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Advice & Tips

Your guide to finding the right volunteer opportunity.

Why Volunteer

How to make your passion your job

This video touches on the story of Jesse - the founder of St Kilda Mum’s. Jesse turned her passion for helping less fortunate families into a paid role.

How volunteering can help your career

You volunteer because you love it. But guess what? You’re also building up career brownie points every time you give your time to a good cause.

How volunteering can positively impact your kids

Do you want to spend quality time together as a family? Why not volunteer to help others? Volunteering as a family can be very rewarding and at the same time give back to the community.

Benefits of volunteering

Being a volunteer isn’t just about giving. You can get a lot back in return from being involved in such an event - both personally and professionally.

How to use your experience to give back to the community

This video tells the story of Simon who applies his web development skills at Street Smart Australia by helping them keep their websites running.

How volunteering can help you gain new skills

Are you looking for a new direction in your work life? Do you feel like you need to make that next step? Sometimes you need a little extra something to get over that next hurdle. The answer could come from volunteering.

How to use your career experience to give back to the community

This video touches on how Carl Walsh applies the skills and experience he has gained in his professional career to his volunteering role as Chairman of the Special Olympics.

How volunteering can help you identify your true passion

If you’ve forgotten what your true passion is, or don’t yet know, volunteer to open your eyes. Volunteering lets you try out new skills or develop ones you already have, and help you find out what you’re really passionate about.