To participate in our Volunteer Program volunteers require current screening documents and completed recruitment forms prior to commencement.


To apply to become a City of Canning volunteer, visit the Volunteering Opportunities page.


Volunteer National Police Check

Prior to commencement all volunteers require a current Volunteer National Police Clearance (VNPC). The City can complete an online application for a VNPC at no cost to the volunteer.

Working with Children Check

Prior to commencement all volunteers involved in child related volunteering require a current Working with Children Check (WWC Check). Volunteers will be supported to apply for a WWC Check at a minimal cost.

Recruitment forms

We ask all volunteers to complete these forms before commencing with us:

  • Volunteer Application and Agreement form
  • Photography consent form for those who are happy for us to share their volunteering story through our communications platforms, like Facebook and newsletters.

These forms will be provided following your application.


A Volunteer Handbook informs volunteers of their rights and responsibilities in line with industry and City standards. This handbook will be provided when you commence with us.

Our Community Development Officer Volunteering can provide one on one support to complete recruitment processes. For support, please email

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