The Heart Foundation

Volunteering at The Heart Foundation

Volunteers are an invaluable part of our team as we work hard to save lives across Australia.

We welcome volunteers who are over 18 years of age and who represent the diverse country that is Australia.

See below for volunteer opportunities that are currently available and click through them for details on how to apply. 

Alternatively, click here to complete an expression of interest form so that we can let you know about future vacancies when they arise.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

HBF Run for a Reason, Perth: Aid Station Volunteers

Join our Heart Foundation Aid Station at HBF Run for a Reason in Perth this May

The Heart Foundation would like to invite you to a fun packed morning volunteering at this year’s HBF Run for a Reason. 


When: Sunday 19th May from 5:45am until 12:00pm.

Where: Water Aid Station #3 Heart Foundation (Corner of Nelson Crescent & Hale Street)


To register visit the website here and select ‘Event Day Sunday 19th May Aid Station #3 Heart Foundation’.


We look forward to seeing you there.



Research Consumer Review Committees

Opportunity to share your personal interest in or experience of heart disease

The Heart Foundation is currently recruiting consumers to review applications across our research funding portfolio.

Whether you are affected by heart disease, care for someone with a heart condition, a health professional or simply share our passion for a healthier Australia. Your valuable insight will help us support the best research projects aimed at improving the heart heath of all people living in Australia.

All training will be provided, including understanding terminology, scoring and the research process.

Express your interest today by completing an application form or please contact us if you have any questions by emailing

Event Volunteers. 6 beautiful locations across Australia in 2024

Join us at Coastrek in 2024

We are delighted to have a great opportunity for volunteers to support The Heart Foundation with Coastrek in 2024.

These incredible events will run in Canberra, Sydney, Mornington Penninsula, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide and Margaret River over the year and will raise vital funds for the work of the Heart Foundation. 

This is a great opportunity to get some friends together or take some corporate volunteer leave and get out into stunning locations to bring the sparkle to these events! Find out more and register your interest today.

We’d love to welcome you to the community of amazing Volunteers who make a real difference to the important work of the Heart Foundation in supporting Aussie hearts. Volunteers are the heart and soul of Coastrek, and we couldn’t do it without your support!

Sydney Marathon Event Volunteers Sep 15 2024

The Heart Foundation would like to invite you to a fun packed morning volunteering at this year’s Sydney Marathon.

When: Sunday 15th September 5:45am until 2:30pm.

Where: Drink Station 14, meeting point at St Mary's Cathedral

To register visit our unique Sydney Marathon recruitment link here. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

Walk Organisers

Become a Walk Organiser

Heart Foundation Walking is Australia’s largest FREE walking network. It is a social, fun and easy way for people to walk and be active.

We always welcome new Walk Organisers to this hugely popular program so if you are passionate about improving the health of your community, this could be a great way to do it.

Walking Group Organisers

Walk Organisers come from all walks of life (no pun intended!) and across Australia. The role is flexible as they can decide where, how frequently and how long they walk for.

Some of the roles and responsibilities of a Walk Organiser are to:

  • Complete basic online induction (approx. 40 minutes)
  • Plan the walking routes
  • Promote their walk with the assistance of their Local Coordinator and the Heart Foundation
  • Enter monthly attendance logs on the online system
  • Attend walks and welcome new walkers

What support do Walk Organisers get?

  • Recognition as a Heart Foundation volunteer
  • Online training
  • Free merchandise
  • Walker Recognition Scheme which rewards and acknowledges walking milestones
  • Insurance cover
  • Free resources to promote the group

Help get your community active. Click here to register today!

The Heart Foundation Team

Working together to save all hearts in Australia.

Our people are proud to work at the Heart Foundation and seize the opportunity to make a difference. 

Our Vision is for an Australia free of heart disease.