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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 a woman and a young boy sit together and show off the egg carton they have just decorated 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 and 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


To apply to volunteer, contact the children’s centre, preschool or school you want to volunteer with.

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