Why volunteer?

  • Volunteers enjoy the contact with other people & meeting new friends
  • Volunteers have the opportunity to develop new skills & refresh old skills
  • Volunteering can increase your confidence & self esteem
  • Volunteers thrive on new challenges
  • Volunteers get satisfaction from doing something to make a difference
  • Volunteering can open new job networks
  • Working together Volunteers build a stronger community

Do I need to have any qualifications?

Most of the positions in the Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre will require you to have or to obtain a Working with Children Blue Card and or Yellow Card. 

If you do not hold one, our team will discuss options with you for applying for one.

Will I need to have an induction?

Yes, all new volunteers and employees are required to participate in an induction. Our team will arrange this with you.

What support will I have?

You will also receive a program induction by the Program Coordinator of the service where you will be volunteering.

Please feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Volunteer impact

Our volunteers donated a total of 17,171 hours in one financial year

This equates to over $400,000. The HBNC would like to thank each and everyone of our volunteers who give up their time and talent to make a difference in our community and in the lives of the clients we support. There is no kinder act then helping someone less fortunate then yourself.

Current volunteer opportunities

Our organisation has a great variety of programs and areas that you might be interested in volunteering in. Services and positions include:

  • Youth, family and parent mentors
  • Playgroup helpers
  • Kitchen, cafe and catering workers
  • Respite workers
  • Community visitors
  • TransComCare drivers
  • Events and marketing
  • Reception and administration

Register your interest to volunteer