Volunteer

As a not-for-profit charitable organisation, NBWS relies heavily on volunteers for their time and talent.

We seek volunteers in the following areas:

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Shelter Volunteers

This type of position suits the volunteer who can make a 12-month commitment and work on a rostered basis for 4-hours per week during office hours.

For this position, we offer orientation, formal training and induction, with ongoing support and supervision. There are two volunteer intakes per annum.

The tasks cover a variety of areas:

Office Administration 

Providing general administrative support, including logging telephone enquiries, filing and note taking. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills and database experience is helpful. 

House Operations 

Contribute by identifying issues in the Shelter that need attention. Undertake weekly stock audits of household and office supplies. Manage regular bi-weekly Oz Harvest food deliveries and packing. Sort existing material donations currently stored onsite. Organise trades and services as needed at the Shelter. 

Contact volunteer@nbws.org.au to register your interest. 

Fundraising Volunteers

This position suits the volunteer who can’t make a regular commitment and/or wishes to work outside office hours. It is an ad hoc role. We let you know when activities become available, and you participate as and when it’s convenient. 

NBWS community outreach activities include manning market stalls, speaking engagements, assisting with ad hoc fundraising events and participating in other awareness- and fundraising drives, where you will be deployed according to your skillset and/or in the area/s of greatest need.

Contact volunteer@nbws.org.au to register your interest. 

Where to now?

To register your interest or make an enquiry, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Martsu at volunteer@nbws.org.au