Each year we maintain a bank of some 700 active volunteers (plus another few hundred at Christmas!), and we fill 244 shifts every week! We also have around 10 work place students each semester. In a sector which sees a high turn over, we are unique in having long-serving volunteers, with quite a few providing us with more than 20 years dedicated help and service.

Our volunteers are incredibly important to us and provide the horsepower for the program areas. Volunteers are worth over $1 million each year in terms of the time they give to us and our visitors.

Volunteers have the opportunity to participate in the following areas:

• Community Services Centre
• Wayside Youth
• Aboriginal Project
• Wayside Cafe
• Twilight Team
• Congregational/Chapel
• Wayside Op Shop
• Administration & Fundraising

Your journey as a Wayside volunteer begins by attending our Volunteer Induction Session .

At this session you will gain an understanding of Wayside’s mission, programs and the huge range of opportunities to be involved in our community as a volunteer.

Registration for our June induction is now closed, however you can sign up for a future session here.

2015 Volunteer Induction Sessions

23 August, 1pm-2.30pm

25 October, 1pm-2.30pm

For further information about volunteering at Wayside, please contact Matthew Robertson at waysidevollies@thewaysidechapel.com.

If you're already a volunteer and wish to login to the volunteer portal you can do so here.

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