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.

  • Lantern Assemblers for Light the Night - Leukaemia Foundation (NOW CLOSED)

    Light the Night is the Leukaemia Foundation’s beautiful evening lantern walk, where Australians come together and transform the darkness into a sea of glowing light to beat blood cancer. The Adelaide event will be held on Friday 11 October at the University of Adelaide.

    The assembling of the lanterns will take place over 2 shifts on the 10 October. Shift 1 10.45am - 2.00pm; Shift 2 1.45pm - 5.00pm in the Ingkarni Wardli Atrium, North Terrace Campus.


    • Unpack lantern boxes
    • Remove packaging and seals
    • Assemble lanterns
    • Attend an information session on Friday 4 October at 12pm-1.30pm
    • Adhere to the manual handling procedures and HWS policy

    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