Volunteering

If you have a passion or drive to make a difference in the lives of others and our communities more broadly, volunteering with Centacare could be for you.

Across our wide range of services our employees and volunteers are all committed to doing everything they can to ensure the people we support are not just cared for but cared about in ways that help them live their fullest lives and achieve their personal aspirations.

Why volunteer?

  • To share your unique skills and talents, while making a meaningful and lasting impact in the lives of others.
  • To connect with likeminded people who share your passion for service and desire to help others live their fullest lives.
  • To give back and feel that you have made a difference.
  • To uncover a new perspsective on life and learn from the wisdom and experience of our clients.
  • To get practical insight and experience in a new sector, especially as a student or person looking for a career change.

Interested in volunteering with Centacare?

Complete an expression of interest today

Hear Silvana share her volunteering story

Ways you could volunteer

There are opportunities to volunteer across our aged care, disability care, family and relationship care, Early Edcare and community and pastoral care offerings. These include:

  • hospital and prison chaplaincy
  • ministry to seafarers
  • pastoral care for visitors to our Mental Health hub
  • working with our Indigenous support service, Murri Ministry
  • driving buses for our aged care and disability care services.

If there is a particular area that interests you we encourage you to share this with us when you get in touch.

Helping others is a way of life for Kaye

Helping others is a way of life for Kaye

Kaye is making a big difference for our aged care and disability care clients, volunteering her time to support the operation of our transport service. Helping others in this way is something Kaye has always loved to do, “I have been very fortunate in my life which makes me want to give back to the community, and volunteering is a great way to do this”.

Read Kaye's story

Commitment to safeguarding

Centacare sets high standards of conduct for all employees and volunteers as part of our commitment to safeguarding the communities we support. As part of this commitment, prior to employment, we conduct background referencing for all people whose roles will involve engaging with children, young and/or vulnerable people.