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:

  • 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

Young People's Services Activities Volunteer - Play and Learn Program


City of Canning Libraries are looking for energetic people aged 18+ with a passion for early learning to assist with Term 3 (starting 25 July) Play n Learn Sessions.
The program aims to support learning through play and offers guided activities to children aged 0-5 and parents. Individual sessions focus on areas including STEM, imagination and creativity, early literacy, social awareness and inclusion.

Want to make a difference to a child's life through early learning opportunities?
Click HERE to learn more about this role.
To apply click HERE to complete an EOI. Email your completed EOI to:

Supporting Local Community Volunteer Organisations & Events

Unisport Nationals - Perth 2022

Here is an exciting opportunity for you or someone you know to help deliver the Perth hosted Unisport Nationals
Nationals will take place from 24 - 30 September and will see over 6,500 participants from across the country battle it out to be crowned national champions in one of 28 different sports.
Over 200 motivated and enthusiastic volunteers are need to join the team with a wide range of positions available including some pre-event roles
Volunteer roles include:
•             Team leader
•             Event crew
•             Operations crew
•             Photographers/videographers
•             Digital media volunteers
•             Journalist volunteers
•             Nationals HQ volunteers
Volunteers receive a uniform, volunteer kit, meals while on shift, plus the chance to experience sporting competition firsthand. To learn more about this amazing event and to register click HERE



Volunteers urgently needed to support Vinnies Emergency Assist Call Centre

Vinnies is a proudly volunteer-run organisation. Each year, Vinnies volunteers assist over 55,000 people in need in WA. Join the team and be part of something special!

EdConnect Australia – Volunteers Needed in the City of Canning

Can you spare just 1-2 hours a week to volunteer and make a difference to a students learning? 

Learning Support:
Do you worry about the children that missed out on crucial learning due to extended COVID-19 lock downs?  We need volunteers to spend time listening to a child read or help out generally in the classroom.  A love of reading, passion for learning, and patience are the only requirements!   
We need positive role models to help provide one-on-one emotional support, guidance, and encouragement to students, in a safe and confidential environment.  This could involve working on school projects together or simply playing games and chatting.  Minimum commitment of 12 months required.
Other Opportunities:
There are a wide variety of other roles we need volunteers for.  Some of these include breakfast clubs, homework clubs, supporting children for whom English is a second language, school gardens, school canteens and more.

EdConnect Australia recruit, screen and train skilled volunteers to provide life-changing support to students in local schools.  For more information visit or call us on 1800 668 550 NOW! 

Homework Assistant - Volunteers Required

The Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre are seeking volunteers to support the Homework Hut at Lynwood Senior High School
MMRC supports students on refugee, humanitarian or selected family visas to maximize their learning opportunities. If you are a passionate learning enabler and enjoy working with young people MMRC want to hear from you. To complete an EOI click HERE

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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