Wanted: Everyday Heroes

Thinking about becoming a volunteer?

It’s not just for grannies working in Op-shops (although we love grannies!) anyone can volunteer! Find out what’s involved being a volunteer, read other peoples tales to get inspired and keep up to date with what’s going on around you.


Advice for new volunteers

Where do you start? Here’s some info to help answer those questions or point you in the right direction to find out more.

Getting started FAQs Volunteering guidelines Volunteering centres

Spread the word!

We need your help to source the thousands of volunteers needed in Australia this year.


Real volunteers, real stories

Read and be motivated by those who have volunteered...

Inspiring volunteer stories

Events happening near you

There's always something going on! Find an event you can get involved with.

Browse the events calendar

11 Ways to make volunteering count

Read and watch how you can make the volunteering effort count.

Go on make it count