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Volunteer at Council

Council recognises the valuable contribution of volunteers throughout our municipality.  They are the lifeblood of our community and vital to its social, economic and environmental wellbeing.

There are many opportunities to volunteer within Council.

Meals on Wheels

Delivered meals are available to clients who are considered to be as being nutritionally at risk.

Meals are delivered by volunteers to clients in Swan Hill, Robinvale and Manangatang.

For more information contact
Community Care Services
Phone: (03) 5036 4700

Pioneer Settlement

There are many varied and interesting ways you can volunteer at the Pioneer Settlement including:

  • Gardening,
  • Working in one of the many shops
  • Machinery restoration
  • Catering
For more information contact
Pioneer Settlement
Phone: (03) 5036 2410

Swan Hill Regional Library

Volunteers at the Swan Hill Regional Library help in a range of ways including:

  • Re-shelving books
  • Covering new books
  • Running Saturday morning storytimes
  • Running one-on-one basic computer lessons for seniors
  • Delivering books to house-bound people and nursing homes on a monthly basis (within Swan Hill only)

Some volunteer positions may require a certain level of physical fitness, Working with Children or Police Checks or your own transport.

For more information:
Swan Hill Regional Library
Phone: (03) 5036 2480

Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery

For more information contact
Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
Phone: (03) 5036 2430

Volunteer Skillsbank

There are many organisations across our municipality that are always looking for volunteers.

Swan Hill Neighbourhood House Inc has set up a Volunteer Skillsbank for those wanting to offer their services and for organisations looking for volunteers. Your skills can be matched to an organisation with similar requirements.

If needed, police checks can be done through Neighbourhood House.

For more information contact
Swan Hill Neighbourhood House
98-100 Gray St, Swan Hill.
Phone: (03) 5032 1549

Volunteering Loddon Mallee

Council has partnered with Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre for the State-funded Volunteering Loddon Mallee project.

The Volunteering Loddon Mallee project aims to develop and build the capacity of volunteer involving organisations (VIO)to breaking down barriers to participation by encouraging diverse, inclusive, flexible volunteering activities.

Volunteering Loddon Mallee provides a monthly ‘Community of Practice’ professional development session for Managers, Coordinators and leaders of volunteers and encourages VIO and community groups to promote their volunteer opportunities through the Volunteering Loddon Mallee website.

For more information contact
Alistair Shaw, Project Coordinator
Phone: 0413 197 848

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