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Our volunteers come from all sorts of places. They help in all sorts of ways. More than 25,000 volunteers give their time and skills to make a difference in the lives of children and young people.

You might be surprised by how diverse our volunteer roles are. Can you see yourself helping a child to read? Can you imagine being a mentor for teenagers?

If you can think of ways to help, it might be time to find out about applying. It’s never too late to start.

Our volunteers

a group of children line up in front of a woman, checking out a book at a library a man and a young boy sit together, the book is unseen but they appear to be reading a man and young girl sit together and talk and smile - they are in a school a woman and a young girl paint together a woman stands in front of a fridge full of drinks and snacks - she is smiling a large group of children gather around a man - they are talking and he is showing them a decorated pot an older woman and 3 young children sit around a table that's covered with paper, crayons, pens and pencils a group of children and one man sit and chat with each other - everyone is smiling a woman and a group of young children sit and talk while looking at books together a woman and a young girl sit together and play with plastic food toys an older man and two teenagers sit together - the man is smiling and is gesturing and explaining something, and the teenagers are from different cultures a woman sits with two teenagers looking at a measuring jug, while another woman stands at the front of a classroom explaining a woman sits and fold bright-coloured creche paper - she is smiling at the camera two children's hands and an adults hand's are drawing a child-like picture called my family, and they are using crayons and pencils - it is seen from above a man and a group of young school children are hanging around chatting, smiling and laughing - one child looks relaxed is stretched out on a couch two school children and a woman are sitting together at a desk - the woman is helping them with their schoolwork an older woman is standing and smiling in a very friendly and warm way an older man and a teenage woman are both looking at calculators and high-school textbooks a young girl is smiling and standing with a child-like sign that says thank you to our volunteers an older man and a teenage woman are both looking at calculators and high-school textbooks - it is seen from above and you can't see their faces

Contact

Volunteers

To apply to volunteer, contact the site you want to help

Look for the children’s centre, preschool or school  you want to volunteer with.

Volunteers – Engagement and Wellbeing directorate

Phone: 8226 3795
Emaildecd.volunteers [at] sa.gov.au