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Volunteer 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.

Current Vacancies

Friends of the Billabong

Friends of the Billabong Group Photo

Become a Friends of the Billabong (FOB) volunteer and help restore and preserve the unique native habitat of St Peters Billabong.

The aim of the Friends of the Billabong (FOB) is to restore native habitat, increase biodiversity and improve the quality of water flowing into the River Torrens.

FOB volunteers participate in regular working bees and are mainly involved in natural re-vegetation work and offer practical, hands-on assistance including planting, weed eradication, watering and general site improvement according to the agreed management plan.

For more information and to register your interest, visit: Friends of the Billabong

Special Events

St Peters Fair 2019 BubblesIf you like working with people and being part of creating something special, then volunteering for Council events might be for you. It's challenging, satisfying and most of all, fun!

Work with our Events Unit on the Norwood Christmas Pageant, Raising the Bar, St Peters Fair and many more Council activations.

Activities include:

  • attending and organising group meetings
  • liaising between the Council, appropriate event suppliers and community groups
  • event set up, delivery and packdown.


Register your interest

If you are interested in this volunteer role, please complete our online Volunteer Application Form

For more information, contact our Volunteer Services Coordinator on 08 8366 4555 or volunteering@npsp.sa.gov.au

Community Bus Transport Services

Woman delivering groceries

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters provides a door-to-door Community Bus transport service for eligible residents who no longer drive and require assistance to access community activities.

This is a great role for someone who enjoys meeting people and helping people to remain socially connected and able to participate in everyday activities.

We have two volunteer roles on offer.

Shopping Assistant

Helping passengers to bring their grocery bags onto and off the bus.

Availability: Fortnightly on Thursday, 9:00am to 11:30am and/or fortnightly on Friday, 12:00pm to 2:00pm.

Bus Driver

Transit and collection/drop off of residents.

Availability: Fortnightly on Wednesday, 9:00am to 11:30am and fortnightly on Thursday, 9:00am to 11:30am

Requirement: C Class Licence to drive a small 12 seater bus.

Register your interest

To register you interest in these roles, please complete our online Volunteer Application Form

For more information, contact our Program Coordinator, Kerry-Anne McVeigh, on 08 8366 4595 or kmcveigh@npsp.sa.gov.au

Borthwick Park Biodiversity Program

Borthwick Park, Kensington - entranceThe Borthwick Park Biodiversity Program welcomes new Volunteers who would like to assist with restoring and maintaining native habitat and increasing the biodiversity of the Park.

This is achieved through natural re-vegetation work including planting, weed eradication and mulching.

Borthwick Park is situated on Thornton Street in Kensington.  It is home to a wide variety of native birdlife and plant species.

What's involved

The Borthwick Park Biodiversity Program is perfect for people looking for a volunteer role with an out of hour’s and short time commitment. 

Volunteers meet on the second Sunday of each month from 9.00am – 11.00am at the Park.

Register your interest

If you are interested in this volunteer role, please complete our online Volunteer Application Form

For more information, contact our Volunteer Services Coordinator on 08 8366 4555 or volunteering@npsp.sa.gov.au

Stepping Out

Community Care Services - playing chess

Do you like a coffee and a chat?

Do you have an hour a fortnight to share with someone in your local community?

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.


Register your interest

If you are interested in this volunteer role, please complete our online Volunteer Application Form

For more information, contact our Community Care Services Project Officer, Maria De Conno on 08 8366 4519 or mdeconno@npsp.sa.gov.au  

More information

If you are interested in one or more of the vacancies listed below, please call our Volunteer Services Coordinator on 08 8366 4555 or email: volunteering@npsp.sa.gov.au

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