Volunteer with Community

Here are volunteer opportunities in our area, with links to further afield.


Not-for-Profit Organisations

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

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury

Lifeline offers a range of services to members of the community in crisis and volunteers are vital to the viability of the service. Roles include: telephone crisis supporter, assistance with book fairs and retail shops, companionship for the elderly. Call 9498 8805 or visit https://lifelineh2h.org.au/

for more information.

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 svcs.linkage@svha.org.au Website: https://www.svcs.org.au/support-us/volunteer/volunteer

Men’s Shed

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/

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

Waverton Hub

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 wavertonhub@gmail.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 lavenderbayprecinct@gmail.com for more details.


Community Centres

Crows Nest Centre

Transport/shopping support, Meals on Wheels, support in the dining room. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator on (02) 9437 7515 or projectstaff@crowsnestcentre.org.au Website: www.crowsnestcentre.org.au

The Kirribilli Centre

Front office, library, community playgroup, contact 9922 4428 or email: info@kirribilli.org.au 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 snrs.nbay@gmail.com Website: www.nbaycommunity.com.au

North Sydney Community Centre

Voluntary Committee and other volunteer opportunities available contact 9922 2299 or email info@northsydneycentre.com.au Website: www.northsydneycentre.com.au


Churches and Congregations

For details of churches in the North Sydney area search the online Community directory.


Local Museums

Mary MacKillop Place
Support services are required in Museum, Cafe, Gift Shop and generally across the site. For more information contact the Volunteer Coordinator on 8912 4880 or email volunteer.coord@mmp.org.au 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: admin@maygibbs.com.au Website: www.maygibbs.com.au

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