COVID -19 and volunteering at the City of Canning

As COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift the City of Canning is supporting volunteers to recommence volunteering. We appreciate our volunteers' patience while we take a planned approach (in line with WA Health Department recommendations) to re-starting our regular volunteer roles. For those volunteers who have already returned - 'Welcome Back' - and thank you for your continued support of the City's Volunteer Program.


As part of the Connect in Canning Project, the City’s Community Connections Team are reimagining how to support you to engage in volunteering opportunities that will help our communities to capacity build for resilience in the COVID-19 recovery period.

 Introducing InterConnect Volunteering   

Our fantastic team of Community Development professionals support both City and community-led initiatives and invites you to become an InterConnect Volunteer to help build strong connections that benefit our communities for a better future

For additional information about InterConnect Volunteering click here
Ready to become an InterConnect Volunteer - Register your interest here                                     

Your completed EOI form can be returned to the City of Canning by:
E: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au
Mail: Attention Community Development Officer (Volunteering), Locked Box 80, Welshpool WA 6986

In person: Bentley (Library) Hub - Monday - Thursday Corner Hedley Place & Manning Road, BENTLEY 

Not sure InterConnect Volunteering is for you? - Here's how you can still get involved in volunteering.

Option 1: Stay up to date with the latest City of Canning volunteering opportunities.

 

New! Job-Ready (Volunteer) Mentor

(x1 position available)

Are you passionate about helping people find job security in this time of high unemployment?
If the answer is yes! Then we have an exciting new volunteer role for you.

As a Job-Ready (Volunteer) Mentor you will provide practical support and information to jobseekers so that they have the confidence and skills to find employment.
If you have the time and expertise to support job seekers to have positive employment outcomes, our Community and Culture Team would welcome your support as a Job-Ready (Volunteer) Mentor.

Want to know more about this exciting new volunteer role? Click Here to read more

Think you have what it takes to be a Job-Ready (Volunteer) Mentor? Click Here to apply.

Don't forget to tell us on your EOI that you are interested in this role. 

Your completed EOI form can be returned to the City of Canning by:
E: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au
Mail: Attention Community Development Officer (Volunteering), Locked Box 80, Welshpool WA 6986
In person: Bentley (Library) Hub - Monday - Thursday Corner Hedley Place & Manning Road, BENTLEY ​
 

Early Learning Program Assistant –
Play n’ Learn

(4 x positions available)

City of Canning Libraries are looking for energetic volunteers with a passion for early learning to assist with a new program starting in Term 4, 2020.
The program aims to support learning through play and offers guided activities to children aged 0-5 and their care givers.Individual sessions focus on areas including STEM, imagination and creativity, early literacy, social awareness and inclusion. Session themes can be explored by visiting: canning.wa.gov.au/play-learn.
Duties include assisting with set up, facilitating guided activities, pack away and maintenance of session kits. Previous experience working with young children and families or a person working towards a career in childcare is desirable.
Successful applicants will be able to commit to a minimum of 4 hrs per week, be flexible to volunteer between all four Canning Library locations and days with the potential to assist at special events. *Day and times are yet to be set for these sessions and may change term to term.

If this sounds like you, click here to apply! Don't forget to tell us on your EOI that you are interested in this role. 

Your completed EOI form can be returned to the City of Canning by:
E: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au
Mail: Attention Community Development Officer (Volunteering), Locked Box 80, Welshpool WA 6986
In person: Bentley (Library) Hub - Monday - Thursday Corner Hedley Place & Manning Road, BENTLEY 



Option 2 - Volunteer in your local community
 

 

The City of Canning has a collaborative partnership with Volunteering WA (VWA) to help connect you with volunteering opportunities in the broader community.
 
You can connect with Volunteering WA 
In person: Bentley Library Hub - Tuesdays - Wednesday. Corner of Hedley Place and Manning Road BENTLEY.
M: 0429 458 613   T: 9482 4333
E: keith@volunteeringwa.org.au
 

 

Option 3: Connect at the Bentley Hub

Contact the City's Community Development Officer (Volunteering) to discuss your volunteering options.

Email: volunteer.enquiries@canning.wa.gov.au
Phone: 9231 0698
In person: Bentley Library Hub - Tuesdays - Friday Corner of Hedley Place and Manning Road BENTLEY.

 


 

 










 

 

 

 

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