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Volunteering FAQs


Welcome to the volunteer webpage, your One Stop Shop to find out about volunteering with the City of Salisbury.

The City of Salisbury has a large, diverse community. For Council to deliver all its services, activities and programs, we need the help of many volunteers.

We offer a wide range of volunteer roles that are advertised on this website and updated at the start of each month. You can:

Why volunteer with Salisbury Council?

Every person volunteers for different reasons, some of the benefits are

  • You get to meet like-minded people and socialise
  • You can develop and share your skills
  • You get work like experience and a reference
  • You learn more about your local community and local council

And as it is good for your health and wellbeing you also feel good!

What do our volunteers say about us?

We regularly ask our volunteers what they think of our volunteering with Council, this is some their feedback:

‘I like my role - I find it interesting and enjoyable.  All the people involved are really great and the group is really well run. I like being involved in my local community’  - Salisbury Social Group Volunteer

‘I am thoroughly enjoying the experience and I feel like I make a difference’ - Library Volunteer

‘I like to bring some joy to disabled people and to see their smiling faces’  - Fun on Fridays Volunteer

‘I like the people I work with and the people we cook for. The freedom we have in the kitchen to spoil the clients with our cooking and the respect I get from my supervisor makes me very happy’  - Para Hills Centre Volunteer

‘I like mixing with people and providing help in the community, I study human rights at University so helping people accommodates my studies’ - Cultural Program Volunteer

‘I find people are always interesting and appreciative of your time. I love meeting new people, they are always a pleasure to visit. You can sense that people appreciate my help. They are lovely’ - Home Support Services Volunteer

‘It’s been a rewarding experience working with young people in a great environment. I like mentoring young people who are of a similar age to me’  - Youth Centre Volunteer

‘I like being able to teach new skills to others and keep my office skills current’ - Jack Young Centre Volunteer

‘I enjoy working with great people and feel satisfied after every shift.  The job is not strenuous but I put in the effort to do what is expected to get it done. When I started I knew nothing about what to do, with the help of the Council staff I understand my role and I do what I can in a safe manner’ - Graffiti Removal Volunteer

‘Great event, I enjoyed helping out’  - Salisbury Secret Garden Event Volunteer

Volunteering for the City of Salisbury

Here are a few short videos about volunteering with the City of Salisbury:

Celebrating Volunteers

In December 2013, we celebrate 20 Years of the Justice of the Peace Service in Salisbury. A cocktail function was held in the John Harvey Gallery to celebrate this achievement and we took the opportunity to interview some notaries and volunteers.