1. Our new Pathways blog is coming soon!

    Pathways BlogOur blog is undergoing a transformation. As we mentioned in our July correspondence, our printed newsletter Pathways is going digital and you will see it here next week.

    Moving Pathways to our blog allows us to better tailor content to your needs, and allows you to interact with us and provide feedback or suggestions in a more timely and informative way.

    We’ll be posting articles from a range of contributors that we hope will give you insight into how you can build prosperity for you, your family and your community into the future.

    It’s about providing information and advice that will be useful to you, whatever your stage of life or interests.

    We’ll also be seeking feedback on what interests you through our polls, so you can have your say and help shape the direction of your blog.

    It is our way of helping our customers and our communities on the pathway to prosperity and another way we’re delivering the other way to bank.

    Please comment below if you have any ideas or suggestions for articles that you’d like us to feature!

  2. Coast Care Volunteer – Mullaloo Beach WA

    Volunteers Needed

    the beachDo you love being in the outdoors and also have the time to join our team at some of Perth’s best beach environments?

    Joondalup Community Coast Care Forum are looking for volunteers to perform coastal dune rehabilitation work in the company of other volunteers and a voluntary supervisor. This may involve planting seedlings, weeding with specialised tools, collecting and bagging rubbish, assisting with site surveys, watering seedlings (in their first summer) and monitoring progress. Sessions are usually 2 hours in duration.

    This role is available to years 12 and over. Children under the age of 12 who wish to volunteer must be accompanied by a guardian. Volunteers willing to undertake manual work some physical fitness is required however, there are also office tasks available. Read more…

  3. Graphic Designer – Woden ACT

    Volunteers Needed

    Young designerCalling all Graphic designers – Further your career by volunteering with us!

    The Heart Foundation is an independent charity that funds life-saving research, supports health professionals and promotes health in the community. Our vision is for Australians to have the best cardiovascular health in the world.

    We are currently seeking a volunteer designer to join our ACT Fundraising team, located in our Canberra office in Phillip, Woden.

    The Heart Foundation ACT is running a range of fundraising and events campaigns in 2014. To support these campaigns we need a Volunteer Graphic designer to create a range of artwork for printed (and some online) promotion material including posters, leaflets, newsletters, banners etc. Read more…

  4. Fashion Retail Sorters – WA

    Volunteers Needed

    Clothing stylistGot a passion for fashion and an eye for detail? Why not join the Australian Red Cross team of donation sorters?

    As a Volunteer Retail Donation Sorter, you will be responsible for the sorting of donations for our Red Cross Stores, from the public and businesses. The role involves assisting the Warehouse Coordinator to sort clothing and household goods into categories for our stores, assessing the suitability based on quality, styling and store demographic.

    No experience necessary as training is provided. This role is available Tuesday to Thursday during business hours.

    Ideally, you have a passion for fashion or retail, a keen eye for market trends, along with a willingness to learn and be part of a team. Key to success in this role will be your reliability, punctuality and positive attitude

    If you are aged 18 or over and would like to engage in a volunteering experience with the flair of fashion, click here

  5. Grants Writer – Morisset NSW

    Volunteers Needed

    Man checking an invoice on a calculatorA volunteer is required with a knowledge of, and the ability to, write funding grant submissions for a children’s centre.

    The centre would prefer someone with experience in administration/clerical and marketing/PR and you must also have previous experience in submission writing.

    By volunteering you will benefit by assisting a community organisation to create a fun place for children’s recreation.

    The volunteer will be required to participate in staff orientation and induction training and will also need to satisfy a Working With Children Check.

    The role is located at Morisset with times and days to be discussed with each volunteer.

    If you would like to register your interest click here

  6. Retirement Village Bus Driver – Redhill ACT

    Volunteers Needed

    Polite senior man helps his wife down the stairs of their motor home.Two Anglicare retirement villages in Redhill and Downer need friendly, caring bus driver’s to take the residents on outings, from shopping trips to recreational activities.

    This is a very satisfying role, knowing that you are supporting people in your community, as well the camaraderie and friendship of working on a supportive team for a community organisation.

    This role is not just about driving though – volunteers are also involved in planning the outings and the route of the trip.

    The role is available up to 2 days a week with shifts being for 4 hours a day.

    Volunteers will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check; to have a Light Rigid Vehicle – Drivers License and to obtain a Working with Vulnerable People Card. Read more…

  7. Bandanna Day Merchandise Crew – Canberra ACT

    Volunteers Needed

    Bandanna Day2014CanTeen are calling for volunteers to sell bandannas and CanTeen merchandise at a variety of locations over Canberra on Thursday the 30th and Friday 31st October between 9am-5.30pm (Start times and working hours are flexible to what you can do.

    Round up your friends and family for a fun day out… all while helping a great cause and giving back to the community. Seeing the public wear the bandanna helps young people affected by cancer feel like they are not forgotten.

    To register your interest for this opportunity click here

  8. Bandanna Day Street Volunteers – Adelaide SA

    Volunteers Needed

    Bandanna Day2014CanTeen is looking for volunteers to dress up in red National Bandanna Day t-shirts, rattle some tins and sell bandannas on the streets of Adelaide on Friday 31st October between 10am-4pm. Shifts only take up 2 hours of your time and no experience is required.

    Round up your friends and family for a fun day out… all while helping a great cause and giving back to the community. Seeing the public wear the bandanna helps young people affected by cancer feel like they are not forgotten.

    If you would like to sign up click here for more information!

  9. Rotary Event Helpers – Mawson Lakes SA

    Volunteers Needed

    BBQ CookIf you can give 2 hrs of your time every month to help with our fundraising projects, we would love to hear from you! Be a part of a great organisation and assist us with fundraising events.

    Rotary Club of Mawson Lakes run several fundraising events throughout the year such as community lunches, community sausage sizzles and other events to mark special occasions.

    We need volunteers to assist us and be a part of these events helping with sausage sizzle stalls as well as with our community lunches and other events. This involves helping to set up and pack up, serve food, tea and coffee and clean up after the event.

    Events usually take place on the weekends – no experience required, you just need to be 18 or over!

    If you want to give back to the community by getting involved in this worthy cause, we would love to hear from you by clicking here

  10. Rainbow Lunch Group Volunteer – Maylands WA

    Volunteers Needed

    colorful pepperRainbow provides a place where people living with mental illness can connect with other community members over lunch and a chat in a relaxed environment.

    We are looking for friendly empathetic people to volunteer at Rainbow Maylands. The role includes participating in conversations with clients and in group discussions; assisting to set up and prepare for lunch groups, some cooking and tidying up. There is also the option for some volunteers to assist with transporting clients to and from the lunch groups.

    Volunteers should have positive regard towards people experiencing mental illness; Good communication, organisational and time management skills and be able to make a consistent fortnightly commitment to attending the Lunch Program on a Wednesday. Read more…