Volunteering ACT, the brand of our Volunteering Services program, is the peak body for volunteering and the volunteer support service for the Canberra Region.

To search for volunteering roles


To find volunteers for your organisation


We offer a range of services to organisations including:

• Our general information service

• Access to training and professional development opportunities

• The Volunteer Referral Service

• Sector collaboration and promotion

For further information click here.

We assist individuals to engage in volunteering roles by:

• Listing all volunteer positions for the Canberra Region in one place

• Providing free information sessions about ‘Essentials for Volunteers’

• Assisting people to find the right volunteering role through our face-to-face referral service

For more information on how we can assist you to volunteer click here.

During the 2014 – 2015 financial year, Volunteering ACT:

• Assisted 8408 people towards becoming volunteers

• Referred 5216 volunteers to our member organisations

• Provided 2737 instances of support to community organisations

• Provided training to 182 volunteers

• Provided training to 327 volunteer managers

• Hosted 35 events (including training) to enhance and celebrate volunteering

• Heightened our social media reach with 1075 Facebook likes, 1270 Twitter followers, and 257 Instagram followers

• Raised the profile of volunteering by highlighting volunteering in the media 20 times

• Welcomed 56 new members