Information for volunteer leaders

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Find out how and where to list your organisation's volunteering opportunities, as well as information on professional development opportunities and networks you can get involved with as a volunteer leader.

Recruiting volunteers

Discover platforms where you can list volunteer opportunities to find the right fit for your roles and organisation.

List on the Nillumbik Shire Council website

Our community volunteering opportunities page is a great place to list your role and gain exposure to the Nillumbik community.

List your volunteer opportunity

External listing platforms

There are plenty of options to list your opportunity on different platforms. Each will provide a different service and level of exposure. Consider the following use the right option or options for you:

Diamond Valley Community Volunteers Hub

The Diamond Valley Community Support Volunteers Hub provides links for supporting and connecting volunteers and Volunteering Involving Organisations across the council areas of Nillumbik and Banyule in Victoria by listing available volunteering roles, matching volunteers to positions and providing relevant training resources.

Visit the Diamond Valley Community Support Volunteers Hub

Seek Volunteer

Seek Volunteer is Australia’s largest free online source of volunteer opportunities. They provide an easy pathway for people to connect to the right opportunity.

Visit Seek Volunteer


GoVolunteer is an initiative of Volunteering Australia. Their aim is to match people who are interested in volunteering with appropriate opportunities. Listing your volunteering opportunity with GoVolunteer will allow your listing on a database used by various volunteer resource centres and state platforms.

Visit GoVolunteer

Do Something Near You

Do Something Near You encourages locals to get involved in local causes through searching opportunities through their postcode.

Visit Do Something Near You

Nillumbik Community and Services Directory

The Nillumbik Community and Services Directory allows people to browse and search for your organisation.

By listing your organisation's details, community members can contact you directly as prospective volunteers.

View the Community and Services Directory


Professional development and networking

Find information, resources and opportunities to grow as a volunteer leader.

Community Training Calendar

The Nillumbik Community Training Calendar provides access to a range of free training and workshops for Nillumbik’s community groups, clubs and volunteers.

View the Community Training Calendar

Volunteer resources

Find useful links to various resources relating to volunteering and volunteer leading here:

View volunteer resources


Networks are a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of volunteering, opportunities, changes and news

Local networks

Banyule Nillumbik Volunteer Managers Network

For information on how to get involved with the Banyule Nillumbik Volunteer Managers Network please contact

Sector-based networks

Leaders of Health Volunteer Engagement

Sharon Walsh

Cultural Volunteer Managers Network

Marg Joiner