Benefits of volunteering
Volunteering is one way you can show you care for your community, are keen to make a contribution to the lives of others, and want to connect with new people.
According to Volunteering WA, WA's peak body for volunteering, there are countless benefits gained from volunteering - the impact has a ripple effect starting with the volunteer, the organisation, service and/or people benefitting from the volunteer and the impact this has on our community.
There are many reasons for volunteering and you might identify with one listed below:
- Make a difference to the lives of others
- Support for a cause that you are passionate about
- Give something back
- Help others less fortunate
- Help the environment
- Feel valued and part of a team
- Spend quality time away from work or a busy lifestyle
- Gain confidence and self-esteem
- Gain or develop new skills, knowledge and experience
- Improve employment prospects
- Meet new people and make new friends
Volunteering with the City of Subiaco
Volunteers are an important link in our community and their contribution is highly valued by the City.
Did you know that in 2016, 27 per cent of Subi residents reported doing some form of voluntary work compared to Greater Perth's average of 17 per cent?
The City of Subiaco has eight volunteer programs where volunteers make regular and valued contributions.The City's volunteers help provide services across a range of areas including seniors activities, library, museum, environment, and recreation.
The City of Subiaco has 9 volunteer programs which include:
- Museum Program
- Subi Voice of Youth
- Community Events (seniors)
- Lords Community Exercise Classes
- Wandana Community Garden
- Books on Wheels
- English Conversation Club
- Justice of the Peace
- Environmental Program (currently on hold)
All vacant City of Subiaco volunteer positions are advertised via Volunteering WA.
Register your interest
If you wish to register your interest in becoming a City volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To better assist you to find a suitable volunteer opportunity, in your email please include your availability, location and volunteer interests.
If you would rather contact us by phone call, please call us on 9237 9222.
There are a range of community organisations within the City of Subiaco, many of which are actively seeking volunteers. Please email email@example.com to find out more about local volunteer opportunities.
Other volunteer opportunities can also be found through the following organisations: