As part of the Connect in Canning project, the City of Canning's Volunteer Program is re-imagining how to support you with volunteering opportunities to help our communities build resilience in the COVID-19 recovery period.

Casual Volunteering

InterConnect Volunteering

Open to anyone aged 18+ this exciting role provides opportunities to engage in one off or short term volunteering activities as your time permits and in line with your volunteering opportunities.

Learn more about InterConnect Volunteering here

Ready to join our fantastic team of InterConnect Volunteers? Click here

  • Return your completed EOI to the City of Canning by:
  • Email: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au
  • Mail: Attention Community Development Officer (Volunteering), Locked Box 80, Welshpool WA 6986
  • In person: Riverton Library - 67 Riley Rd, Riverton WA 6148

Regular Volunteering 

The City's Volunteer Program is committed to the fair and equitable appointment of volunteers to ongoing roles. Vacancies for regular roles are advertised on this page and or SEEK, GoVolunteer and Volunteering WA. If your skills and expertise are a good match for a vacant role you will be supported to participate in recruitment processes in line with the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement.

Regular Volunteering Vacancies 

Young Peoples Services (YPS) Volunteer - Play n Learn Program - X6 Volunteers Required

The Play n Learn Program aims to support learning through play and offers guided activities to children aged 0-5. Individual sessions focus on areas including STEM, imagination and creativity, early literacy, social awareness and inclusion. Parent learning to support ongoing learning outside the program is also a key component of Play n Learn.

Duties include:

  • setup/pack away and maintenance of session kits
  • facilitating guided activities.

Time and Commitment:
All About Play Sessions operate during the school term at the following two locations. Riverton Library - 9.00 - 10.30 am ; Bentley Library - 9.30 - 11.00 am. Volunteers are required for a minimum of 3 hours with a preferred time commitment of 4 hours.

Requirements:

  • National Police Certificate

  • Working with Children Check

Essential:

  • previous experience working with young children and families or a person working towards a career in childcare is desirable
  • satisfactory National Police Records Check (issued within the last 6 months)
  • current Working with Children’s Check.

Desirable:

  • good communication and customer liaison skills
  • an outgoing friendly personality, a caring attitude and the ability to relate to people from all walks of life
  • ability to work as part of a team
  • basic knowledge of early childhood development (an advantage).

Ready to join our fantastic team of YPS Volunteers? Click here

  • Return your completed EOI to the City of Canning by:
  • Email: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au
  • Mail: Attention Community Development Officer (Volunteering), Locked Box 80, Welshpool WA 6986
  • In person: Riverton Library - 67 Riley Rd, Riverton WA 6148
 

Supporting Local Community Volunteer Organisations

Canning Community Garden

Volunteers here is your opportunity to connect with like minded garden enthusiasts to support the Willetton Community Garden to prepare for their upcoming Spring in the Garden Event. If you are garden fit, love nothing better than seeing a garden transform after a make over, the Willetton Community Garden would welcome your support.
CLICK HERE for BUSY BEE contact details.

 

Canning Agricultural, Horticultural & Recreational Society Inc

Volunteers here is an exciting opportunity to get involved in your local community and to support the Ag Society to deliver yet another series of exciting Show Day events over two days. Show Day provides opportunities for every generation to be involved in their community and your volunteer support is key to making sure everyone has an unforgettable experience.
APPLY TO VOLUNTEER HERE

 

Supporting Vulnerable Communities:

There are a number of volunteer organisations supporting Canning's vulnerable communities. If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable communities to have a better tomorrow then click on the links below to learn more about how you can get involved through volunteering.

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