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Do you have a local not-for-profit organisation with volunteering opportunities? We would like to hear from you. 

Fairfield City Council is listing volunteering vacancies on behalf of local organisations. We aim to help connect volunteers with not-for-profit organisations and community groups who deliver important services. To post a volunteering opportunity on this page, please complete our form:

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Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer? This page lists volunteering opportunities in the local area. If you don't see something suitable below, we would still like to hear from you! Click the button below to register as a volunteer:

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Volunteer opportunities with local organisations


Volunteer Male Mentor

Organisation: Mentoring Men
Time Commitment:
 Monday-Sunday. Flexible. 
Position Description:

Mentoring Men has available volunteer positions for men to be professionally trained to support other men in our community.

You will have the opportunity to help and guide a man in need and be a part of our organisations mission to support men in their life journey.

All men regardless of their background or beliefs are welcome to apply for our program.

Contact: Simon Jarvis
Email: info@mentoringmen.org.au
Mentee Enquiry Form


Driving Mentor

Organisation: Gymea Community Aid & Information Service
Time Commitment: Ongoing availability. Once a week (Monday-Sunday). Flexible. 
Position Description:
The Drive Time Mentor Volunteer provides supervised driving practice to selected refugee clients. All driving practice occurs in an insured automatic vehicle.

The objectives of the program are: Improve road safety outcomes supporting driver licensing disadvantaged communities to meet the Graduated Licensing Scheme (GLS) requirements, leading to reduced crash and injury rates.

Volunteers must:

  • Have not had an at fault accident in the previous two years
  • Have minimum of 3 years safe driving record

Contact: Safwan Aldod
Email: drivetime@gcais.org.au
Phone: 0478748387


Volunteer English Tutor

Organisation: Navitas
Time Commitment: Ongoing availability. Once a week (Monday-Sunday). Flexible.
Position Description:
Tutors offer informal English language tuition to new migrants and refugees. The AMEP Volunteer Tutor Scheme helps migrants and refugees who are unable to attend AMEP English classes or who require additional learning support, with one on one lessons for 1 hour per week, face to face (online during Covid). Anyone can become a volunteer tutor, even if you’re not a native English speaker. Lesson times are flexible depending on your availability. (AMEP is funded by the Department of Home Affairs).

Contact: Marcella Aguilar
Email: marcella.aguilar@navitas.com
Phone: 9707 0264

 


Food Service for aged residents

Organisation: Fairfield Food Services (Meals on Wheels)
Time Commitment: Ongoing availability. Mornings, Monday - Friday. Flexible. 

Kitchen Hand

Time commitment: Weekday mornings 
Position Description:

  •  Assisting in meal preparation, observing procedures as directed by Cook
  • Work together with the other kitchen staff as part of team work
  • Assisting in cleaning duties

Contact: Radhika Canchipura
Email: radhika@fairfieldfoodservices.org.au
Phone: 97286939

Delivery Driver

Time commitment: Fridays
Position Description:

  • Delivering the meals to clients
  • Must have own car
  • Out of pocket expenses (eg: Petrol) will be reimbursed

Contact: Natalie Michael
Email: natalie@fairfieldfoodservices.org.au
Phone: 97286939

Runner / Assistant Driver

Time commitment: Friday mornings, weekly
Position Description:

  •  Assists delivery drivers to deliver meals on Friday mornings

Contact: Natalie Michael
Email: natalie@fairfieldfoodservices.org.au
Phone: 97286939

Administration / Office Work (Weekday mornings)

Time commitment: Weekday mornings
Position Description:

  • Assists administrative tasks in the office

Contact: Natalie Michael
Email: natalie@fairfieldfoodservices.org.au
Phone: 97286939


Animal Assisted Volunteer

Organisation: Delta Therapy Dogs
Time Commitment: Ongoing availability. Once a week (Monday-Sunday). Flexible.
Position Description:

  • A dog who is over 18 months and under 10 years old who is obedient and has sociable temperament
  • A volunteer who enjoys talking with people of different background about their dog
  • A volunteer who has an hour or two to volunteer every week.

Contact: Kyla Walker
Email: info@deltatherapydogs.org.au
Phone: 02 97977922


Driving/Community Transport

Organisation: Young Adults Disabled Association Inc 
Time Commitment: Ongoing availability. Tuesday-Sunday. Flexible.
Position Description:

  •   We require someone who hold an LR license to drive one of our mini buses. This includes picking up/dropping off clients from homes to our centre. All addresses are in Liverpool/Fairfield LGA's

Contact: Buffy McDonald 
Email: yada@yada.org.au
Phone: 0421341159 


Fire Fighter

Organisation: Horsley Park Rural Fire Brigade
Time Commitment: Once a week. Wednesday (Evening)
Position Description:

  • NSW RFS Brigade Member: trained as a Firefighter to fight fires and attend other emergency incidents in Rural Fire Districts.
  • Other roles do exist such as Communications Operators and Logistical Roles however these are based at Penrith at the Zone Office. 

Contact: Captain
Email: cumberland.zone@rfs.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 47347777


Mentoring/Assisting - Volunteer Tutors

Organisation: Story Factory
Time Commitment: Ongoing
Position Description:

  • Mentoring and supporting young people from under resourced communities.
  • Volunteer tutors sit alongside our young people to support them to write stories of all kinds, which we are published by Story Factory.
  • Workshops run in schools and community groups in and around Sydney and western Sydney.

Contact: Thuy Giang
Email: volunteer@storyfactory.org.au
Phone: 0477 802 552


Committee/Board Members

Organisation: Nakango Vision Multicultural Integration Community Services
Time Commitment: Ongoing/Once per week/Saturday 
Position Description:

  • Board Chair required to work with company CEO, as well as be a mentor and advisor for Board of Management.

Contact: Rev. Navazu Ozegbe 
Emailnavazu.nakangovision@gmail.com
Phone: 0402 561 305


Heritage Educator

Organisation: Fairfield City Museum and Gallery (Fairfield City Council)
Time Commitment: At least one day per week during school terms, Tuesday/Thursday (for at least one year)
Position Description:

  • Delivery of Fairfield City Museum and Gallery's Living the Past, education program.
  • Volunteers require an interest in history and a willingness to be part of small team who are dedicated to providing rich educational experiences for children.
  • Working with Children Check is required.

Contact: Carmel Aiello
Email: fcmg@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 97250190


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