City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Volunteering and the Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre


Celebrate National Volunteer Week - Saturday 13 May 2017

Looking to volunteer or already volunteering? Come and celebrate at this free event for vollies and would-be vollies.

If you've ever thought about volunteering but weren't sure where to start come along and speak to other volunteers, get their first-hand view and experiences. 

Mini Expo, Live Music, Talks, Morning tea

Learn how you can make a difference in the community by watching the video below.


About the VRC & Opening Hours 

The CVRC Centre works as a hub for local volunteers and volunteer agencies. 

Find out how we operate, and the way we  link between people and their community.

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Very Important Volunteer Card

Latest News, Competitions & Events

The latest news all in one place!   

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Search Current Volunteer Positions

Do a search of our database to see if there is something you can team your skills up for, and help out the community in a special way! By volunteering, you don't just help others, YOU benefit from it too!

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Volunteer Referral Opportunities

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community, volunteers make a difference to people's lives and the world in which we live. Find out why you should today.

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The Volunteer Voice Newsletter

FREE Newsletter by Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre

Check out the latest edition by clicking on the link below!

Read: Feb 2017 VOICE


Very Important Volunteer Card (VIV Cards)

Cockburn volunteer organisations can reward their volunteers with a Very Important Volunteer Card.

Get yours today by filling out the forms or even your business involved!

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Student Volunteer Visionaries

Many high quality entries were received for this scheme competition. For results Read More

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Documents, Forms and Links for the VRC

A one stop shop of documents, forms, membership forms and other information.

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About the CRVC

The Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre (CVRC) helps build the capacity of the local volunteering sector. The Centre works as a hub for local volunteers and volunteer agencies providing a link between people and their community.

Individual Volunteers can:

  • Easily find out about what positions are available and with which organisation
  • Register on the City's confidential volunteer database
  • Develop a profile of their own unique skills to custom match to suitable volunteer opportunities
  • Access resources, training and information on volunteering

Community Organisations can:

  • Work with the CVRC to find the best volunteer for the job
  • Register volunteer positions on the City's confidential database
  • Access information, resources, training and advice
  • Benefit from increased organisational visibility
  • Participate in the City's volunteer management network

Contact Us:

Address: at the Cockburn Seniors Centre, 9 Coleville Cres, Spearwood
Tel: 9411 3444 | Email:

Volunteer Resource Centre Hours

VRC Open Hours (At Cockburn Senior Centre unless noted otherwise) 
Monday 9-7pm
Tuesday 9-5pm
Wednesday 9-5pm
Thursday 10-12pm at Success library; 1-5pm at Cockburn Seniors Centre

Drop-in/Resources Space Hours (Volunteers/Organisations can drop in freely without an appointment)
Monday 3-5pm
Tuesday 3-5pm

* All other times require an appointment

Late Night Hours (By appointment only)
Monday 5-7pm

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Cockburn Community Development Centre

For all the information on what the CCDC is up to, details on Community groups in Cockburn, and much much more!

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