Lend your time and skills to a volunteer organisation in Australia. The skills learned during your time in the military will be invaluable in helping others.

There are many volunteer opportunities available in veteran organisations and the wider community. These resources provide some guidance on what opportunities are available and how to apply.

Volunteer with a veteran organisation

Volunteer with SoldierOn AustraliaExternal Link – help veterans and their families who need support in difficult times.

Volunteer with RSL VictoriaExternal Link – choose an opportunity that will complement your skills and experience, such as:

  • administration and management
  • appeals
  • community support activities
  • heritage and commemorations
  • veteran support.

Volunteer with LegacyExternal Link – find a role that suits you best to help support veterans’ families.

Volunteer with Young VeteransExternal Link – give some of your time to helping younger veterans in need.

Volunteer with Carry on VictoriaExternal Link – use your skills and experience to make a positive difference in the lives of ex-servicemen and women and their families.

Volunteer with Mates4MatesExternal Link – choose a volunteering activity that suits your interests and skills, such as:

  • lending a hand at special events
  • helping with fundraising activities to support veterans and their families.

Volunteer in the community

GoVolunteerExternal Link – makes it easy to find a volunteer role that suits your interests, motivation, availability and location.

You can choose from an array of inspiring volunteering opportunities, including:

  • events volunteering
  • student volunteering
  • corporate volunteering
  • environmental volunteering
  • emergency volunteering.

Volunteering AustraliaExternal Link – the national peak body for volunteering. Find out the different ways you can get involved in volunteering.

Reviewed 05 November 2021

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