Council has many opportunities for people wishing to be involved in some form of community activity.  Volunteers provide a wide range of valuable services in Willoughby's social, environmental and cultural well-being.

Some of the areas in which Council enlists the assistance of volunteers include:

   Apply to be a Council Volunteer


Benefits of volunteering

We spoke to our volunteers and asked them about their experience of volunteering for Council. Watch the video below to hear their stories.

Duke of Edinburgh - opportunities for students

Council welcomes Duke of Edinburgh volunteers, and has a limited number of opportunities for students completing the Award including:

Local Bushcare Groups  Volunteers under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult 
Library Limited after-school opportunities. Volunteers must be at least 15 years old to apply.


Thinking about applying to do your Duke of Edinburgh service? Read Ally and Sophia's inspiring story about their experience at the Market Garden Park to get you motivated.

Volunteer with other community organisations

There are many community groups and organisations that may offer a range of local volunteering opportunities.

Please note: the organisations advertising volunteering opportunities below are not affiliated with Council. Please contact each organisation directly for more information.

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury is a not for profit organisation that relies greatly on the generosity and support from our community.  Your generosity is vital to our survival and the survival of many community members in crisis.

There are many ways you could volunteer your time to make a difference in the lives of others:

  • Assist with our book fairs and other fundraising events
  • Become a Community Aid Volunteer
  • Volunteer at one of our Retail Shops.

For further information on how to help or be involved, phone 02 9498 8805 or email volunteer@lifelineh2h.org.au.

Other opportunities

Search for local volunteering opportunities on Seek Volunteer.