Current Vacancies

As a Council volunteer you will join more than 6.4 million other Australians who volunteer their time, expertise and skills to communities around the nation.

Graffiti removal volunteerIf you are interested in one or more of the vacancies listed below, please call our Volunteer Services Coordinator on 08 8366 4555 or email:

For more information about volunteering with us, download: Volunteer Handbook

Current Vacancies

Knit & Stitch Mentor

Purl, loop, cast on, blind off….Crochet

Are any of these terms familiar to you? If so, we would love to hear from you!

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is looking for a Knit & Stitch Mentor Volunteer to assist members of the community who have an interest in knitting, crocheting and hand stitching by sharing their knowledge and skills in handicraft.

The Knit and Stitch Program provides an opportunity for beginners who have an interest in learning to knit, crochet and hand stitch tapestry, long stitch, embroidery and hand quilting. The Knit and Stitch Volunteer Mentor provides support, advice and guidance to group members.

This Program runs weekly on a Saturday afternoon from 1.30 – 3.30pm at the St Peters Library Complex.

For more information, contact Council’s Lifelong Learning Team Leader, Wendy Steele on 08 8336 0335 or email

Stepping Out

RE seniors thumbDo you have an interest or hobby that you would like to pursue? Then Stepping Out might be the activity for you.

Stepping Out matches up volunteers, dedicated to sharing their own skills and interests, with frail aged or younger disabled members of our community living in their own home.

The benefits of Stepping Out include:

  • companionship and friendship
  • increasing an individual's involvement in social activities and the community
  • sharing a hobby or activity that is of mutual interest.

To register your interest, please call our Volunteer Services Coordinator on 08 8366 4555 or email:



Community Visitors Scheme (CVS)


CVS volunteerCreate a new friendship with someone who needs it most by visiting a socially or culturally isolated resident in their home or aged care home. Volunteer in a one-on-one capacity or as a small group.

The Community Visitors Scheme is an Australian Federal Government initiative which aims to help establish and strengthen links between people living in aged care homes and their local community.

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters administers the scheme, which operates in Aged Care facilities within the Cities of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, Burnside and Campbelltown Councils.

By befriending a person living in an aged care home, you have a chance to make a difference to their life, and potentially your own.

For more information, visit: Department of Health and Ageing

To register your interest, please contact Huan Wang on 08 8366 4604 or email or complete our Volunteer Enquiry Form