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We have a dedicated team of more than 240 volunteers of all ages and walks of life involved in a wide range of engaging activities. Our volunteers play a vital role in helping us to provide many of our important services. By becoming a part of the volunteer team, you can use your spare time to learn new skills, meet new people and know you are making a difference to people living with disabilities.

Whether you can help out a few times a week or once a year, there is a volunteering position to suit you. All volunteers are invited to attend our annual Volunteer thankyou function.

Current Volunteer Vacancies

How do I get involved?

Follow these two easy steps to become the newest member of our volunteer team:

  1. Check the current volunteer vacancy Job Description Forms listed above to find a role that suits you.
  2. Contact the contact person outlined on the Job Description Form of the role you have chosen for an application pack and further information.

Please note that we do not accept volunteer applications from persons under 16 years of age.

Are there any other positions available?

At the present time we only have vacancies in the volunteer positions outlined above, however you’re welcome to contact us to express your interest on being placed on a waiting list for other specific volunteer positions. We have volunteer positions across areas including sport and recreation, leisure, administration and finance, accounting, library services, alternative format production, fundraising and transportation.

If you’re interested in volunteering to assist with our Guide Dog Program, find out more about Puppy Raising.

Training

Orientation and training is provided at volunteer induction sessions. These sessions will help you learn how to assist people with a vision impairment.

Background Checks

We are committed to providing a safe environment for our clients, staff and volunteers. All staff and volunteers over 18 years must undergo a police clearance before commencing work.

VisAbility volunteers who cannot provide a copy of their current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required to undergo a Volunteer National Police Check, to be renewed every three years. In addition, volunteers selected for a position involving child-related work are required to provide a Working with Children Assessment Notice, to be renewed every three years.

If you are selected for a volunteer position with VisAbility, these matters will be followed up with you. We will assist you with the process of obtaining the necessary checks and cover all associated costs.

Police check results are reviewed on a case by case basis.


For further information or for general enquiries please contact us.