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Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering for Auburn Council could see you become part of our Living Library program


Want to contribute towards local projects in the community and meet new people? Auburn City Council has an established volunteers program open to anyone interested in contributing to council’s initiatives and activities.

Volunteering can provide you with valuable work experience, a chance to contribute to community life, the chance to meet new people and allow you to learn new skills.

Types of volunteer positions

Volunteer positions at Auburn City Council cover a range of areas and settings including at our libraries and community centres, parks and gardens, environment and waste as well as assistant roles for community events and education programs.

View a list of volunteer positions.

All volunteers are provided with a clear position description stating agreed volunteer hours, the purpose of the position and tasks to be undertaken.

Volunteers are also allocated a supervisor who will provide training, sound guidance and direction to make it easy and enjoyable to carry out their volunteering work.

Please note, the following position require a Working With Children Check: Children’s Activities Assistant, Community Events Assistant, Peacock Gallery minder or Fauna/Japanese Gardens Tour Guide. Click here to apply for the free check.

Information Sessions

Come along to one of our volunteer information sessions to find out more about volunteering and upcoming volunteer opportunities.
Tuesday 5 August 2014, 3pm
Venue: Auburn Council Exhibition Gallery (Auburn Library, 1 Susan St)
Thursday 4 September 2014, 10am
Venue: Regents Park Library (1 Amy St, Regents Park)

Wednesday 8 October 2014, 2pm
Venue: Lidcombe Library (Bridge St, Lidcombe)

Tuesday 4 November 2014, 10am
Venue: Auburn Centre for Community (44A Macquarie Road, Auburn)

Wednesday 3 December 2014, 2pm
Venue: Auburn Council Exhibition Gallery (Auburn Library, 1 Susan St)

How to apply

Please return completed form to:
Post: Auburn City Council
PO Box 118, Auburn 1835
In person: Civic Centre, 1 Susan Street, Auburn 2144
Fax: (02) 9643 1120
For more information contact the Community Participation and Engagement Officer on 9735 1288.

Download the full volunteer position descriptions 


 Volunteering Documents

Auburn Council Volunteer Application Form.pdfAuburn Council Volunteer Application Form
Bush Care - Volunteer Position Description.pdfBush Care Volunteer
Children s Activities Assistant - Volunteer Position Description.pdfChildren's Activities Assistant
Clerical Assistant - Volunteer Position Description -.pdfClerical Assistant
Community Bus Driver - Volunteer Position Description.pdfCommunity Bus Driver
Community Events Assistant.pdfCommunity Events Assistant
Community Garden Assistant- Volunteer Position Description.pdfCommunity Gardens Assistant
Computer Tutor - Volunteer Position Description.pdfComputer and Internet Trainer
Corporate Information Support - Volunteer Position Description.pdfCorporate Information Support
English Conversation Class Tutor - Volunteer Position Description.pdfEnglish Conversation Class Tutor
Fauna Park Guide - Volunteer Position Description.pdfFauna Park/ Japanese Gardens Tour Guide
Justice of the Peace (JP) - Volunteer Position Description.pdfJustice of the Peace (JP)
Promotions Officer - Volunteer Position Description.pdfPromotions Officer
Volunteer Position Description - Gallery Minder.pdfPeacock Gallery Minder