Volunteer your time and engage with your local community. Sunshine Coast Community Services relies greatly on the support of our incredible volunteers.
Get involved and make a difference!
Sunshine Coast Community Services relies on the support of our incredible volunteers - they are the heart and soul of what we do.
We have a strong volunteer program that will provide you with training, mentorship, and a rewarding work experience. There are so many benefits to volunteering!
Why be a volunteer?
Because volunteers make a difference and can change lives - plus, you meet new people, learn new skills, take on a challenge, have fun, and most importantly, make a difference.
Who are volunteers?
Volunteers come from all backgrounds. Volunteers are working people, students, non-working people, professionals, young people and retirees. In 2021, 142 volunteers donated 12,120 hours of their time to SCCSS – the equivalent of more than six full-time positions!
What can you do as a volunteer?
There is something for everyone at Community Services. There are many ways to help others, including:
- Fundraising/grant writing
- Groups with children and babies
- Groups supporting new parents
- Seasonal projects
- Community Services Thrift Store
- Sunshine Coast Food Bank
- Arrowhead Clubhouse
- Home support services to seniors
- Helping spread the word about Building Together - our affordable housing project and new community services hub
Interested in volunteering?
Click here to register as a volunteer and see what opportunities are available.
What is certain is that you are sure to find something right for you. You will feel rewarded and be valued. There are so many benefits to volunteering. Volunteers make a real difference in the community and the lives of the people around them - and so can you! But don't just take our word for it. Here are some of our amazing volunteers and why they love what they do.