Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us

Deaf Children Australia welcomes the support of volunteers in assisting us to achieve our purpose. Whilst a lot of the work of Deaf Children Australia requires trained and qualified professionals, there are many important supporting tasks that you can help with as a volunteer.

DCA volunteer Phuong Van enjoys coming in and helping with reception duties.

Deaf Children Australia assists prospective volunteers to obtain a Working with Children Identification Card and undergo a Police Check. We also provide a comprehensive induction program.

In the past financial year, volunteers have contributed a total of 6800 hours of service to the work of Deaf Children Australia.

Typically, the type of work undertaken by volunteers includes:
• Administrative support
• Reception duties
• Mentoring support for children, youth or families
• Fundraising activities
• Recreation activity support
• Historical records maintenance
• Supporting the online shop

Current Vacancies

BBQ Volunteer – BBQs to Break Down Barriers
DCA is seeking a volunteer to work in the fundraising team at St Kilda Rd Melbourne for around 1 – 2 days per week to provide help with the coordination of community fundraising BBQ’s, for example at Bunnings and Woolworths. You will be supported and supervised by our General Manager in Fundraising & Development. Skills in planning, organisation, negotiation and team work would be well regarded. Please send the volunteer expression of interest form and resume to Emma Gale at jobs@deafchildren.org.au or telephone/sms 0430 385 267 for further information. Applications close 15 June.

Deaf Children Australia is always interested in recruiting new volunteers across all fields. If you are interested in our work and would like to be considered for a volunteer role at Deaf Children Australia, please complete a Volunteer Expression of Interest form and send it to jobs@deafchildren.org.au, together with a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae. Additionally, click to read some of our past and present volunteers’ stories.

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