Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community, meet new people and gain new skills. 

About the City's volunteer program

16.5% of the City of Bayswater's population volunteers in some shape or form; caring for others, preserving the environment, contributing to the running of 200+ local sporting and community groups, and much more.

The City recognises and values the substantial and ongoing contributions of volunteers as an integral part of our community wellbeing and offers a number of opportunities.

The City has an active volunteer program that engages a number of volunteers across the following roles:

  • Community Bus Drivers
  • English Conversation Group Volunteers
  • Program for Older Adults - Activity and Welcome Desk Volunteers
  • Computer Teachers
  • Coder Dojo Mentors
  • Books on Wheels Volunteers
  • Homebound Books Volunteers
  • Age Friendly Ambassadors
  • Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) members
  • Community Events Volunteers

Opportunities to volunteer at the City are updated on this page when they arise. 

Take a look at the pamphlet below for more information on the City's volunteer program.

Volunteering Opportunities with the City of Bayswater

Click on the links at the bottom of the page for more information on the City's volunteer program, or to search for volunteer opportunities, assistance and resources in the local and surrounding areas. 

If you have any further questions, please phone (08) 9272 0674 or email

Training and Support

The City supports local community organisations and volunteers through the provision of training and skills development workshops:

Community Upskillers program

Volunteer Grants

Volunteer Recognition Grant - National Volunteer Week

The City contributes up to $500 to support local community organisations to recognise their volunteer in line with National Volunteer Week.

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