Community Toolbox Canberra

Help Put Tools and Equipment into the Hands of the Canberra Community

Community Toolbox Canberra welcomes applications from the community to assist with all aspects of running the tool & equipment library.

Opening hours are currently:

Saturday:     10am - 1pm

Please note: All volunteers on-site must hold a valid Working With Vulnerable People Card. 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Toolbox Assistant

As a Toolbox Assistant, you will operate the Toolbox during opening hours under the supervision of a shift supervisor.

The role includes:

  • operating the Toolbox borrowing software
  • processing payments through our POS system
  • assisting members select appropriate equipment
  • processing loans of tools & equipment
  • reviewing returned tools & equipment
  • returning tools & equipment to their spot in the library

Volunteers will:

  • hold a current Working with Vulnerable People Card
  • be friendly and helpful
  • confident in the use of a computer
  • able to carry equipment weighing less that 15kg


We need qualified and licensed electricians on our volunteer team.

Licensed electricians will:

  • tag and test electric tools and equipment
  • complete repairs of electric tools
  • undertake maintenance of electric tools & equipment.

Electrician volunteers must:

  • hold a current Working With Vulnerable People card
  • be licensed as an electrician in the ACT


If you are handy at repairing tools and equipment, we need you at Community Toolbox Canberra.

As a handyperson, you will:

  • make non-electrical repairs to tools and equipment
  • undertake scheduled maintenance of non-electrical tools and equipment
  • assess condition of tools & equipment for suitability for borrowing

Toolbox Staff

Activity Shifts Start End
Toolbox Assistant 2 12/4/2021 12/18/2021

Our Mission

The mission of Community Toolbox Canberra is to make it possible for everyone to have the means to create, have fun, try a new hobby and make their home more liveable and, in doing so, reduce waste and pressure on the Earth’s resources.