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Last year, hundreds of people volunteered with us. We welcome individuals, groups, companies and other like-minded organisations. View a list of our current volunteering opportunities below.

  • Volunteer Live-In Youth Mentors (Lead Tenant)

    We are seeking live in Lead Tenants to support the Community Integration and Accommodation Options (CIAO) program at Melbourne City Mission. CIAO provides accommodation and support services to young people on statutory orders, aged 15–18 years, and who are transitioning to independent living from Out of Home Care services.
    Days & hours required
    You will live in one of our properties located in Thornbury, Richmond, Fairfield and Pascoe Vale with the young residents for a minimum of five nights per week.
  • Tutors for Families Learning In Partnership (F.L.I.P) Program, Fawkner

    We seek volunteers for tutoring with students and their family at Fawkner Primary School.
    Days & hours required
    1.5 hours a week, Wednesdays 3.30 – 5, during school terms.
  • Befriending the elderly (Community Visitor Scheme)

    We seek volunteers who can commit to building a friendship with an older person living in an aged care home or in their own home who may be lonely and isolated.
    Days & hours required
    View our Community Visitor Scheme page for all details.
  • Become a friend to a person with a disability (Community Friend Program)

    Volunteers are required to assist with a social support program for people with mild/moderate disabilities, primarily in the Northern and Eastern suburbs and in Brimbank in the West. Volunteers are matched to an individual to help them access the community, make new friends and socialise.
    Days & hours required
    View our Community Friend Program page for all details.
  • Parent mentors required (Parenting in Partnership)

    We need mums and dads in Melbourne’s Northern and Western suburbs to provide volunteer mentoring for parents with learning difficulties. Volunteers help parents with learning difficulties to grow in confidence, explore new ideas, develop social skills and become more involved in their community.
    Days & hours required
    A few hours a week for nine to twelve months of parent mentoring.