Now, more than ever, is a good time to consider volunteering with a local group or organisation. Taking up a volunteer role can be a great way to connect with our community and make a real difference.
There are a number of local volunteering opportunities with community organisations including:
Holdsworth - in Woollahra is keeping a list of volunteers to call on. You will need a police check.
Our Big Kitchen - assist in preparing or distributing meals for people in need across Sydney. Apply online.
COA Sydney - assist with delivering kosher Meals on Wheels or fruit and vegetables to vulnerable or isolated people. Volunteers need to be 65 years or below. Apply online.
Catholic Healthcare - assist with making telephone calls to the elderly. More information.
They are looking for support with meal preparation and providing contact with elderly or isolated members of the community. You can even put your name down for future opportunities.
Council is still receiving applications for new volunteers for future activities in our bushcare, harbourcare program and with our libraries. All you need to do is complete the Volunteer Application Form to register your interest. Once we receive your form, we will contact you.
For further information on volunteering with Woollahra Council, please read our Volunteer Policy or email [email protected]
If your organisation serves the Woollahra community and is looking for volunteers during COVID-19, please email information to [email protected]
National Volunteering Week is 18-24 May and we will be celebrating the wonderful contribution volunteers make to helping the lives of others and to looking after our local area.
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We are pleased to inform you that from 1 June you will once again be able to borrow books, DVDs, magazines, music and audiobooks from our libraries with a free booked service called Select and Collect at Double Bay, Paddington and Watsons Bay. How does… Eastern Suburbs Area
I would like to congratulate the Waverley community for embracing our strict ‘Swim & Go’ and ‘Surf & Go’ measures at our beaches. Our Council is delighted to be able to provide access to the water at our beaches for the sole purpose of swimming and… Eastern Suburbs Area
Meet the newly-appointed 'ambassadors' keeping Bondi and neighbouring beaches COVID-safe. That means gatherings of no more than 30 people and keeping a towel length distance from others while using beaches. As well as patrolling beaches, the… Eastern Suburbs Area
Bondi Beach and Clovelly Public schools are now home to the largest solar power systems of any primary school in Sydney’s east. The schools’ switch to solar was made possible thanks to the Solar my School This external link will open in a new… Eastern Suburbs Area
Life Explored at St Mark’s Church If you are interested in discovering and sharing lasting happiness, why not book into the popular Life Explored course, which is being hosted on Zoom by St Mark’s Anglican Church Darling Point. The course runs on… Eastern Suburbs Area
Narrative painter and former Waverley Artist in Residence, Philjames, of Sydney’s east, has been named winner of this year’s Waverley Art Prize for his oil on vintage canvas Still Life Day. Still Life Day isplayful artwork depicting Philjames’ trademark… Eastern Suburbs Area
This is one of my favourite cookie recipes. It is a hit every time! INGREDIENTS 2 CUPS (300G) BUCKWHEAT FLOUR+ 1½ CUPS (180G) ALMOND MEAL (GROUND ALMONDS) 1 TEASPOON GROUND CINNAMON ½ TEASPOON SEA SALT FLAKES ¾ CUP (180ML) MAPLE SYRUP ½ CUP (125ML)… Eastern Suburbs Area
Following discussions with the Minister for Health and Medical Research, Brad Hazzard, the Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, today announced strict new ‘Swim & Go’ and ‘Surf & Go’ measures at Bondi and Bronte beaches and ‘Surf & Go’ at Tamarama Beach.… Eastern Suburbs Area
Register now for our Christmas services We’d love you to join us for some of our Christmas services at St Mark's Church. You can choose to either attend in person or receive livestream links for our Christmas celebrations. Please register via… Eastern Suburbs Area
All Randwick Council beaches, including Clovelly, Coogee and Maroubra, will be made available for exercise purposes from Tuesday 28 April 2020, Randwick Mayor Danny Said announced today. The time restrictions imposed over the Anzac Day weekend have been… Eastern Suburbs Area
In a first of its kind project in Australia, Waverley Council is installing 10 new kerbside pick-up/drop-off (PUDO) bays across Waverley in a trial initiative aimed at increasing pedestrian and motorist safety and access to transport links and shared… Eastern Suburbs Area
In line with the latest Public Health Orders, there is now managed access at Waverley’s beaches for a range of activities including walking, running, sunbathing, swimming and surfing. Our ocean pools are also now open for a maximum of 10 persons at any… Eastern Suburbs Area