Volunteering

More than 400 volunteers donate more than 40,000 hours of their time each year to support important programs across our City. We appreciate the significant contributions made by our volunteers and are extremely grateful for their support.

Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Unley is seeking enthusiastic, motivated volunteers for the positions listed below.
  • Community Bus Drivers

    We are looking for volunteer Bus Drivers to join the City of Unley volunteer team. Our Community Bus program provides a reliable and efficient door to door service for members of our community, picking them up from their homes and transporting them to a range of destinations.

    To be successful in this volunteer position you will need the following:

    • a minimum of a Light Rigid Licence
    • a thorough knowledge and understanding of Australian road rules and regulations
    • 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
    • punctuality and reliability
    • physically able to bend, stretch, reach and lift.

    To register your interest in this volunteer position apply online, call our Volunteer Coordinator on 8372 5111 or email bmilner@unley.sa.gov.au.
  • Circuit Café - Various Roles
    The Circuit Café at the Unley Community Centre 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 and they are looking volunteers to join their busy team.

    Meal Service Assistant
    When: Monday 9.30am-1.30pm and/or Tuesday 9.30am-1.30pm
    Activities: Assisting the Meal Service Coordinator. with food preparation and waiter/waitressing duties.
    Skills & Attributes:  Basic cooking skills, friendly, cooperative, excellent communication skills, punctual and able to stand for extended periods of time.

    Crockery Hygiene Technician (aka Dishwasher)
    When: 10.30am-2.30pm various days during the busy Circuit Café service
    Activities: Operating the industrial dishwasher to wash crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment.  Handwashing of knives and large pots and pans.
    Skills & Attributes: Friendly, cooperative, punctual and able to stand for extended periods of time.
     
    If you are interested in this role, please contact 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

Volunteering in the Community of Unley

Unley’s community boasts huge numbers of volunteers – as per the 2016 Census, more than 8,000 people in our community provide their time and energy to supporting programs and services. Our community also has a wide range of groups, associations and not-for-profits that service the City of Unley. Many of these organisations are supported by volunteers who, with their diverse skills, provide services and programs to our residents.
 
Many community volunteer vacancies within the Unley area are advertised on the Go Volunteer website and we encourage you to have a look.