We appreciate everyone's kindness and desire to help and will continue to keep you updated on relevant and important information regarding volunteering during COVID-19
Volunteering Victoria information - COVID-19 register to Volunteer
In times of crisis, Australians love to help.
Volunteering can provide crucial support to people in the community who are impacted by an emergency. Volunteers can register their interest to volunteer and organisations can also register their need for volunteer assistance on Volunteering Victoria's website.
You can read more about how to volunteer during the COVID-19 emergency by clicking the Volunteering Victoria's website (External link) for more information:
Have you been helping your elderly neighbour with groceries and supplies during COVID-19? Are you trying to start a volunteer group to help out with your community? This video is for you.
A guide for volunteers (informal volunteering): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eS3FI0HRg4
Volunteering opportunities with the Australian Government Community Visitors program with focus on establishing phone & virtual friendship with older people
Check out the featured volunteering below as volunteering organisations such as Melbourne City Mission, Inclusion Melbourne and Northern Health need volunteers to help with the Community Visitors volunteering opportunity and you can apply directly.
Further information: https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/community-visitors-scheme-cvs
COVID-19 Important Links:
Hume Volunteer Gateway
Become a volunteer today
Volunteering can be highly rewarding, fun and suitable for all ages and backgrounds. The many benefits include: meeting people, making new friends, making a difference in your community, learning new skills, helping others and improving workplace experiences.
There are many different volunteering opportunities available with community organisations and groups.
Hume Volunteer Gateway makes it easier for you to find a volunteering opportunity that suits your interests, motivation, availability and location.
How to find a volunteer opportunity
To view the volunteering opportunities available in the community, use the searches options on the left side of this page.
Interested in an opportunity? You can apply directly to the community organisation by clicking 'Fill in an application' online and they will contact you to discuss your interest.
Hume City Council has put their regular volunteering programs on hold to protect the health and wellbeing of their volunteers following advise from State and Federal Governments and will not engaging new volunteers until further notice.
Link Community Transport Inc
Northern Health- Broadmeadows Hospital
Friends of Sunbury Cemetery Advisory Committee - Seeking Secretary
Lions Club of Craigieburn - Formation
Link Community Transport Inc
Melbourne City Mission- Community Visitors Scheme