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 Red Cross
Red Cross is a leading humanitarian organisation in Australia, improving the lives of disadvantaged people. We are part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the largest humanitarian network in the world with over 100 million volunteers.
In all activities our volunteers, members and staff are guided by the Movement’s Fundamental Principles - Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity and Universality. We are partners of choice in the humanitarian services of the public authorities, independent of government and without any political, religious or cultural affiliations.
Red Cross Shops sell a wide range of recycled and new clothing as well as household items.
Each year, Red Cross Shops rescue 450 tonnes of clothing from landfill. Provide social development opportunities to volunteers. The shops raise funds for our everyday work and play an important role in communities. We have 11 shops across South Australia.
Carers and Disability Link Inc.
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Carers and Disability Link are focused on delivering compassionate and personalised care across regional South Australia. We offer support and resources to carers, people living with disability, and people aged over 65, as well as providing vital connection across our regional communities through various social enterprise programs.
OP SHOP VOLUNTEERS
Hours between Monday-Friday 9.30am-4.30pm, 3rd Saturday each month 8.30am-2.30pm
The organisation is now expanding its amazing team of volunteers to meet the extraordinary growth of the Op Shop, and would love to hear from anyone who is able to help one Saturday per month, or a day or two in the week. A friendly approach to customer service, enthusiasm, along with an interest or background in retail would be great, but not essential!
For more information or a Registration Form email victoriag@CADL.support or call Vicky for more info on 8389 7383 ... We can't wait to hear from you!
Glam up our Op Shop!
Carers and Disability Link Op Shop, Woodside, has a fabulous reputation of being friendly and clean, with rumours of their awesome bargains spreading far beyond the Hills! To keep things fresh and sparkly, the volunteer team is looking for a Volunteer Op Shop Merchandiser with creativity and flair for displays. With good commercial awareness, confidence, great teamworking and communication skills; this much valued new position will focus on appropriate op-shop-goer trends, colour and ideas to increase community engagement and sales to support family Carers across the region.
Interested? Email victoriag@CADL.support or call Vicky for more info on 8389 7383
Floral Art Club of Mount Barker Inc
Affiliated Club of AFAA - Australian Floral Art Association and long time sponsor of the Floral Art section of the Mount Barker District Show.
We are looking for more members to join our club and learn and practice the art of floral arranging through demonstrations and workshops. Visitors welcome.
WHEN: Club meets every third Thursday of the month (except December and January) at 1.30pm
WHERE: CWA Hall, Cnr Mann and McLaren Streets, Mount Barker
Enquires welcome. Please phone Joylene (8391 1586) or Yvonne (0414 777 649)
Situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills, the Hahndorf Academy is a magical place where visual arts and heritage meet.
The Academy Shop showcases quality hand crafted products by local and regional artists and designers. We are proud to stock works from over 100 local artists in our beautiful shop including glass, jewellery, prints, cards, skin care, books, clothing and original artwork.
There is an ever-changing panorama of contemporary visual art to discover in our Gallery,
You can also absorb the local history in our German Migration Museum and be captivated by objects and stories relating to the lives of Hahndorf’s pioneering families. Starting out as a boarding school, and later a maternity hospital, if the walls of the 19th Century Heritage building could talk they would tell remarkable stories of history and courage and fear and excitement as early settlers created new lives for themselves.
Ph: 8388 7250
Hahndorf Visitor Information Centre - Mount Barker District Council
The Hahndorf Visitor Information Centre is the only accredited Information Centre in the Adelaide Hills tourism region. A regionally focused welcome centre located in the heart of Hahndorf, our team of volunteers are local residents who love talking with the variety of visitors to our town, sharing their knowledge and stories.
Our volunteers choose to gift their time with us for many reasons including a love of Hahndorf, history or the region, social interaction, developing skills and building confidence and we have fun getting out and experiencing all the region has to offer by visiting accommodation places, wineries and attractions. The position can be as varied as you wish it to be with plenty of support available. We look forward to you joining us.
Please contact Amanda Emery 8393 7600 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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.
Volunteer With Us!
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.
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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St John Ambulance SA
St John Ambulance SA is a self-funded charity that cares for the well-being of all South Australians through the provision of first aid at events, first aid training and products, youth development, and social inclusion programs.
Our mission and vision, along with our values, guide our charitable work in the community.
To create a safe, supported, engaged and resilient South Australian Community.
Our people challenge themselves to be the best they can, and operate in a spirit of Teamwork to provide community benefit through education, care and connection
Integrity underpins all that we do
High Quality Services
High quality services are provided to all of our clients, patients and customers
We celebrate and aim to reflect the Diversity of the South Australian community and work in the spirit of reconciliation
As our most important asset, our people are shown Respect, are valued and developed
To ensure wellbeing of all South Australians is improved through St John SA’s delivery of innovative, client-centred and evidence-based health, community and educational products and services.
All our work is underpinned by a professional network of volunteers and staff.
The Hut Community Centre
Welcome to The Hut Community Centre!
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The Stirling Players Inc
Come and join us at The Stirling Players
Getting involved with a theatre group is unlike almost any other volunteering role. For a start, there are no specific age, gender or skills requirements, and there’s a wide range of activities to get involved in.
What’s more you can devote a little time or a lot of time as your life allows.
We would love to hear from you
Variety of Volunteer Roles available
Torrens Valley Community Kindergym
We are a small community kindergym run by a parent committee and we are based in the Gumeracha Town Hall. Our classes are on Monday mornings during term time with an all ages class from 9:30-10:30am and an under 2 year class from 11-11:45am.
Ideally we would love a volunteer to assist from 9am-12pm (time negotiable) to support our leader with any last minute set up and then to sit in the foyer and welcome, check in members on our excel spreadsheet, process square device EFTPOS and then attend the sessions to support the leader and families. We require a working with children police check (free for volunteers). This role would be great for a retiree, student or anyone interested in supporting the local community. We will provide full support and training to make the person comfortable in the role.