Volunteer

Volunteers at AMCS make a difference to the lives of many people in the community.

AMCS rely on volunteers to offer their time and skills to help us deliver our much-needed services. Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, contribute to the community, help others and gain experience.

Anyone over the age of 18 can volunteer! From migrants, students, and seniors to board members and professionals, we welcome you to join our team.

We are Multicultural

Do you speak a second language? AMCS welcomes all volunteers, but is especially searching for bilingual and multilingual people who would like to volunteer in their local communities. Our current volunteers speak the following languages:
Arabic
Croatian
Danish
Dutch
English
French
German
Greek
Hungarian
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

We service all metro Melbourne areas as well as Barwon South-West/Geelong.

We are always looking for new volunteers so if you are interested in making a difference in people’s lives, please register at the link above!

Volunteering Options

Senior Support & Companionship

Our companionship volunteers visit seniors in their homes or aged care facilities for a minimum of six months.

Weekly and fortnightly visits include:

  • sharing stories over a cup of tea
  • mutual hobbies and interests
  • watching TV or listening to the radio
  • reading books or newspapers
  • walking and outings
  • shopping assistance
  • home visits

Many seniors speak languages other than English. Please let us know if you are bilingual or multilingual and we will match you appropriately.

Register as a volunteer

General Assistance

We always need extra help in our day-to-day roles in supporting seniors.
Activities include:

  • collecting food from Foodbank Victoria
  • proofreading and formatting documents
  • data entry
  • office administration
  • group activities
  • events and photography
  • direct mail outs
  • any other tasks to suit your skills

Every little bit helps.

Register as a volunteer

Marketing Assistance

As a marketing volunteer, you will promote AMCS across a variety of platforms.
Activities include:

  • programs like Microsoft Office, Adobe and a content management system (CMS)
  • writing and research
  • social media
  • promotional campaigns
  • direct mail outs
  • graphic design
  • photography and video production
  • data entry and mail merge

You’ll need a can-do approach and previous experience with marketing, journalism or content creation.

Register as a volunteer

Submission Writing

Are you an experienced grant writer or looking to improve your skills? Funding is essential for AMCS to implement programs within CALD communities.

Activities include:

  • grant writing
  • research
  • sourcing photos
  • assistance with the application process

We apply to government departments, corporations, and trusts and foundations.

Register as a volunteer

Thank you to AMCS Volunteers

AMCS is grateful for your hard work and dedication. In this video, AMCS Volunteer Coordinators express their appreciation.

Volunteers make a difference