Volunteer with us

Volunteer at Connect Health & Community and you can play an integral role complimenting the care provided by our staff to support a range of community-based health services.


Join our volunteer team

Voluntary work is a rewarding activity where you can connect with like-minded people, develop your skills, and help to improve the quality of life for all involved. We are committed to ensuring that volunteers across our programs are encouraged, supported and trained.

Please note: All volunteers and staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

We have various volunteer roles available.
Current vacancies include:

* Community Transport driver (mini bus driver)
* Individual Community Transport driver (car)
* Bus Jockey
* Barista (automatic coffee machine) Mon, Tue, Thur 8:30am - 11am 
* Administration Assistant
* Social Support Assistant 
* Hydrotherapy Pool Sitter

Frequently asked volunteer questions:

Do I need to be vaccinated?

Yes – All volunteers and staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

How long do I need to commit for?

We prefer a 2 month + commitment for most roles, however this is flexible.

Where is Connect Health & Community located?

We are located at 2A Gardeners Rd, East Bentleigh, Victoria

Do I need a police check?

All volunteers need to have a National Police Check, that is no older than 3 months.  Connect Health & Community will provide you with the form and cover the cost of the check. If you have completed a check within the past 3 months, we can use that.

Will I receive training?

Volunteers will receive induction and training specific to their volunteer area. Volunteers are also required to complete online training modules, that will depend on your role. Completing the online modules is a compulsory part of your volunteering,

What is the minimum age for volunteering?

15 years old

What other compliance is needed?

A working With Children is required for all volunteers.  Depending on your volunteer role you may also need additional compliance such as a driving test.

What do I get from volunteering?

      Volunteering can provide: 

  • A feeling of purpose and self-worth
  • The ability to make a difference and have a positive impact on peoples’ lives
  • A chance to use and develop your skills in varied and rewarding roles
  • Improving health, wellbeing, confidence and self-esteem
  • A chance to meet new people from a range of backgrounds and make friends
  • New skills and build experience for employment; and
  • A chance to be part of a caring and supportive team

Read our Volunteer Newsletter

Catch up on the highlights of volunteering with us by downloading our latest news.

April 2023 Edition

December 2022 Edition

Celebrating our volunteers

Read about some of our amazing volunteers celebrated during 2022 National Volunteer Week:

Colin's community, Pam's bonus, Lynne makes a differenceJoe's talents, John's people

Connect with us

Call us on 03 9575 5312 to find out more.