Volunteering is a great way for people from multicultural and newly arrived communities to become involved in local life.
Volunteer work is unpaid and benefits the community and the volunteer.
Working as a volunteer can help newly-arrived people to become familiar with Australian workplaces and systems. This experience may later help you to find paid employment with another organisation.
Do you want to be a volunteer?
Volunteering Geelong and Diversitat may be able to help you.
is a not-for-profit organisation that matches people wanting to volunteer with organisations looking for volunteers. Their services are free.
Volunteering Geelong welcomes potential volunteers from multicultural and newly arrived communities. You may find their information for overseas visitors
(formerly Diversitat) have an array of volunteer programs to assist newly arrived individuals and communities to settle into Geelong and to help the established communities with everyday life.
Homework assistance, aged support, events, community activities, hospitality administration and programming at 94.7 The Pulse and establishing a new life in Geelong are just some of the areas volunteers can assist.