Welcome to our Volunteer Board

In a year when many of us have experienced increased loneliness or isolation, mental health or financial stress, volunteering can help. Evidence shows that volunteering connects us to others in our local communities, to better mental well-being or to potential pathways to employment. When we help others in our community or give our time to a cause we value, we also give back to ourselves.

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Reaching Out in the Inner West

Providing home-cooked vegetarian meals to people experiencing homelessness or those generally struggling. Every Monday @ 5.30pm – Footscray Mall, Nicholson Street, Footscray

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Community Bike Hub
Repair, recycle, learn, laugh, make a difference – that’s what the Bike Hub Volunteer Program is all about! No experience or bookings needed, just drop in to 11 Mill Close, Footscray
Tuesdays 5pm – 8pm OR Saturdays 10am – 3pm
Footscray Historical Society

Footscray Historical Society was founded in 1968. Their volunteers serve the community by collecting, preserving and making accessible the local history of the City of Maribyrnong area.

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The Westsider

The Westsider is a not-for-profit monthly community newspaper, run since it’s inception in September 2014, delivered to hundreds of pick-up points across the inner west each month.

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Permaculture Out West

Permaculture Out West (POW) is a network of people living in the western suburbs of Melbourne, learning and practising Permaculture. Their focus is environmental sustainability and self-sufficiency to be facilitated through local initiatives such as food swaps, cooperatives and working bees.

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Friends of Cruickshank Park
Friends of Cruickshank Park are the mechanics, eyes and ears behind all there is to do in Cruickshank Park. We’re the Yarraville community group set on making our park as fun as it can be. From pop-up villages, to bobbing flamingos, to dress-up dog walks, to game days… If it’s related to Cruickshank park, we’re there making it happen.
Junior Park Rangers
Jr Park Rangers is getting kids out and about, and playing in nature. Whether it’s finding frogs, building birdhouses or learning about local critters, we’re making the environment fun. This group is run in partnership with Maribyrnong City Council and Friends of Cruickshank Park.