcare Group

The Mylor Parklands Bushcare Group is a group of local residents and friends who meet regularly to do bushcare work. 

We help to rehabilitate and restore bushland by carrying out a range of activities from implementing the Reserve Management Plan for the Mylor Parklands, raising public awareness of the Parkland status, regular working bees to weed native bush areas and fire hazard reduction. 

The Mylor Parklands is 24 hectares of land, which includes 5 hectares of native reserve, Camp Gooden.  

Volunteer with us!

We are looking for volunteers to join us!

Come and try, you'll learn about local native plants and meet like minded people.

Contact Bill on 0417830089 to find out more about volunteering with Mylor Parklands Bushcare Group.  

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Riding for Disabled Oakbank

Riding for Disabled Oakbank

Riding for Disabled Oakbank Centre (RDA Oakbank) provides specialised horse-riding programs and relationships with horses for mostly young people with physical, intellectual, learning and emotional disabilities. We have been operating since 1980 by local volunteers and are based at the Oakbank Racecourse in South Australia's picturesque Adelaide Hills. 

 

RDA Oakbank is one of 12 centres across South Australia that are formally affiliated with Riding for the Disabled South Australia (RDASA). As a member of RDASA, our centre is a registered National Disability Insurance Scheme provider.

 

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RDA Oakbank holds lessons on Tuesday and Friday afternoons but operate 7 days a week to care for our small herd of horses and maintaining the Centre's grounds and equipment, as well as assisting on lesson days and carrying out administrative support tasks. 

 

We offer you the opportunity to learn new skills with RDA Australia accredited volunteer coaches, other trained volunteers with a diversity of skills, and trained and accredited RDA horses.

 

Fill in an application to volunteer or contact Frances Hardy on 0418851745 to find out more.  

Our Mission

To be a respected, inclusive and sustainable organisation delivering a diverse range of equestrian programs for people requiring support to participate.

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Rotary of Blakiston

The Rotary Club of Blakiston provides the following Services to its local community:

  • conducts the Anzac Day service at Littlehampton.
  • sponsors 2 children to the Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN).
  • supports a Mens Health project in the Mount Barker Shopping Centre.
  • has a stand at the Mount Barker Show.
  • supports "top hat".
  • holds a roadwatch on the road between Littlehampton and Nairne.
  • helps support the Fathers Day BBQ at Littlehampton Primary School.
  • holds a Melbourne Cup Day with proceeds going to Mental Health.
  • has a float in the Mt Barker Christmas Pageant.

To find out how you can be involved take a look at our volunteering vacancies.

Or how about coming along to one of our meetings. The Rotary Club of Blakiston

meets every Wednesday from 6.30pm for Dinner and a meeting at

AUCHENDARROCH, 17 Adelaide Road, Mount Barker.

 

 

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Stirling Players Inc

The Stirling Players, initially known as the Hills Drama Group, are the resident theatre group of the Stirling Community Theatre.  The group was formed after some committed local residents in 1971 succeeded in their lobby to preserve the iconic 1884 Stirling Institute building, in Avenue Road, Stirling, for use as a community centre, following its threatened demolition.  A 25-member committee subsequently resolved to ensure that the old building, newly named the Stirling Community Centre, would get plenty of community use. 

The Hills Drama Group’s first production to the public, an evening of one act plays, was presented in June 1972 with the first full length production, ‘Angels in Love’ in November of the same year.  It was in 1973 that the group adopted its new name ‘The Stirling Players’ and has gone on to mount at least two productions each year with production profits going towards the old building’s upkeep and facility improvement. 

The Stirling Players are now a well-recognised part of the Adelaide amateur theatre scene having produced many award-winning and ‘first production’ plays.  And significant upgrades have been made to the Avenue Road building since 1972 including the addition of a rehearsal/change room and props room, and refurbishment of the auditorium and foyer.  It now boasts a sophisticated sound & lighting system, a comfortable tiered and carpeted auditorium, a warm and inviting foyer, and inside toilets! And has been renamed the Stirling Community Theatre.

Variety of Volunteer Roles available

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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

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The Hut Community Centre

 

Welcome to The Hut Community Centre! 

 
We are a community centre with a passion for the Adelaide Hills, having been initially established in a small hut in Stirling – hence the name of our centre. We are now located in Aldgate and have over 230 volunteers providing financial and social support, education, fun, and fitness activities to support the Hills community.
 
Our services are diverse and focus on engaging with residents in our Hills community. Programs include training and education, sharing skills and interests, and healthy living activities. Our reach covers the entire Hills region through our networks and partnerships which support our philosophy of working with others to support the Hills community.
 
We are your community centre, so let us know your thoughts on how we can work together to further enhance the Adelaide Hills Community!

 

Volunteer With Us!

Volunteering at The Hut is rewarding and satisfying. As a Hut volunteer we will match you with a task that is both challenging and appreciated and will provide you with an opportunity to help others in the Hills community. It is important to us that our volunteers gain a sense of personal achievement in knowing they have made a difference to the community in which they live.
 
Find out more about volunteering for The Hut by clicking on our volunteer activities or alternatively contact us by email on volunteering@thehut.org.au or call 83394400 and ask for Bernadette. 

 

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