Volunteer in the Community

Volunteer in the Community

Volunteering with community organisations is a great way to meet people in the industry you are interested in, develop new skills and experience, and give back to the community. These opportunities are external to Murdoch Guild Volunteering, but we’ve picked out opportunities we think would be beneficial to the community and to you!


Animal Welfare

On-site Team Member (animal care, gardening, fundraising)

For Native Arc
Location: Bibra Lake, WA
Get animal handling experience while helping Native Arc provide medical care and rehabilitation services to injured native wildlife.

Kennel Hand

For K9 Dog Rescue
Location: Nambeelup, WA
Perhaps you just love dogs, care for animal welfare or would love to level-up your animal handling experience, then you should volunteer for K9 Rescue! WHAT IS K9 RESCUE? We are a not-for-profit organisation established in 1990 to rescue, care for and rehome dogs.


Community Services

Team Members

For St Vincent De Paul Society WA
Location: Rockingham, WA
Vinnies is opening a brand new op-shop, so by signing up to volunteer you can be part of a brand new team, in a beautiful new premises, and can help in building the success of the store from ground up.

Retail Assistant Volunteer

For Save the Children
Location: Various locations – WA
Save the Children Australia has seventeen shops situated around the Perth metropolitan area.  Our shops raise funds used to support programs in child rights development locally, nationally and internationally.  Such programs center on education, health and child protection.  Our shops and volunteers are the public face of Save the Children and help send out a positive message about our work.

Op-Shop Volunteer

For People Who Care
Location: Various locations – WA
People Who Care Op Shops provide a variety of second hand clothing, furniture and household goods at reduced prices to assist struggling families.


Disability Services

Social Volunteering

For Kardinya BowlAbility
Location: Kardinya, WA
Spend time one-on-one with players with intellectual and physical disabilities as they enjoy all the social, physical and psychological benefits of lawn bowls.


Education & Training

Fremantle CoderDojo Mentors

For City of Fremantle
Location: Fremantle City Library
Spend time helping young people (Ninjas!) who are working on creative digital projects and support them in a fun, free and social open learning environment. Meet other people with similar interests, develop your teamwork, communication, organisation and leadership skills and make a difference at the same time!

Mentoring & Learning Support Volunteers

For EdConnect Australia
Location: Various locations – WA
Do you have a spare hour or two every week? Do you want to make a difference? There’s an EdConnect role to suit you and your lifestyle, from reading, classroom support, numeracy, one-to-one mentoring, through to gardening, library, sports and breakfast club activities!


Environment & Conservation

Community Organiser

For The Wilderness Society WA
Location: West Perth, WA
We’re looking for passionate and enthusiastic people to coordinate outreach activities in Perth communities. Someone who loves talking to people, whether it’s on the phone, by email or face-to-face!



Community Coach

For Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors (ASeTTS)
Location: Perth, WA
Be a Community Coach and be a positive connection for refugees living in Perth by helping ASeTTS, an assistance and counselling service for refugees.

Crisis Line Volunteers

For Samaritans
Location: Subiaco, WA
Volunteer for the Samaritans Crisis Line to provide invaluable support to people in crisis and gain invaluable people experience.


Mentoring & Advocacy

Tutors/Mentors/Parents Club Support

For Mercy Connect Perth
Location: Various locations – WA
Support a child from a refugee background at his/her school with Mercy Connect Perth as a Tutor, Mentor or Parents Club Supporter.

Learning Club Tutors

For The Smith Family
Location: Various locations – WA
Assist kids develop their literacy and social skills with the Smith Family as a Learning Club Tutor.


Museums & Heritage

Volunteer Guide

For City of South Perth
Location: South Perth, WA
Help keep this Perth treasure alive by welcoming visitors and showing tourists around Perth’s special sites!


Seniors & Aged Care

Lifestyle Assistant Volunteers

For Mercy Place Lathlain (residential aged care)
Location: Carlisle, WA
We are looking for energetic, creative, and innovative volunteers to join our lifestyle team. The roles are to support emotional well-being of our residents by spending time in one and one session and in the group setting.

Various Roles

For Brightwater Care Group
Location: Various locations – WA
The Brightwater Care Group is one of the largest and best known providers of residential accommodation in Western Australia with 23 facilities located from Joondalup to Mandurah. 13 of these provide accommodation for older people, two facilities are dedicated to people living with Huntington’s Disease and the remaining eight facilities provide a range of rehabilitation and residential accommodation for younger people with disabilities.

Digital Mentors

For Amana Living
Location: Various locations – WA
Have you got what it takes to help senior enter the technological age? Amana Living is looking for IT enthusiasts to help seniors enjoy the wealth of knowledge and fun that is the Internet! Use your excellent IT and interpersonal skills to provide hands-on computer training while adding joy to the life of someone who is keen to learn.



Tournament Volunteers (team mentors, scorers)

For Night Hoops
Location: Various locations – WA
Keeping kids off the street and having fun – this is your chance to interact with Indigenous youth in a buzzing environment where everyone has fun!


Young People

Driving Mentor

For Cockburn Youth Centre
Location: Success and Cockburn Central, WA
The Cockburn RYDE Program provides young people with the opportunity to complete their 50 hours of required supervised driving with a volunteer Driving Mentor.

Volunteer Safety School Assistant

For  Constable Care Child Safety Foundation Inc
Location: Maylands, WA
Work alongside staff and volunteers to teach primary school aged children about road safety, both as a cyclist and pedestrian.