Here are volunteer opportunities in our area, with links to further afield.
Blue Knot Foundation
Opportunities include local administrative support in the office in Neutral Bay, fundraising events, assisting at Blue Knot day events, assisting the Education and training team with online research, coordinating local sausage sizzles (for local and interstate volunteers). For further information phone 8920 3611. Website: www.blueknot.org.au
LinkAGE (St Vincents Care Services)
Training and support community for volunteers to visit an elderly person in a nursing home, hostel or retirement village. Express interest by email firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://www.svcs.org.au/support-us/volunteer/volunteer
Workshop for retired men to take part in their own or community projects. For more information phone 9439 4721 on Tues-Thurs from 10am-4pm or view our webpage.
North Sydney District Cricket
Choose from match-day scoring or team management, mostly Saturdays and some Sundays. Also opportunities for game-day management of canteens at North Sydney No1, Bon Andrews and Tunks Park. To enquire about volunteer opportunities: www.northsydneycc.com.au/contact-us/
Primary Ethics is a not-for-profit organisation authorised to deliver Special Ethics Education (SEE) to children in NSW primary schools. Ethics teachers are all volunteers. Training, access to lesson materials and classroom support are all provided, and previous teaching experience is not a requirement. If you would like to find out how to become a volunteer ethics teacher, please visit www.primaryethics.com.au or phone 8068 7752.
SES North Sydney (State Emergency Service)
The SES in this area is based in Waverton. Volunteering enquiries: 1800 201 000. Help in Floods or Storms: 132 500.
St Vincent de Paul
Vinnies offer many volunteer opportunities. See Website: www.vinnies.org.au/volunteer
Taldumande Youth Services
Community-minded people are needed to help with fundraising to provide support services/accommodation options for homeless youth and those at risk. Phone 9460 3777 Website: www.taldumande.org.au
A healthy active ageing initiative created by residents for residents of Waverton, Wollstonecraft and nearby suburbs. To find out how you can become involved email email@example.com Website: www.wavertonhub.com.au
Wendy's Secret Garden
A labour of love for well over 20 years and volunteers welcome! Contact the Secretary of the Lavender Bay Precinct at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Crows Nest Centre
Transport/shopping support, Meals on Wheels, support in the dining room. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator on (02) 9437 7515 or email@example.com Website: www.crowsnestcentre.org.au
The Kirribilli Centre
Front office, library, community playgroup, contact 9922 4428 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.thekirribillicentre.org
Neutral Bay Community Centre
Do you have a few spare hours each week to volunteer? For more information please contact 9953 6447 or email email@example.com Website: www.nbaycommunity.com.au
North Sydney Community Centre
Voluntary Committee and other volunteer opportunities available contact 9922 2299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.northsydneycentre.com.au
Churches and Congregations
For details of churches in the North Sydney area search the online Community directory.
Mary MacKillop Place
Support services are required in Museum, Cafe, Gift Shop and generally across the site. For more information contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator on 8912 4880 or email email@example.com Website: www.marymackillopplace.org.au/volunteer
May Gibbs Nutcote
Museum Guides, Gardeners, Tea Room, Speakers and general support. For more information phone 9953 4453 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.maygibbs.com.au