Current Volunteer Opportunities Available
The Smith Family's mission is to create opportunities for young Australians in need by providing long-term support for their participation in education. Our volunteer roles are therefore focused on supporting programs and teams in achieving this mission.
To find out more about how you can support one of our current volunteer opportunities in your region please click on the relevant state:
In addition to our current volunteer opportunities, we have a number of programs/roles which require support each year. The table below is provided for information purposes and provides an indications of when we require volunteers. To register your interest for one of the roles please come back once recruitment begins by clicking on your relevant state above.
We aim to begin recruitment at least 8 weeks prior to when the volunteers are needing to start in the role to ensure we have enough time to complete relevant police checks and reference checks where required.
When Are Volunteers Needed
Require previous admin or customer service experience
Min 1-2 days per week
All year round
Limited opportunities. Advertised from November onwards.
Min 1 day
Support migrants with learning English.
Learning Club Tutor
Clubs operate after school hours generally between 3:30pm-6:30pm.
1-2 hours weekly
During School Terms
Online Secondary School Mentor
Recruitment starts from October each year.
1 hour online chat weekly
May - September
Matches to students based generally on career aspiration of the student.
3-4 hours each Semester
Student2Student Volunteer Supervisor
Support student reading buddies throughout the program.
1-2 hours per fortnight
May - September