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Volunteering

Griffith City Council long acknowledges that volunteers play a vital component in our social, environmental and cultural well-being which is an integral role in maintaining our vibrant community.

Volunteers have been involved with Griffith City Council, its facilities and specific events for many years. The Volunteer Program attracts people with a range of backgrounds and skills, a shared commitment to facilities, events and a desire to help their community.

Griffith City Council Volunteers bring substantial benefit to:

  • Our visitors by enhancing their experiences and understanding of various facilities, events and exhibitions.
  • Our organisation by bringing specialist advice and skills into the organisation and through the provision of additional support to particular programs.
  • The wider community by providing an avenue for community participation in specific exhibitions or the organisation as a whole.

Griffith City Council has various opportunities for volunteers to be involved in projects ranging from Tidy Towns, Museum, Art Gallery, Leisure, Sports and city Ambassadors, as well as many project based opportunities.

Through volunteering with Griffith City Council it is hoped we can challenge, and meet your expectations of volunteerism. The aim of our volunteer program is to engage people in their local community through numerous means.

Volunteer Opportunities

Griffith City Council has various opportunities for volunteers to be actively involved in the local community. We have an extensive volunteer program that aims to support the community and our volunteers. Below is an indication of just some of the opportunities available, you will need to check availability.

Griffith City Council is working with the community to provide the best possible facilities and services in our City. It operates a number of recreation and cultural facilities including:

  • Griffith Pioneer Park Museum
  • Griffith City Library
  • Griffith Visitors Centre

Volunteers may be utilised at these facilities at the discretion of the facility’s manager. Volunteers may also be utilised in such areas as:

  • Community
  • Environment
  • Recreation
  • Special Events
  • Tourism

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for Council, click here to download the application form. Forms should be returned to Griffith City Council, 1 Benerembah Street and marked to the attention of Annie Featherstone If you have any questions relating to becoming a volunteer, please contact Annie Featherstone on 6962 8100.

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If you are interested in volunteering for a community group, please contact Griffith Neighbourhood House on 6962 4144 or click here to view their website.