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Volunteering strengthens and connects our community, improving the health and wellbeing of both residents and volunteers.

Council volunteer vacancies currently available

Council has a wide range of volunteer programs

To view a full list of programs and/or register your interest for future vacancies apply here

Other volunteer vacancies within our City

Accompianist - Multicultural Melodies singing group

When:   Thursdays fortnightly
Time:     9.30am - 11.30am
Where:  John G Tilley Community Building, Tilley Reserve, Hancock Road, Surrey Downs

Are you looking to play with a fun group in Tea Tree Gully area? We are searching for a volunteer to share the role of accompianist for this energetic group. A keyboard is provided and a social morning tea afterwards. If you are interested, please register here.

Community Centre - Busy little bumble bees' brekky playgroup

When:   Thursdays  
Time:    8.30 - 11am
Where:  Holden Hill Community Centre, 82 Valiant Road, Holden Hill

This playgroup aims is to provide an opportunity for families from diverse backgrounds to meet, connect and make friends. The program would start with a light breakfast for those attending.  Indoor play, craft activities and outdoor play included.  Volunteers are encouraged to contribute their ideas and activities to keep little people engaged, set up and clean up from breakfast, put out toys and talk with families during the session. 

If you have a warm and welcoming personality and would like to support families in this area, we would love to have you join our team. If you are interested, please register here.

Community Centre - Mucky ducks art and craft assistant

When:   6 week course per term:  Term 2: 22 May - 26 June
Time:    Wednesdays 8.45 - 10.30am
Where: Jubilee Community Centre, 7 Jubilee Way, Wynn Vale

We are seeking people to help with our 6 week art and craft program for children aged to 2-5 years accompanied by a parent. This role is ideally suited to a person who is interested in working with young children and assisting families with 2 children. Tasks include planning and preparing craft activities, room set up for 24 children, cutting up fruit, assisting with cleaning paint brushes and general clean and pack up. If you are interested, please register here.

Customer Service volunteer - Golden Grove Arts Centre

When:  Thursdays once a month
Time:    1-4pm
Where: Golden Grove Arts Centre, The Golden Way, Golden Grove

We are looking for friendly and outgoing volunteers to assist with front of house duties during matinees. Duties include checking tickets and directing patrons to their seats, reporting any health and safety issues, assisting with serving refreshments, cleaning up and administering evacuation procedures in case of an emergency.  If you are interested, please register here.

Digital Technology Facilitators - Children's Programs

When:  Monday fortnightly
Time:    3.45 - 5pm
Where:  Tea Tree Gully Library

We are looking for volunteers to assist the Library in delivering a range of children’s programs with a focus on coding and robotics. Volunteers require a basic knowledge of coding and confidence using a wide range of programs or be tech savvy and willing to learn some new skills.

People with experience working with children and a passion for digital technologies are encouraged to apply.  If you are interested, please register here.

Gallery 1855 volunteer

When:  various shifts
Time:   weekdays and weekends
Where:  Gallery 1855, Haines Road, Tea Tree Gully

We are seeking volunteers with an interest in the arts to join our customer service team. This role is a customer service role and full training will be provided.  If you are interested, please register here.

Medical and shopping transport volunteer

When: as required
Time: as required
Where: City of Tea Tree Gully

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers interested in driving residents to appointments. Duties include providing transport for Home and Community support clients who need assistance to do their shopping or take them to medical appointments in Adelaide or North Adelaide.

Volunteers are required to use the program car for transport when available. A current drivers licence is essential. If you are interested, please register here.

Men's shed supervisor

When: various
Time:   10am - 3pm
Where: Holden Hill Men's Shed, Valiant Rd, Holden Hill

The Tea Tree Gully Community Men’s Shed Is looking for experienced woodworkers with good skills in the use of wood machinery to supervise and assist other likeminded men & women with projects of all types. If you are interested, please register here.

Newsletter volunteer

When:  negotiable
Time:   negotiable
Where: Civic Centre, 571 Montague Road, Modbury

We are seeking 1 or 2 volunteers to help with the publication of Council's quarterly Volunteer newsletter. You will work collaboratively and under the supervision of Council staff to write, interview, photograph, edit, design and mail out the Newsletter using mail chimp. 

The newsletter is published 4 times per year and working hours will be negotiated on a periodic basis as required to fit with the planning and publication dates. You may already have the required skills or you may be looking to extend your skills and/ or be willing to learn. If you are interested, please register here.

Social programs activity volunteer

When:  Monday or Wednesday
Time:   10am - 2pm
Where: John G Tilley Hall, Cnr Hancock & Yatala Vale Rds, Surrey Downs

We are seeking 2 or 3 enthusiastic volunteers to assist staff to set up and run group activities for our Active Ageing programs. Bring your outgoing personality and high level communication skills. This is a great role for people who enjoy working with elderly people and are happy to have a chat or make someone a cup of tea. If you are interested, please register here.

Social programs cook and kitchen attendant

When:  Monday to Friday - various
Time:   10am - 2pm
Where: John G Tilley Hall, Cnr Hancock & Yatala Vale Roads, Surrey Downs

We are seeking fun and enthusiastic volunteers interested in cooking for our social program for the aged.  You will be part of a vibrant team of staff and volunteers. The role includes assisting with planning lunch time meals, shopping, preparing and cooking. Meals are supplied to volunteers. If you are interested, please register here.

Social programs dementia group assistant

When:  Every Tuesday
Time:   9.30am - 2pm
Where: John G Tilley Hall, Cnr Hancock & Yatala Vale Rds, Surrey Downs

Are you interesting in socialising and communicating with others?  We are seeking 2 volunteers to assist with our Dementia Group. The role involves setting up games and activities, socialising, some basic food preparation and contributing to an inclusive, social environment. You will have the opportunity to participate in outings that occur on a fortnightly basis. If you are interested, please register here

Videographer volunteer

Would you like to use your talents to help Council connect with its residents while gaining experience as a content creator?

We are seeking skilled videographers with a keen eye and a passion for the area to help build our video library. Ideally, you will have previous experience in videography, post production and editing skills, your own equipment, good people skills and access to transport. 

Key duties include set-up and operate video equipment to capture people, events, objects and works within the City, edit video content for use within approved communication channels, upload and catalogue video footage. You will be required to attend planning/briefing meetings as necessary. If you are interested, please register here.

 Walking Group Coordinator

Do you have an interest in walking and have you ever thought about starting your own walking group? 

The City of Tea Tree Gully is teaming up with the Heart Foundation to increase the number of walking groups within our Council area and as a result we are looking for people who are interested in becoming a volunteer walk coordinator.

The time and the location of the walk is up to your availability and your interest.  So if you are keen in finding out more please register here.

Youth board game volunteer

When:  Saturdays weekly
Time:   11am - 1pm
Where:  Tea Tree Gully Library

We are seeking two young people between the ages of 18-22 to volunteer in the library and run a walk-up board game club every Saturday in the youth area of the library. You will be asked to assist with setting up games, encouraging fun play and interaction and packing down.  If you are interested, please register here.

 Bush for Life - bushcarer

The Bush for Life program - part of Trees for Life, in partnership with Tea Tree Gully Council are seeking energetic people to help care for bushland in this City. Volunteers can join a group activity or adopt a local site. Training provided. If you are interested, please register here.

 Meals on Wheels Modbury - drivers and deliverers

When: Monday - Friday
Time: 11am - 1pm
Where: 102 Ladywood Road, Modbury Heights

The Modbury branch is currently recruiting drivers and deliverers to team up, deliver a delicious three-course meal and provide valuable social contact for many people in our community.

Drivers are required to use own car (petrol reimbursement available). Minimum 3 month commitment required. Meals on Wheels are authorised to conduct Crimtrac Police Checks if a current one is not held. If you are interested, please register here.

Refugee support volunteers - Volunteering SA & NT

Volunteering SA & NT are looking for long term volunteers (minimum 6 months) for 2-4 hours per week with a good understanding of the English language: written and oral. The volunteers should have a minimum of 2 years lived experience in Australia. Training will be provided: Cultural Awareness, Child Safe Environment and Client Referral Training for free. 

Information sessions will be held on the 10th and 17th of April from 1pm to 3pm. If anyone is interest and would like to attend a session, please register here:

Road watch, Adopt A Road - KESAB community volunteers

Road Watch – Adopt A Road is a KESAB program providing an avenue for individuals, organisations, school and community groups and businesses to help maintain litter free sections of roadside within South Australia.

In addition to the aesthetic benefits of cleaner roadsides, the volunteer program helps to prevent potential pollutants from entering local waterways.  It helps to improve the quality of remnant vegetation and aids in habitat protection, prevents soil degradation or erosion, and enhances local communities through landscaping, while promoting civic responsibility, community pride.  If you are interested, please register here.


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