Volunteer at the Coal Loader

There are many ways to get involved at The Coal Loader including multiple community gardening programs, taking care of the chickens, and becoming a volunteer tour guide.

Join a community garden

The Coal Loader has four gardening projects you can become involved with. These include the Cottage Garden, the Platform Community Gardens, the Allotment Gardens and the Aquaponics Project.

Find more detailed descriptions of each garden and contact information by clicking below. 

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Become a tour guide

Do you have a passion for history or sustainability? Then join our volunteer guide program!

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to guide free tours of this historic site. Contact us for more information.

Contact the Coal Loader

Telephone: 02 9936 8100

Volunteer application form

Fill out this form to express your interest and apply for different volunteer opportunities.

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Volunteer with our chickens!

Working on a roster basis, each morning and night volunteers care for the chickens and share the eggs they lay. There is no charge to become a member and comprehensive training is provided.

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More ways to get involved

Interested in more volunteer opportunities in North Sydney?

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