Volunteer with us
Join the Sustainable Neighbourhoods team!
Get involved in a local project, meet your neighbours and learn new skills.
Volunteers are an invaluable part of our community and vital to creating a sustainable city.
Join our friendly team of more than 270 volunteers. We always welcome new volunteers to help make our neighbourhoods more sustainable.
Meet new people who share your passion for sustainability, gain some work experience and share your knowledge.
We offer a range of roles to suit your availability and interests. You can help irregularly, for example:
We also welcome volunteers who can make a more regular commitment, for example:
Find a group near you or subscribe to the Sustainable Neighbourhood News to get started.
We offer a range of specialised volunteer roles.
We are looking for people with expertise or experience in:
We are developing a number of citywide teams to help us improve:
Do you thrive on organisation and record keeping? Help your local Sustainable Neighbourhood group in this straightforward role.
Photographers and videographers
Help us tell the story of Sustainable Neighbourhoods. We are looking for amateur or emerging photographers and videographers to help us create engaging imagery of our people and projects. More details.
Waste to Art Coordinator
An opportunity to combine your passion for sustainability and art to help deliver the Waste to Art project.
Pop up promotions team
Gain confidence and practical engagement experience as part of our promotions team.
Are you a social media wiz? Gain some real world experience in applying marketing strategies to foster a more Sustainable Lake Macquarie. More details.
Choose your own adventure! Connect with your community and get practical experience in engagement, sustainability and other skills. More details.
Looking for a short-term project? Gain some practical experience and help us raise the visibility and profile of Sustainable Neighbourhoods. More details.
Get in touch to find your local group or talk about a role to suit you.