Current City of Canning Vacancies

Casual Volunteering Roles

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 Roles

 

The City of Canning is excited to offer volunteers the opportunity to support two new roles as part of Hillview Intercultural Community Centre due to open in January 2022.
Volunteers will be key in supporting Hillview’s Vision to enable our diverse community to thrive through creating a place where people from all backgrounds can come together to connect with each other, share their culture, learn new skills and access opportunities that help them to reach their potential.

 

Digital Mentoring Volunteers (HICC)

Volunteers will share their digital literacy skills and knowledge with customers accessing the Digital Hub at the Hillview Intercultural Community Centre with the aim of increasing digital inclusion for culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Learn more about this role HERE 

 

Administration and Community Engagement (ACE) Volunteer - HICC


 

Volunteers will work alongside the Leader HICC to complete a broad range of administrative and community engagement activities to support a welcoming and accessible community centre. Learn more about this role HERE


Ready to be a part of Hillviews vision for our communities? Click here to complete an Expression of Interest.
Don't forget to tell us which role you wish to support.

  • 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

Young People's Services Program Assistant - FOMO Lab

FOMO lab is a program of have-a-go workshops for children and youth and is designed to encourage exploration of technology in a fun and inviting environment. Participants can try their hand at coding a robot, 3D printing, exploring VR worlds or crafting slime! Featuring Nao the Robot, Nintendo Labo, Sphero, LittleBits, 3Doodler, UP Mini, Kano Harry Potter coding wand… and more!
Volunteer duties include set up and pack down of tech equipment, preparation of activities, encouraging participants to have a go at activities and delivering short demonstrations of tech kits.

Time required

Successful applicants can support the Libraries School Holiday Program, Term 1 after school sessions and special one-off events. Days/times and locations may change according to the programming requirements of the City’s libraries.
 

Requirements

  • National Police Certificate
  • Working with Children Check
  • Previous experience working with children/youth and families is desirable. Knowledge of 3D printing and coding is not essential, but an enthusiasm to learn about new technology is vital!

Ready to join our fantastic team of FOMO Lab Volunteers? Click here to complete an Expression of Interest. Don't forget to tell us which role you wish to support.

  • 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

 

Books on Wheels Volunteer


The Books on Wheels Volunteer position supports the selection, packaging, delivery and return of library resources for the purpose of supporting housebound customers to have access to library resources.

Time Required

  • Volunteers deliver to customers every four weeks (excluding Public Holidays) with an average run time taking approximately two hours.
  • The selection, packaging and storage of library resources takes approximately 1-2 hours per month

Requirements

  • A satisfactory Volunteer National Police Certificate (issued within the last 12 months)
  • A current ‘C’ class Australian driver’s license
  • Competent driving and navigational skills to support changing traffic conditions and delivery destinations
  • Ability to exercise initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to, and understanding of the need to, respect and maintain customer privacy and confidentiality.
  • Able to physically manage repetitive lifting tasks in line with the selection, packaging/storage, transfer and delivery of library resources
Desirable:
  • A good understanding of the Dewy Decimal System and or subject areas to support the timely selection of library materials
  • A keen interest and or sound knowledge of popular authors and genre’s
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ready to join our fantastic team of Books on Wheels Volunteers? Click here to complete an Expression of Interest. Don't forget to tell us which role you wish to support.
  • 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





 

People Who Care are a volunteer-based not for profit organisation that has been serving the community for over 40 years offering support services to those who are frail aged, disabled and families starting over following domestic violence and disruption.
If you enjoy working with like minded people and positively impacting people’s lives, People Who Care need your volunteer support. College and University students, and Centrelink requirements are welcome. Ready to start your volunteering journey with People Who Care CLICK HERE to get started.”




Lifeline WA’s Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) is helping to improve the social and mental wellbeing of lonely and socially isolated older people in our community. The CVS matches those living in Residential Aged Care facilities or in their own homes who have little or no contact with family or friends, with a volunteer visitor for friendship and companionship.

Ready to create the kind of community where our vulnerable aged are not left behind CLICK HERE to get started


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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