Volunteering

More than 400 people aged between 18 and 90 volunteer over 40,000 hours of their time in one of our many invaluable volunteer programs. We appreciate the significant contributions made by our volunteers and are extremely grateful for their support.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated volunteers for the positions listed below.

  • Community Bus Drivers

    We are looking for volunteer Community Bus Drivers and Helpers to join our dedicated and loyal team.

    You will need a minimum of a Light Rigid Licence (drivers only), a thorough knowledge and understanding of Australian road rules and regulations combined with excellent customer service skills, the ability to deal with passengers in a sensitive manner and be able to interact with a diverse range of people.

    To register your interest, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Bec Milner on 8372 5111, apply online or email bmilner@unley.sa.gov.au

  • Unley Gourmet Gala Volunteers

    We are seeking fun and friendly volunteers to be part of the Unley Gourmet Gala, one of the longest running events held in conjunction with the Santos Tour Down Under.

    In its 18th year, the Gala is arguably Adelaide's most prestigious outdoor gourmet food, wine and fashion event and is expected to attract around 20,000 visitors to King William Road, Unley, on Tuesday 16 January 2018 from 5pm to 10pm.

    Two types of positions are available:
    Entry gate volunteers - to greet patrons and hand out event brochures
    Information booth volunteers - to spend time chatting with patrons and answering event queries.

    There will be various shifts available.

    Please note all event volunteers require a Clearance from the DCSI (Department for Communities and Social Inclusion) and must be available on Monday 18 December to attend an event induction at either 10am or 6pm at the City of Unley.

    Please contact Bec Milner to register your interest. Email bmilner@unley.sa.gov.au or phone 8372 5111.

  • Friendly Visitor Volunteer

    We are looking for a friendly, caring and empathetic volunteer to visit with a lovely 90-year-old woman who lives in Fullarton. 

    She loves needlework and is seeking a companion to have an occasional coffee with her either at home or out-and-about.

    If you are someone who could spare two hours a fortnight to visit with our resident, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Bec Milner on 8372 5111 or apply online.

  • Unley Community Centre - Volunteer Waiter/Waitress

    The iconic Circuit Cafe at the Unley Community Centre is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer waiter/waitress to join their vibrant and friendly team, on Thursdays from 10.30am-1.30pm.

    The Circuit Café provides an opportunity for members of the community to have a chat, share a laugh and enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our in-house chef. 

    If you have excellent communication skills and love providing exceptional customer service, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Bec Milner on 8372 5111 or apply online.

  • Justice of the Peace (JP)
    We are seeking an experienced Volunteer JP to join our close-knit team and provide services to the public in accordance with the Justice of the Peace Act 2005 and Justice of the Peace Regulations 2006.

    Qualifications and skills required:
    • Appointment as a Justice of the Peace for South Australia by the South Australian Attorney-General's Department.
    • Understanding of the requirements of a Justice of the Peace under the Justice of the Peace Act, Justice of the Peace Regulations and Code of Conduct.
    If you have the above qualifications, combined with a positive and courteous manner please call our Volunteer Coordinator on 8372 5111 or apply online.
  • Pianists – Unley Libraries

    We are looking for experienced volunteer pianists to play beautiful music in a range of genres on one of our 100 year old pianos.

    If you have a passion for music and would like to create a relaxing ambience for our customers in our Unley and/or Goodwood Library, we would love to hear from you.

    Please call Bec Milner, Volunteer Coordinator on 8372 5111apply online or email bmilner@unley.sa.gov.au

  • Support Driver - Eastern Region Supported Residential Facilities

    Our Eastern Region Supported Residential Facilities (SRF) team is seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to join their program. The program links residents of local SRF with leisure and social activities in the Community.

    This role includes driving our Council vehicle and collecting residents to attend various social programs. A Driver's Licence combined with a thorough knowledge of current road rules is required and the successful applicant will enjoy meeting new people and joining in with social activities. 

    If this sounds like you, please call our Volunteer Coordinator on 8372 5111 or apply online.

  • Dishwasher - Unley Community Centre
    Do you love to clean?

    Our iconic Circuit Cafe is looking for a volunteer to fill an integral role in their kitchen - a Dishwasher!


    If you are available on a Monday, Tuesday and/or Friday from 10.30am-2.30pm, enjoy cleaning and would like to join our ever growing volunteer team at the Unley Community Centre, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator on 8372 5111 or apply online.