Volunteer Vacancies

Community Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering?

We have many opportunties available that might suit you or your lifestyle. Opportunities include:

  • Community Services - Community Transport program
  • Community Services - Social Support programs
  • Crime Prevention - GET Proud Graffiti Removal
  • Events Pool - once off or short term
  • Justice of the Peace Dayroom Service
  • Laratinga Wetlands Environmental Program
  • LEAP - Public Artist
  • LEAP - Skate Park Coach
  • Library - Various Programs
  • Tourism - Visitor Information Centre

To register your interest for volunteering opportunities, click on the link below and complete the relevant details. Our Volunteer Development Officer will contact you to discuss opportunities.




Home and Community Care

The Social Options program aims to reintroduce meaningful contact for isolated clients through assisting gradual integration back into their local community according to client needs.

Current vacancies in the Social Options Program may include:

Friendly Visiting - volunteers visit isolated clients in their own homes to reintroduce meaningful contact within each clients life for 2 hours a fortnight. Volunteers can also take clients out to local venues or events using Council Pool Cars.

Barker Blokes - a lunch club for men that have become isolated. Volunteers take men out in a group using Council Pool Cars to various venues. Volunteers drive as well as supervise and assist the men on the day. Any costs for entry fees or lunches for volunteers are covered by the program.

Club Links Program - a short term assistance program where volunteers help clients attend local clubs and groups and support them through the integration process until the club or group members support the client to attend the club or group.

Time commitment varies but is flexible and would suit a volunteer looking for a flexible schedule to enhance their lifestyle.

Requirements of the role:

Current Driver's Licence
Undergo and maintain a successful Home and Community Care Police Clearance
Willingness to undergo training specific to the program.
Social Options Volunteer Position Specification(187 kb)

For more information contact: Hills Volunteering on 8339 4400 or Council's Community Services on 8391 7234


Tourism Information Volunteer

Hey there, yes you!

Exciting Volunteer positions available at Hahndorf.  For yourself or share with anybody that may be interested.

We are looking for more wonderful people to join our team at our vibrant Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre in Hahndorf. The Centre is accredited under National guidelines and operates seven days a week servicing the needs of tourists and visitors to the Adelaide Hills.

We are looking for volunteers who can commit to some regular weekend work and at least one 4 hour shift during the week.

Other attributes include having a friendly outgoing nature with local tourism knowledge, customer service skills, a curious mind, basic IT skills,  and some previous sales experience would be preferred but not essential.  Lots of training is provided and we are regularly out and about experiencing all the Adelaide Hills has to offer.

We are also looking for people who may be interested in being an Ambassador for Hahndorf.  These people will be taking our information service to the main street of Hahndorf so will need an intimate knowledge of all businesses and facilities in Hahndorf and have great customer service skills.  Some training will be provided.

If either of these descriptions fit your lifestyle and you are looking to meet and help people from all over the world and work within a friendly environment, please contact Lisa Bond, Visitor Information Centre Co-ordinator by mobile 0411 167 435 or on 8388 1185  or email lbond@mountbarker.sa.gov.au

Position Description - Tourism Information Volunteer - Feb 2017(48 kb)


More Information

Would you like to find out more about volunteering? Further information can be found in the links below.

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6 Dutton Road, Mount Barker SA 5251
T 8391 7200