Volunteering

Make a real difference

You can assist a young person with a disability or additional need to feel valued, included and supported. On average we provide over 4500 hours of volunteering annually. Our three volunteer options available are:

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To apply

To find out more please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Geelong (03) 5221 2984 or Western Melbourne (03) 9396 1111 or complete the Volunteer Enquiry Form.

Benefits of being a volunteer

  •          Learn new skills
  •          Explore career opportunities
  •          Learn something new about yourself
  •          Meet new people

Who can volunteer?

  • Be over the age of 16 years
  • No formal qualifications or experience required
  • A willing and positive attitude
  • A sense of humour

What you will need

Gateways is a Child Safe organisation and as a Recreation or Interchange Host Volunteer working directly with Gateways participants, you will need the following.

  • A working with Children Check Card (or be actively in the process of receiving one)
  • A Criminal Records check will be conducted by Gateways
  • A Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme check will be conducted by Gateways
  • Provision of the names of 2 referees
  • An informal interview and attendance at a 3-hour Orientation Training Session
Geelong (Head Office)
03 5221 2984
10-12 Albert Street
Geelong West,
VIC
3218
Western Melbourne
03 9396 1111
Level 1, 6 South Road
Braybrook,
VIC
3019
Werribee
03 9749 7388
3 Princes Highway
Werribee,
VIC
3030
Warrnambool
03 5562 8271
171 Lava Street
Warrnambool,
VIC
3280