Volunteering makes communities stronger
Did you know there are programs to help support people who volunteer? Learn about your rights and other support.
Discover the different opportunities to get involved in emergency, disaster and crisis volunteering.
There are formal and informal training options to help develop skills and qualifications for volunteers.
Ways to volunteer
There are many ways you can volunteer. Hear the stories of volunteers in NSW and the ways they make a difference.
Engage with volunteers
Connecting organisations with volunteers
From short term events to on-going roles, organisations can connect with volunteers all over NSW. Register your organisation with the volunteer recruitment portal and start finding volunteers.
Recognising and retaining volunteers
Acknowledge and celebrate the valuable contributions of your volunteers. You can nominate your organisations volunteers for an award or a certificate of recognition for their efforts.
Photos by Salty Dingo, 2023, created for Department of Communities & Justice
Other images supplied by Rev Bill Crews Foundation, Story Dogs, and D-Caf for use by the Department of Communities & Justice