Make a difference in your community
Our volunteers help to empower vulnerable families, children and individuals to reach their full potential.
Volunteering is a rewarding experience and a great opportunity to stay active in the community, meet new people, and to use your passion and skills to help others (as well as building new skills and experiences!).
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Our volunteers make a substantial contribution
Volunteers play a critical role in the delivery of our services at CatholicCare Victoria.
In fact, around 10% of the services we provide to people in need wouldn’t be possible without the support of our volunteers.
of support contributed in FY20
estimated value of support
Our volunteers run and support a range of services including:
- administrative support at a number of our offices
- Emergency Relief intake
- English conversation classes for newly arrived refugees
- academic support and encouragement for disadvantaged adults enrolled in our Clemente program
- event help and organisation
- sewing groups
- homework clubs
- pastoral support in prisons and hospitals
We are grateful for the many wonderful people who give their time, skills and experience to help us respond to an ever-increasing demand for our services.
By volunteering, they contribute to making our community a better place and provide hope for a brighter future.
Current volunteering opportunities
Prison Ministry volunteers
Volunteers in our Catholic Prison Ministry support our chaplaincy in prisons – they respond to the diverse personal, spiritual and religious needs of prisoners and staff. To apply for this volunteering role or to learn more, please submit a Volunteering enquiry.
Can I volunteer with CatholicCare Victoria?
We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds, life stages and with a broad range of skills. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have written consent from a parent or legal guardian.
Register to volunteer with us
If you would like to register for a volunteering position or if you’re interested in volunteering with us, please submit a volunteering enquiry below.
If you’ve been selected for a volunteering position with us, we will ask you to:
complete a Registration Form
read and sign a Confidentiality Agreement and Volunteer Declaration
undergo a Police Record Check and a Working with Children Check (we will reimburse the cost of this when you commence voluntary work).
Volunteering enquiry form
Want to learn more about CatholicCare Victoria and how you can get involved?