Volunteers are happier

Over 1.5 million Victorians volunteer their time, skills and experience in one way or another make a huge contribution to our local communities. Those who volunteer are generally happier, healthier and live longer.

Many of the activities at our centres are supported by volunteers.  Some of the opportunities to share, learn and connect through volunteering are listed below:

Activities include anything from coordinating a walking group, book club, social group, co-op group and more.  New ideas are most welcome.  Please make suggestions with your details via the Activity Coordinator application link.

We are currently seeking an Activity Coordinator for Serendipity, our over 60s social group based at Eltham.

  • Administration Assistant

Linked to either the Diamond Creek, Eltham or Panton Hill centres.  These roles assist with various centre meet & greet, operational tasks, and data processing.

  • Community Gardener

 The gardens surrounding the Living & Learning Nillumbik centres provide a great opportunity for volunteers to enhancing the cottage feel and surrounds for all participants by contributing to the veggie patch or flower displays as they change from season to season.

  • Come 'n' try Kids Workshop Facilitator

Engage local kids by sharing your skill, knowledge or passion on a topic in a once off workshop.  This could be anything from backyard science to self defence, crochet to cooking, planting to photography.  All volunteers will need to have a Working With Children's Check for these workshops. Complete the expressions of interest form and nominate your area of interest. 

Digital mentors meet 1 on 1 with participants and in small technology troubleshooting groups with the aim of encouraging people to get on the internet and become confident and intuitive computer users who are constantly learning from the internet and others around them.

  • Event Coordinators & on the day event volunteers

Regular events include: Community festivals and fairs, Makers Markets, diversARTy, Made on the Hill and more.

  • Living & Learning Nillumbik Committee

This committee contributes to policies, procedures and the strategic direction of the organisation.  We welcome expressions of interest at anytime and are particularly looking for members from older and younger generations.  If you would like to find out more please complete the registration of interest form below.  

Many of our short course community program tutors like to give back to their community by passing on their skills and knowledge to others as volunteers.  From Qi Gong, to Life Drawing Coop and Folk Style Guitar.  We are open to new ideas at anytime via the short course tutor application form.

Fill out a registration of interest form if you would like to be considered for other volunteer roles not currently taking applications.