QLD Volunteering Opportunities


Able Australia – Community Visitor Scheme

The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) is a national program funded by the Australian Government. The CVS aims to enrich the quality of life of residents of aged care homes who are socially isolated or lonely and would benefit from a friendly visitor. Click here for details. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Australia

Provide long-term, one-to-one mentoring to help change the course of vulnerable young peoples lives. Click here for details.

Coolum Hearts, Coolum

Seeking volunteers counselling or psychology students to facilitate a women’s resilience group. Contact 0478 646 330 for further information. Click here for details.

Family Drug Support Australia

Family Drug Support is currently looking for expressions of interest in volunteering on their National Support Line. Click here for details.

Group 61, Brisbane

Seeking volunteers for their mental health befriending program.  Volunteers spend two hours a week over a period of a year with members. Contact 1800 448 448 for further information. Click here for details.


GriefLine is a free national counselling and support telephone, SMS and video service. We offer confidential 7 days a week phone and telehealth counselling and support  to people experiencing grief, loss and/or trauma. Click here for details.

Marcus Mission, Greater QLD

Volunteer mentoring opportunities, working with men at risk of suicide.  Click here for details.

Panda *NEW*

PANDA operates Australia’s only National Helpline for individuals and their families to recover from perinatal anxiety and depression, a serious illness that affects up to one in five expecting or new mums and one in ten expecting or new dads. Click here for details.


Pregnancy Counselling Link, Brisbane


Volunteers for their pre and post pregnancy services.  Suitable for students with a passion for parenting.  Contact (07) 3512 7999 for further information. Click here for details.

RuralAid Australia

Have you ever wanted to volunteer to help farmers and rural communities across Australia? Rural Aid has created a number of exciting, week long volunteer programmes just for you. Click here for details.

The Smith Family 

More than 1.2 million Australian children and young people are living in poverty. Join the thousands of caring Australians who are passionate about helping disadvantaged children create a better future for themselves through education. Click here for details.


Youngcare Share House, Wooloowin, Brisbane


Currently seeking volunteers to assist staff with daily programs, activities and outings; and for people interested in visiting and becoming friends with individuals or small groups of residents on a regular basis. Click here for details.


Yourtown Community Volunteers, various locations Brisbane


Seeking volunteers to support local programs, workshops and activities which may include language, literacy and numeracy tutoring, arts, sports, dance and creative workshops. Volunteers work alongside trained volunteers. Click here for details.



Wellways Australia Limited is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with services in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania. Their services span mental health, disability and community care, and reach thousands of people each year. Click here for details. 

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