Hunter Volunteer CentreTo Inspire Volunteering
Find the Right
Volunteer Role for You
We can have up to 250 volunteer roles available at any time. Search our list of volunteer roles currently available and find a role that is right for you.
Thinking of volunteering? Complete our volunteer registration form and one of our friendly people will get back in touch with you to discuss your interests further.
Bridge to Volunteering
We offer a free information session called Bridge to Volunteering on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. The information session explains what it means to volunteer, types of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities.
Community Visitors Scheme
The Community Visitors Scheme supports volunteer visits in providing friendship and companionship to people experiencing loneliness. Visits are available to people receiving government subsidised age care or Home Care Packages.
Hunter Volunteer Centre Welcome Team
The Hunter Volunteer Centre Welcome and Charlestown Square have teamed up to create the HVC Welcome Team. The program trains volunteers interested in retail and customer service employment with the skill set valued by employers.
Timebanking is a free community program that allows the voluntary exchange of services between members. Exchange of services based on an hour for an hour and allows members to connect with others in the community through sharing skills.
Volunteer Pathway to Employment
Many people often consider volunteering as a way to demonstrate their skill sets and experience while looking for employment. Our Volunteer Pathway to Employment sessions discuss the connections between volunteering and employment.
Work and Development Order
Work and Development Orders (WDO) offer a way for people experiencing hardship to clear fines they may have incurred. Eligible people reduce their unpaid fines by participating in voluntary work, approved courses and programs.
News and Events
The Hunter Volunteer Centre will be winding-up operations on February 15th, 2023 with the following caveat:
The Board of the HVC moved that the wind-up process will continue with the caveat that wind-up may be halted pending receipt of written confirmation of timely, adequate funding continuing and with such advice being received no later than Wednesday, 15 February 2023....