It’s easy to be involved and make a difference in the Shoalhaven by putting your hand up to volunteer.

Volunteering is a great opportunity to contribute to our community. It strengthens the social, economic, and environmental wellbeing of our community and it’s productive, satisfying and fun.

Volunteering offers

  • Formal or informal activities
  • Regular, occasional or once-off opportunities
  • Opportunities to contribute and create change in areas that interest you
  • Meeting new like-minded people
  • Ways to expand/share your skills, knowledge and work experience

You can express your interest in a Volunteer Group that appeals to you as well as get details about volunteer duty of care responsibilities.


Step 1.Complete the volunteer application form

Apply online

Your Duty of Care Responsibilities

It is a requirement that volunteers exercise a duty of care to themselves and others. All volunteer activity requires a safety-first approach and Shoalhaven City Council's motto is ‘Safety is everyone's responsibility’. Shoalhaven City Council acknowledges the substantial contribution of volunteers to the community, and appreciates their generous donation of time, skill and experience, and their caring spirit.

Each new volunteer will need to: