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Become a local hero. Are you passionate about your city, keen to give something back and get more out of life? By sharing your time and expertise, in areas as diverse as tourism to meals on wheels, you can enjoy rewarding life experiences and personal growth, by connecting with the local community and with people from cultures around the world. 

Our Volunteers include people involved in the following services:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Horsham and Grampians Visitor Information Centre
  • The Horsham Regional Art Gallery
  • Supported Playgroup
  • Multiple Birth Families Support Program
  • Spontaneous Volunteers involved in emergency situations
  • Section 86 Committees of Management

Volunteering in Horsham

Volunteering is something that Australians generally embrace, whether it is in the area of education, sporting, social, health, emergency services or some other endeavour. We have numerous opportunities for residents, and even visitors, to contribute to the overall wellbeing of the community by supporting the efforts of the many local organisations that use or need volunteers. One of the factors that may cause people to not volunteer is they are unfamiliar with what is needed by an organisation, for example thinking that the CFA needs firefighters and not considering that it also needs secretaries and treasurers and radio operators and it has many support roles that are very useful without ever climbing into a red truck. Please consider investigating the many volunteering options available in the links below. Also, consider that for some support roles you don't need to live right near the location where the service is delivered, and some of our more remote localities are the ones most in need of support that could easily come from the larger communities.

Country Fire Authority - http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/volunteer-careers/volunteers/ 
State Emergency Service - http://www.ses.vic.gov.au/volunteer 
Ambulance Victoria - http://www.ambulance.vic.gov.au/Community/Volunteering.html

Volunteering Western Victoria - https://centreforparticipation.org.au/ 

AFL – http://www.aflcommunityclub.com.au/index.php?id=281 
Red Cross - http://www.redcross.org.au/volunteering.aspx 
St. Johns – https://www.stjohnvic.com.au/volunteers/