Our community services volunteers are a vital link in providing essential services for people living in the City of Stirling - especially those people who are socially isolated, elderly, living with a disability or new to our community. We have over 500 active volunteers, in 35 different community services roles within the community.
If you’re looking for a long-term, meaningful volunteering opportunity in community services, please complete the Volunteering Expression of Interest Form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Community services volunteer recruitment process
1. Expression of interest is made
This is made to the Volunteer Coordinator, who will explain the process and roles available.
2. Registration appointment
A 30-minute, face-to-face appointment is booked and you must to provide photo ID and car registration/insurance information. You must also consent to a police check and sign volunteer registration forms.
3. National Police certificate is obtained
A police check is conducted and the results are sent to the Volunteer Coordinator. If acceptable, an induction into your new volunteering role is organised.
4. Volunteer induction occurs
You must take a compulsory 2-hour induction course during which the City of Stirling’s policies are procedures are covered in detail.
5. Area coordinator contacts
Once you have completed the induction, the Area Coordinator will contact you to arrange a start date. The City will then provide training, an onsite orientation and name badge.
6. Six week review
The Volunteer Coordinator will conduct a six-week review with the Area Coordinator.
7. Ongoing volunteer rewards and recognition
Volunteers will be invited to the Mayoral Thank You event. Volunteer of the Month Awards are also in place, as well as informal morning teas, BBQs and presentations.
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