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Welcome and thank you for your interest in Volunteering with Strathfield Council.  Many of our programs, activities and events depend on volunteers and would not be able to operate without the commitment of these special people dedicating their time, energy and knowledge.

Strathfield Council acknowledges that volunteers play a significant role in the social environment and cultural well-being of our community.  Volunteers make an extraordinary contribution to our community and come from all walks of life including workers, students, professionals, young people and retirees.

Whatever your reason for volunteering, your efforts will have a direct impact on the community and we thank you.

Volunteering With Us

Strathfield Council has various opportunities for volunteers to be involved in projects ranging from teaching computers for seniors, reading buddies to assisting with other community projects or events.  Strathfield Council defines volunteering as;

  • To benefit the community and the volunteer
  • To be done by the volunteer without coercion
  • With no financial gain
  • For designated volunteer positions

Our volunteer program aims to provide volunteers with a level of engagement that involves the residents in our community and enhances social, cultural and environmental outcomes. Volunteering with Strathfield Council will;

  • Benefit the community and the volunteer
  • Enhance your skills to help others
  • Gain Work Experience
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • Promotes human rights and equality
  • Have a sense of purpose

We would love to hear from you.  If you are interested in a role and believe you meet the criteria above, please complete the following online forms:

Volunteering at Strathfield Events

Community events have a unique ability to bring people together. There are a variety of roles available at Strathfield Events to suit people of all abilities and experience levels.

Sign up to the eNews for more information on volunteering at Councils upcoming events:

  • Cooks River Fun Run (June)
  • Strathfield Spring Festival (September)
  • Strathfield Christmas Carols (December)

Application Process

To apply for a volunteer position, please complete the appropriate Volunteer Application form below, and be sure to include the title of the role you are applying for in the space provided. Email completed forms to council@strathfield.nsw.gov.au.

Other volunteering opportunities

There are many not-for-profit organisations in and around the Strathfield LGA that offer volunteer work. You can find a list of these organisations in the Community Directory. 

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