Volunteering

Volunteer

Thank you for considering volunteering!  You have taken the first step towards sharing your skills, passion and making a difference in your community.

Volunteering is an activity whereby people choose to donate their time and effort without financial gain, by sharing their knowledge, expertise, skills and interests for the benefit and wellbeing of others, themselves or the community.

Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to build your work and life skills. It can broaden your horizons and provide opportunities to meet new people. Some of the benefits include:

Learning about your community                               

Having fun and enjoying yourself            

Being more positive

Having a sense of self-worth                            

Trying something different                  

Sharing your knowledge

Maintaining your skills                                      

Learning new skills                               

Meeting new people

 

Volunteer roles

There are hundreds of volunteering opportunities in the Town of Bassendean (and wider), it is our aim to put you in touch with positions that are the best match for you. From short term event volunteering positions to something more regular examples include: administration, animal welfare, arts, children, disability support, education, emergency services, environment, health, human rights, seniors, sport and recreation and many more

Council Volunteer Program

The Town of Bassendean encourages, supports and encourages volunteering in council services for example  :

Bassendean Memorial Library- General library (currently full)                 

Local Studies –Administration                    

Broadband for seniors - Computer Tutor

Seniors and Disability Services – Assisting in day centre & Reception

Children’s Services – Wind in the Willows day care centre

Youth Services - Driver mentoring for the RYDE program (www.ryde.org.au)

Community Transport – driver/ reception

Bassendean Volunteer Centre – Administration and event volunteering.

Registration

To register your interest please complete the online Volunteer Application Form or contact 9377 2191 make an appointment to visit the centre.

Opening Hours

9am – 3pm Monday to Friday

Location

Volunteer Centre
50 Old Perth Road, Bassendean, WA 6054

Contacts

Tel: 9377 2191
Emailvolunteer@bassendean.wa.gov.au
Webwww.bassendean.wa.gov.au