For volunteers

Join more than six million Australians who volunteer.

Volunteering makes most of us healthier and happier. It allows us to boost our sense of achievement, expand our social networks and learn new skills, while giving back.

Volunteers' stories Meet some volunteers who have found satisfaction by contributing their time and skills.

Types of volunteering There are so many opportunities that you are sure to find the right role for you.

Getting started Volunteers give up their time to help others but the first questions you need to ask to get started are about you.

Recognition and awards There are many ways your contribution is recognised and valued.

Benefits of volunteering Not only does volunteering help others, it's also good for volunteers.

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