Community volunteering

Are you interested in helping the community and working in a team? Or do you have limited time and just want to volunteer at one-off events?

The Community Volunteering Program provides opportunities to students to undertake a range of projects and activities for community organisations. As a team you can assist with events such as: City-Bay Fun Run, Cancer Council's Daffodil Day and International Women’s Day just to name a few.

To be part of the Community Volunteering Program please complete the application form and we will notify you when opportunities are available.

  • Australia Day Parade Marshal (Sunday, 26 January 2020)


    The Australia Day Council of South Australia  (ADCSA) is a not-for-profit organisation responsible for planning, coordinating and managing a number of events relating to Australia Day celebrations South Australia.

    The ADCSA are looking for volunteers for the Australia Day Parade, Sunday 26 January 2020. All Volunteers will be given training and assistance. They encourage people of all backgrounds and ages to join them on Australia Day, regardless of your event knowledge – they would love to have you involved!


    • helping floats and participants get into position;
    • monitoring floats and participants for safety issues;
    • accompanying your allocated floats throughout the parade;
    • diplomatically control members of the public and ensure they do not impinge on the required access for Parade floats, etc;
    • ensure safe passage of floats along the Parade route; and
    • assisting with after-parade activities;
    • attend required training

    Who can apply?

    To apply through the Community Volunteering Program, applicants must be current students with a positive and friendly personality. You must have effective communication skills and some customer service experience. As a representative of the University's Community Volunteering Program you must be respectful, professional, enthusiastic, punctual, reliable and have the ability to engage with others from diverse backgrounds. Volunteering hours can be recognised through the Adelaide Graduate Award on evidence of volunteering.

    Does this position interest you?

    Please complete the Community Volunteering Program application form   or contact Kerry James on 08 8313 3354 or