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Volunteer with us

Our Save the Children volunteers are a dedicated community of people at the heart of our organisation.

Who can volunteer?

Our volunteers are inspired by the resilience of children. They commit their time to support our op shops, events, programs and offices throughout Australia. We couldn’t do the work we do without them.

Our volunteers range from 18 to 98 years old. They come from all different backgrounds and bring diverse skill sets to our organisation. We value the support of every single one of our volunteers and we are always looking for new volunteers to help build our community.

How volunteering your time can help you and help vulnerable children

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and become part of a community of inspiring supporters. It also gives you the opportunity to improve your skills and career prospects.

  • You'll learn new skills while using your existing ones.
  • You'll meet new people and make wonderful new friends.
  • You’ll learn more about issues affecting vulnerable communities here in Australia and overseas.
  • You'll be going behind the scenes at one of Australia's leading child rights organisations.‚Äč
Furthermore, by donating your time you'll be playing an integral role in helping us save children's lives and give them the opportunity to fulfil their potential. When you stand with Save the Children Australia, you’re improving the lives of children in Australia and around the world and empowering them to make the world a better place.

Interested? Take the next step

You can apply for a specific role or register your interest in volunteering if we don't have the right opportunity for you. If there is something available, we will get in touch. Otherwise we will keep you on file and contact you if something suitable becomes available.

See current volunteer opportunities below:
Donations of $2 and over are tax deductible. Funds raised will be used to assist children and families in need. Any funds raised in excess of the amount required will be allocated to dedicated programming which supports children and families affected by emergencies around the world. Your personal information is handled in accordance with our privacy policy at Save the Children has a Deductible Gift Recipient 1 (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office. To update us with your communications preferences please contact our Supporter Care Team on 1800 76 00 11 (FREECALL, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm ADST). ABN 99 008 610 035.  Save the Children Australia, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton VIC 3053

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