As part of the Connect in Canning project, we are re-imagining how to support you with volunteering opportunities to help our communities build resilience in the COVID-19 recovery period.

InterConnect Volunteering

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

Want to be join this fantastic group of volunteers at future events? 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

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The City's Volunteer Program is committed to the fair and equitable appointment of volunteers to ongoing roles. Vacancies for the appointment of volunteers to 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.

Volunteering Vacancies 

Needed for an immediate start -  x1 Books on Wheels Volunteer Driver

Books on Wheels Services supports the delivery of library materials to housebound library members residing within the City of Canning. In keeping with the Learning City Strategy, Books on Wheels Services supports communities to access dynamic learning opportunities through the provision of library materials that would otherwise prove difficult for members to access due to their housebound condition.

If you are an experienced driver, have good navigational skills, an outgoing friendly personality and a good level of fitness to support book transfers, you are encouraged to apply. You will be provided with a Council vehicle to complete deliveries and supported by our library professionals to ensure delivery services run smoothly and in keeping with the needs of our customers.

To learn more about this role click here
To apply click here

Don't forget to tell us in your EOI (Pg 2) that you are applying for the BOW's role.
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 our communities to volunteer


The City of Canning has a collaborative partnership with Volunteering WA (VWA) to help connect you with volunteering opportunities in the broader community.
VWA Coordinator Keith Almond is a proficient networker and can support you to connect with a wide range of community volunteer organisations.

Connect with Keith
In person: Riverton Library - Tues/Weds 9.00 - 4.00pm weekly
0429 458 613  
keith@volunteeringwa.org.au

 

Supporting our communities 

In 2021 you can be the change that makes a difference in our communities. Use the links below to find out how you can get started on your volunteering journey.

Organisations advertise volunteer vacancies here:

Support a local volunteer organisation:

  

Canning Agricultural, Horticultural & Recreational Society Inc have announced a number of exciting volunteering  and internship roles that might be a great fit for volunteers wanting to make an impact in their own local community. Click here to find out more.

Organisations who are committed to the ongoing care of our most vulnerable communities:

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