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 Transport Drivers
    We are currently looking for several people to join our Community Transport team as Volunteer Drivers.

    The position involves taking clients to and from their residence to medical related appointments and/or recreational and social activities, and on occasion you may be required to assist the clients into the location of their appointment or activity.

    You need to have a current driver’s licence, thorough knowledge of current road rules and regulations, knowledge of the City of Unley area, excellent communication and customer service skills and be punctual and reliable.

    The City of Unley believes that residents who are frail, aged or have a disability should remain in the familiar environment of their own homes and community for as long as possible. Volunteer Drivers make the difference between people being socially isolated and being able to participate in opportunities that provide them with fun, connection and friendship.

    If you are interested in this role, please call our Volunteer Coordinator on 8372 5111 or apply online.
  • Unley Community Centre - Dishwashers
    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.

    We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join this vibrant and friendly team as dishwashers.

    Dishwashers are required Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and/or Friday, 10.30am-2.30pm to wash dishes both by hand and with the commercial dishwasher, dry them and put them away.

    If you are interested in this role, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator 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

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 Page and we encourage you to have a look.