Volunteering is time willingly given for the benefit of the community, in a designated volunteer position and without financial gain. We value the significant contribution made by community members who volunteer their time.

Applying to volunteer with Wyndham City is a simple and straightforward process. We offer opportunities in a range of front line services and back office support. We only accept applications for roles advertised and the process is as follows:

  1. Read the Role Description for each vacancy listed to ensure you understand the role and the skills and experience we are looking for.
  2. Complete and submit the application form available at the end of the Role Description.
  3. Your application will be forwarded to the department recruiting volunteers.
  4. If your application matches the role requirements, you will be invited for an interview or informal chat with the Volunteer Supervisors. This is an opportunity for you to get to know the role a bit more.
  5. If successful, we will process your Police Check and Working with Children Check (if volunteering with Children) before you can start your role.
  6. You will attend a Council Volunteer Induction to find out more about the wider world of volunteering in a large organisation.
  7. The following people will not be considered for volunteer roles at Council:
    • People on work placement and work experience programs
    • Students undertaking volunteering as a part of the education curriculum
    • People receiving payment outside of the volunteer reimbursement framework

Volunteer Opportunities Available


Chess Club Program

Volunteering is time willingly given for the common good, and without financial gain. We value the significant contribution made by community members who volunteer their time.

  • Day: Thursdays, 3.45pm to 6pm         
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Location: Plaza Library, Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre, Derrimut Road, Werribee

About the role:

Volunteering in the Library, the purpose of this role is to:

  • Meet and play chess with other people across ages and skill levels, and share helpful tips

Key Tasks:

  • Help staff with the set-up, pack-up and program delivery
  • Act as an arbitrator during matches

Desired Attributes:

  • A current Working with Children Check (or willingness to apply for a free Volunteer card)
  • Volunteers must have a good knowledge of chess rules and strategies, and an ability to effectively communicate them
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interact with people with different ages, backgrounds and occupations

View the role description


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