By volunteering with West Welcome Wagon, you can directly improve the quality of life for someone living under incredible hardship.

Our entire organisation is run by volunteers. Even the smallest contribution to our organisation can make the biggest difference.

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Like us on Facebook

If you like our Facebook page, you can keep up to date on the most current needs of our clients, hear about exciting news for our organisation, and hear about upcoming events. You can become an active part of West Welcome Wagon by:

  • Donating goods (material aid)
  • Making deliveries
  • Engaging personally with our clients
  • Training to become a tutor and provide in-home English language support
  • Taking on specific, behind the scenes volunteer roles, such as administration or management
  • Becoming a part of our public face, assisting with events

If you don't have a Facebook account and would still like to be involved, please email us at volunteer@westwelcomewagon.org.au

Privacy Policy

West Welcome Wagon volunteers are expected to adhere to the West Welcome Wagon Privacy Policy. This policy is used to recognise the privacy and rights of individuals in relation to their personal information. Click here to view our Privacy Policy

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Volunteer for a specific position

Would you like to get involved helping asylum seekers but don’t know how? Volunteering for West Welcome Wagon means being able to offer your skills and experience to contribute to your community.

Have you only got a few spare hours here and there between existing commitments? We would love to help you find a way to contribute to assisting asylum seekers in Melbourne's west in your own time, utilising your skills.

Are you detail focused, with strong organisational skills and a passion for working within your local community? The WWW Business Development team is looking for 2 Fundraising Officers who can commit 2-4 hours per week to undertaken one of the following activities: organising community events, coordinating fundraising campaigns or managing the WWW online store. If this sounds like you, then please click here for more info.

The WWW Human Resources team are currently looking for two volunteers to assist with a range of HR tasks. The team is seeking a Learning and Development Coordinator to develop and administer the Volunteer Induction Program for new volunteers and source other training and development opportunities for WWW volunteers more broadly. A Human Resources Administration Officer role is also required to assist the team manage day-to-day HR admin including; updating the volunteer database, processing working with children check information, scheduling and conducting volunteer phone screening and managing the volunteer@ inbox. If you have strong administrative skills, an eye for detail and commit up to 3 hours per week, then please click here for more information about this role!

Are you a social media whizz with great attention to detail and a passion for social development? The WWW Media and Comms team is looking for a Social Media Coordinator who can commit up to 4 hours per week to publish content, monitor and moderate WWW social media across various platforms (including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). If you're interested in this role, click here for more info. 

West Welcome Wagon is always on the look out for casual volunteers to help out with the many exciting events we run or participate in throughout the year (e.g. Bunnings Sausage Sizzles, Bake Sales, Community Events and Festivals). If you are keen to get involved with the work that WWW does, but are unable to commit to a regular role, this is a great way to get involved. If you're interested in learning more about joining our events team, please contact volunteer@westwelcomewagon.org.au for more info!

Want to know more? We would love to hear from you!

Contact our Recruitment Coordinator, or email us at volunteer@westwelcomewagon.org.au