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Our volunteering program helps volunteers improve their wellbeing, develop their skills, and achieve their goals whilst also supporting our vision of people living well in our community.

We demonstrate our values in the way that we interact, connect and work with our volunteers.

Three women sitting in a cafe drinking coffee
Jude Hawkins, Volunteer Coordinator with volunteers Maz White and Catherine Morgan

The benefits of volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to make a difference in your community.

As well as providing caring acts of kindness, you will make new and valuable friendships, expand your social network, boost your confidence and share your skills.

John Dore-Smith, volunteer

Become a volunteer

Becoming a volunteer is easy. Just call or come in for a chat with our Volunteer Coordinator to tell us about yourself, your interests, and your skills. We can then help you with finding your best fit and starting off your volunteering journey.

To be eligible to become a volunteer at Gateway Health you must:

  • complete a Volunteer Expression of Interest form and any other relevant application forms
  • be 16 years or older – anyone under 18 must have permission from a parent or guardian
  • undergo a National Police Check
  • provide a Victorian Working with Children Check (you may also need to provide a NSW WWC check depending on the location you volunteer at)
  • complete relevant orientation and training
  • complete a Gateway Health Volunteer Agreement
  • sign and agree to our Confidentiality Agreement and Code of Conduct

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

We are always on the lookout for volunteers and have a range of volunteering roles available. Some roles are ongoing and some are short-term, designed for specific initiatives or events.

Check out the opportunities listed below to see if any catch your eye.

Volunteer opportunities

Register your interest to volunteer with Gateway Health.

Contact us

If you want to discuss volunteering with Gateway Health don’t hesitate to email volunteercoordinator@gatewayhealth.org.au.

Last Update: November 1st, 2021