Volunteer at Bridge Darebin: Preston & Thornbury assisting the community

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteering at Bridge Darebin is an excellent way to connect with and support your community an opportunity to use and build on existing skills and learn new ones.

Did you know that volunteers save the community sector millions of dollars each year? This saves valuable funding that can be used for direct services such as education and support.

Volunteering also provides the opportunity to gain confidence in a supportive work environment while looking for paid employment.

We’re currently looking for volunteers to support our Laneway Lunch community program, which provides three-course meals to 40-60 people every Friday. Volunteers are required for 2- or 3-hour shifts (any time from 10.30am to 2pm) to assist in food preparation, serving and general clean-up.

Other volunteer opportunities are available for:

  • Classroom assistants (including English, computer, cooking and pottery courses)
  • Admin assistants
  • Childcare assistants
  • Moon Rabbit café assistants

How to apply

Volunteer information sessions are held each term at Bridge Darebin: Preston. Sign up for an information session by emailing connect@bridgedarebin.org.au with your name, email address, phone number and the information session you’d like to attend (see below). Alternatively, you can phone our Preston or Thornbury offices.

Volunteer information sessions in 2020




Wednesday 12 February

2 – 3.30pm


Wednesday 29 April Cancelled

2 – 3.30pm


Wednesday 29 July 

2 – 3.30pm


Wednesday 21 October

2 – 3.30pm


For more information

Email connect@bridgedarebin.org.au or phone 03 9484 5806.


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