Volunteer with MacKillop

MacKillop volunteers play an integral role in transforming people's lives.

Volunteers are a vital part of our team. They make a unique contribution by providing valuable support that complements MacKillop’s staff.

MacKillop’s current volunteer opportunities are listed below.

Looking for student placements?

MacKillop has ongoing partnerships with tertiary institutions therefore we are unable to offer student placements.

Looking for paid employment?

If you are looking for paid employment all MacKillop’s current job vacancies are posted on our Employment Opportunities page.

Want to become a volunteer foster carer?

For more information on becoming a foster carer visit the Foster Care section of our site or call us on 1300 791 677.

Family Mentor

Position: Western Melbourne
Department: Community Programs

The Maribyrnong Family Mentoring Project is recruiting and training volunteers in Maribyrnong. Volunteers will support families with children aged up to 18 years who would benefit from stronger connections within their ... Read More

Volunteer Live-in Youth Mentors (Lead Tenants)

Position: Northern and Western Melbourne
Department: Lead Tenant Services

MacKillop are looking for Volunteer Live-in Youth Mentors (also known as Lead Tenants) in northern and western Melbourne. Volunteer Live-in Youth Mentors live (rent-free) in a MacKillop house with young ... Read More

Volunteer Weekend Live-In Carers

Position: Northern Melbourne and Midland WA
Department: Out-of-Home Care Services

MacKillop Family Services is seeking positive role models (individuals or couples) to provide volunteer weekend care for young people, aged 9-17 years, who live in foster care. MacKillop has a new ... Read More

Transport Driver Volunteer (Community Programs)

Position: North west Melbourne
Department: Community Programs

There is an urgent ongoing need for families to have assistance getting to medical and therapy appointments as well as recreational and respite activities. Ideally you would be placed on a ... Read More

Youth Mentor (Community Programs)

Position: North west Melbourne
Department: Community Programs

Mentoring involves direct one-to-one support with individual young people with a disability to maximise their independence, confidence and inclusion in their local community. This role is diverse and dependent on the ... Read More

Group Work Volunteer (Community Programs)

Position: North west Melbourne
Department: Community Programs

If you enjoy direct work with young people who have a disability, we need volunteers who are willing to accompany children and young people on community based activities. These activities are ... Read More

In-Home Support Volunteer (Community Programs)

Position: North west Melbourne
Department: Community Programs

In-Home Support Volunteer provide an important part in providing additional support to families assisted by MacKillop, in the north west of Melbourne, where there is a disability that is creating ... Read More