While the City of Canning has a range of volunteering opportunities, we encourage you to consider a volunteer position that matches your skills, knowledge, availability and that you will enjoy being a part of. 

Ask yourself the following:

  • Do you prefer to work alone or as part of a team?

  • Are you better behind the scenes or do you prefer to take a more visible role?

  • How much time are you willing to commit?

  • What skills can you bring to a volunteer job?

  • What causes are important to you?

  • Are there specific groups you like to work with (i.e. children, adults, teens, community groups).

Click on the position descriptions below to discover what type of volunteering opportunities might best suit your volunteering aspirations.

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CANNING RIVER ECO EDUCATION CENTRE (CREEC)

Current Volunteering Vacancies

 

Young Peoples Services (YPS) Volunteer - All About Play Program

The All About Play Program supports 0-5 year old children and their families/carers to access early childhood development through play and discovery.

If you are committed to working with young children, enjoy connecting with parents/carers and are passionate about giving children a head start in their learning experience we encourage you to complete an expression of interest.
Completed EOI forms can be sent via Email: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au OR Mail: Attention City of Canning Volunteer Officer, Locked Bag 80, Welshpool Western Australia, 6986. 

Key functions of the role include:
•          Set up/pack down and cleaning of activity aids and equipment
•          Working with Library staff to complete resource maintenance and inventory tasks
•          Engaging with the Public by meeting and greeting program participants and providing general information about library facilities
•          Dependent on experience and under the direction of Library staff to assist participants with skills development through meaningful engagement in activities
For additional details regarding the role of YPS Volunteers please click on the position description above.

Commitment:
All About Play Sessions operate during the school term at the following times:
Riverton Library: Wednesday's 9am - 10.30am
Bentley Library: Thursday's 9.30am - 11am
Volunteers are required for a minimum of 3 hours per session with a preferred time commitment of 4 hours.

Locations:
Riverton Library - 67 Riley Road Riverton
Bentley Library - Located on the corner of Manning Rd and Hedley Place 


Young Peoples Services (YPS) Volunteer - ABCD English Program 

New to the City’s YPS Program and Cannington Library - ABCD English sessions have been developed to support 3-5 year olds whose family background has English as an additional language, to practice their English speaking skills through talking, reading, singing and play.

If you understand the challenges of learning a new language and are willing to volunteer your time to positively impact the lives of young people, then we encourage you to complete an expression of interest.
Completed EOI forms can be sent via Email: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au OR Mail: Attention City of Canning Volunteer Officer, Locked Bag 80, Welshpool Western Australia, 6986. 

Key functions of the role include:
•          Set up/pack down and cleaning of activity aids and equipment
•          Working with Library staff to complete resource maintenance and inventory tasks
•          Engaging with the Public by meeting and greeting program participants and providing general information about library facilities
•          Dependent on experience and under the direction of Library staff to assist participants with skills development through meaningful engagement in activities
For additional details regarding the role of YPS Volunteers please click on the position description above.

Commitment:
ABCD English Sessions operate during the school term on Monday's at Canning Library from 9.45 - 11am. Volunteers are required for a minimum of 3 hours with a preferred time commitment of 4 hours.

Location:
Cannington Library: 233 Sevenoaks Street Cannington 6107


Ready to volunteer but can’t find a vacancy with the City of Canning’s Volunteer Program?

The City of Canning and Volunteering WA work in partnership to help connect you with volunteering opportunities within the broader community.

Visit Volunteering WA at:

Bentley Library Hub: Corner of Hedley Place and Manning Road Bentley  View Google Map

When : Tuesdays and Wednesdays:9.30am - 3.30pm

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator Keith Almond 
               
Email: keith@volunteeringwa.org.au
               
Phone: M: 0429 458 613   P: 9482 4333