Get Involved – Volunteering Opportunities

Office Administration Volunteer

Do you have some skills working or helping in an office? Do you want to gain these skills? Do you have some extra time and want to give back to the community? Meet new people and develop new skills by assisting us in our office. We are looking for people to assist in the following ways:

  • Assist Coordinator with basic office administration, this may include some reception duties, answering phone, returning calls, taking square payments, using computer to assist with term program and newsletter.

  • Assisting with paperwork filing under supervision of Coordinator

Keep Connected Volunteer

Our wonderful social support group for older adults and people with a disability experiencing social isolation, who meet twice monthly, are looking for volunteers to come and assist facilitators with the program. We are looking for people to assist in the following ways:

  • Call participants from GWNH office to remind them of upcoming activity.

  • Assist Keep Connected facilitators with the set up and pack up of session
  • Assist Keep Connected facilitators with serving of refreshments

  • Sit and chat with participants at each session

Community Kitchen Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to set up and run a Community Kitchen. These volunteers will be supported to set up and oversee the program. This could be done monthly, fortnightly or weekly with people in the community. Community members could be living with a disability or socially isolated.

Community Kitchen team leader volunteers would:

  • Assist the group to plan, prepare and cook meals together

  • Shop for ingredients for planned meals

  • Oversee sessions to ensure it runs smoothly


From time to time, Geelong West Neighbourhood House runs events that need support from volunteers. This could be anything from our Positive Ageing Event, Christmas Party, AGM, Community events such as Winter Solstice and Pako Festa and others as they arise.

Each event will have a specific list of jobs to be completed. The following is a general list

  • Assist with set up/pack up

  • Assist with serving of refreshments

  • Assist with cleaning of hall during and after events

  • Help with marshalling at different areas the outside event is held where required.