Here you can find information and links to websites which assist can assist you to find volunteering opportunities and to services in the ACT which welcome volunteers.
(ACT) Volunteering ACT - enables volunteers to find opportunities that meet their particular needs and skills. Assist organisations to recruit suitable volunteers.
BCL - started as Brisbane City Life in 1995. It now has sites for all Australia capital cities as well as the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Tropical North Queensland. The Canberra site provides information on a range of services, events and activities in Canberra including volunteer opportunities.
Services in the ACT Which Welcome Volunteers
Barnardos - operates children's family centres, permanency programs for 'out-of-home' care, adolescent services and advocacy work.
Belconnen Community Service - provides a broad range of community programs in Belconnen and across the ACT.
Canberra Community Support Website - provides information on volunteering opportunities in Canberra.
Communities@Work - is the Regional Community Service for the Tuggeranong and Weston Creek regions of the Australian Capital Territory.
Lifeline - As part of an Australia wide network of Lifeline Centres, Lifeline Canberra takes calls from people who are in need of support at times of crisis and also provides a number of other programs which complement the crisis service.
Marymead Child and Family Centre - works to preserve and support families, and care for children and young people who can't be at home.
Red Cross - is committed to supporting the increasing needs of the most vulnerable members of the community.
Rotary Club of Canberra - encourages and fosters the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
SIDS and Kids - is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and to supporting bereaved families.
The National Library of Australia - is the country's largest reference library; it contributes to the continuing vitality of Australia's culture and heritage
VOCAL ACT (Victims of Crime Assistance League) - is an organisation which provides assistance to victims of crime. Phone: 02 6295 9600 or 02 6295 9410