Volunteers

Council has a range of opportunities for people interested in becoming a volunteer.

Why volunteer in Hepburn Shire?

There are many reasons why you may want to volunteer. These include:

  • Support the community in which you live
  • Have contact with people who live in your community or visit the region
  • Gain work experience and personal development
  • Learn new skills
  • Take on new challenges
  • Make a difference to the local community

Volunteer at a Visitor Information Centre

Hepburn Shire has Visitor Information Centres in Daylesford, Creswick, Clunes and Trentham.  Volunteers respond to visitor enquiries via telephone and face to face at these Information Centres.

Council provides extensive training to all volunteers to develop product knowledge and customer service skills to enable them to respond to visitor enquiries.

For more information please contact Julie Nixon on 5321 6100  or jnixon@hepburn.vic.gov.au.


Activity Group Volunteers

Council provides a number of Activity Groups for both older people and people with dementia in Creswick and Daylesford.  Volunteers are an integral part of the group – assisting staff to provide social opportunities and group activities for clients.

Volunteers must undertake regular National Police Checks and are provided with training opportunities to assist them in their role.

For more information please contact Gayle McCarthy on 5348 3136 or gmccarthy@hepburn.vic.gov.au

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