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Volunteering is a great way for members of the community to DONATE THEIR SKILLS AND TIME TO HELP US DELIVER AND MANAGE OUR PROGRAMS.

We value our amazing volunteers and could not do the work we do without them!
You can make a world of difference in a young person or child’s life by helping to support them
in areas of Education, Housing and Homelessness, and Justice.
Interested in contributing your time, talents and skills?

Fill in the volunteer form below and we will get back to you soon.


Exciting opportunities are now available to become a live-in mentor to young people as part of our Enhanced Lead Tenant program, which provides accommodation, and support services to young people who are on statutory orders (child protection and/or youth justice). The young people are aged between 16 – 19 years and are usually exiting residential services.

For more information please visit our Inside Out page

Exciting opportunities are now available to become an after hours care leader as part of our LiveWires program, where you would care for primary aged children and engage them in cooking, art and craft, sport and recreation and much more.

We are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic, confident, assertive, and who enjoy working with children and have a passion for social welfare.

For more information please visit our LiveWires page.

Exciting opportunities are now available to become a mentor to young people as part of our Hand Brake Turn team. You will work alongside young people equipping them with life skills that promote independence.

We are seeking someone with knowledge of the education and/or employment sectors including LLENs, Learn Local Providers, RTOs and TAFE, knowledge of the Youth Justice system and Child Protection out of home care systems, and/or experience in support and case management of adolescents.

For more information please visit our Hand Brake Turn page.


Select a program you would like to volunteer your time for or select general to work with Concern Australia on various programs and activities. You can select multiple programs.



Concern Australia has worked with vulnerable young people and children, creating opportunities that see them reach their potential for nearly 50 years.
We are looking for passionate people who would like to have a positive impact on the lives of young people and children who we work alongside.

If you would like to join our values driven organisation that focusses on being People-centred, a Leader, a Partner and a good Steward you may like to consider applying for one of our roles.

current opportunities

Permanent Role, (0.8 – 1.00 FTE flexible dependent on incumbent)
Based in North/West region with travel across Melbourne

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Team Leader Volunteer Recruitment to work at Concern Australia.

This is a newly created role reporting to the Manager Transition and Support within our Enhanced Lead Tenant program. We are seeking an experienced Team Leader Volunteer Recruitment to manage the safe and effective lifecycle of our volunteers.

The Position:

The Team Leader Volunteer Recruitment will be responsible for the following items:

  • Develop, implement and promote the Volunteer Lead Tenant portfolio
  • Undertake and coordinate the recruiting, rigorous assessment procedures, induction and training of Volunteer Lead Tenants (as per DHHS program requirements)
  • Coordination and delivery of group training of Volunteer Lead Tenants
  • Support and manage the  team in their oversight of the Volunteer Lead Tenants
  • Provide effective support and consultation to Volunteer Lead Tenants and the team of Volunteer Support Workers

Download the detailed position description here. Applicants must address the key selection criteria in the position description. Along with your KSC, you will also need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proof of your eligibility to work in Australia. (Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or a working visa)
  • Information establishing your identity through a Proof of Identity check
  • Consent to a National Police Check or International police check
  • Proof of relevant mandatory qualifications gained
  • Details of referees able to validate information on your skills, knowledge, capabilities, conduct and behaviour
  • Employee Working With Children Check

Please apply in writing, addressing the KSC and nominating three professional referees using the subject line: Team Leader Volunteer Recruitment. Written applications are to be emailed to:

Applications close on December 7th, 2018. However, interviews will be arranged with suitable applicants as they are received.

For further information about the role please contact: 

Georgette Wardan
General Manager Business Operations
Phone: 03 9470 2972


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