Volunteer Organisations

Volunteer leaders provide crucial support to volunteers and the wider community. Council partners with a range of volunteer leaders across Stonnington to promote their volunteer opportunities, provide networking and capacity building opportunities.

Join the Connect and Discover Network

Our Connect and Discover Network is a great opportunity to access professional development training and collaborate and connect with others.

The Connect and Discover Network meets every two months at locations around Stonnington and is open to representatives from community organisations and groups that deliver services in Stonnington.

Join the Connect and Discover Network

Training and networking opportunities

We offer a range of networking opportunities for volunteer leaders and organisations in Stonnington, including in-person network meetings and capacity building workshops and events.

Community training and networking

Advertise your volunteer opportunities through City of Stonnington

To support our community groups in obtaining, retaining, and celebrating volunteers, the City of Stonnington promotes awareness of volunteering opportunities to the people in our community through the publication of local volunteering opportunities.

View current volunteer opportunities

List your organisation's volunteer opportunity

Organisations to support volunteers and volunteer leaders

Looking for more information about volunteering or volunteer management? There are various organisations that can support you on this exciting journey. Please see the links below.


Through their not-for-profit law program, JusticeConnect provides legal advice, information and training for not-for-profit organisations.

JusticeConnect work to reduce red tape and improve the legal framework for community organisations.

Our Community

Our Community is a world-leading social enterprise that provides advice and tools for Australia's 600,000 not-for-profit community groups, state, private and independent schools, as well as practical links between the community sector and the general public, business and government.

Pro Bono Australia

Pro Bono shares news, careers and resources to help purpose-driven people and organisations grow their impact. Pro Bono provides an online hub for people who want to know more about the national community sector.

Southeast Volunteers

Southeast Volunteers provide end-to-end recruitment service, networking opportunities and training for volunteers and organisations located in Stonnington, Monash, City of Casey and the City of Greater Dandenong.  

Victorian State Government

There is a range of helpful publications and resources on the State Government website that support the Victorian not-for-profit community sector to strengthen capacity, governance and sustainability.

Volunteering Victoria

Volunteering Victoria is the peak state body for volunteering, focusing on advocacy, sector development and the promotion of volunteering. Volunteering Victoria allows you to search for volunteer roles and access information on leading volunteers and professional development.

Volunteering Australia

Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering, working to advance volunteering in the Australian community. Volunteering Australia shares research into the state of volunteering in Australia, and provides access to educational resources. 

If you are interested in volunteering or hosting volunteers in our community we would love to hear from you. Please reach out to volunteer@stonnington.vic.gov.au

Helpful resources

If you would like to learn more about managing volunteers, there are a number of free tipsheets to download below.

Other platforms for advertising volunteer opportunities:

  • Be Collective is a cloud-based volunteer recruitment and management platform designed to mobilise goodwill. They are a place for action, empowering communities to realise social impact both individually and collectively. The platform allows users to broadcast volunteer need, help out and volunteer, manage and reward volunteers, and much more.
  • Southeast Volunteers provide end-to-end recruitment service, networking opportunities and training for volunteers and organisations located in Stonnington, Monash, City of Casey and the City of Greater Dandenong. 
  • Vollie is an online marketplace that connects talented people to non-profits, charities and social enterprises for skills-based online volunteering.
  • VolunteerMatch helps people from right across Australia match their skills from industries such as IT, hospitality, design, accounting, law and sales to a relevant and rewarding volunteer role.
  • Seek Volunteer is Australia’s largest free online source of volunteer opportunities. Seek Volunteer helps connect people to volunteering opportunities that enrich their communities, lives and careers.
  • GoVolunteer brings volunteers and volunteering organisations together. Search GoVolunteer for volunteering opportunities.