Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre

The Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre is a place where volunteers and volunteer agencies can connect. The centre provides information and support for individuals and community organisations. Our office is located within the Cockburn Seniors Centre.

The Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre works as a hub for local volunteers and volunteer agencies and provides a link between people in the community.

Information for individual volunteers

The Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre can help you:

  • Find out about what positions are available and with which organisation
  • Register on the City's confidential volunteer database
  • Develop a profile to custom match to suitable volunteer opportunities
  • Access resources, training and information on volunteering.

Visit current volunteering opportunities for a list of current positions available.

Information for community organisations

The Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre can help you:

  • Find the best volunteer for the job
  • Register volunteer positions/opportunities on the City's confidential database
  • Access information, resources, training and advice
  • Benefit from increased organisational visibility
  • Access the Centre's resource space and printing facility
  • Participate in the City's volunteer management network.

 To connect with Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre, complete a membership application form under Related Documents below, and return to us.

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community. Volunteers make a difference to people's lives and the community. By volunteering, you don't just help others, you also receive benefits including:

  • Supporting a cause and making a difference
  • Developing new skills
  • Meeting new people
  • Building self-esteem and confidence
  • Gaining experience
  • Being active and improve health
  • Challenging yourself
  • Trying something new
  • Being part of a team
  • Having fun

Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre opening hours

The Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre is located within the Cockburn Seniors Centre, 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood.

  • Monday 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday 9am-5pm
  • Thursday 9am-5pm
  • Friday CLOSED

Please note volunteer referrals require an appointment.

More information and contact

Please contact the Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre for more information or to get involved on 08 9411 3444 or at volunteering@cockburn.wa.gov.au. You can visit the Cockburn Volunteering Development Centre at the times listed above at the Seniors Centre, 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood.

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Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

Po Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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