Volunteer Vacancies

By volunteering with us you could be the difference in someone’s life. Brotherhood volunteer roles are diverse and cover sites all around Port Phillip Bay. Watch the video and find your volunteer opportunity below.


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You could assist a young person to enter the workforce and prepare for an independent life. Read more »

You could support our work with children and their families by tutoring, assisting with activities or preparing food. Read more »

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You could mentor someone who has recently arrived in Australia to run a business, access services or get ready for the workforce. Read more »

photograph of a smiling elderly man in glasses in front of a blue painted wall

You could help older people to enjoy recreational activities, outings and meals together at our social hubs. Read more »

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You could bring your professional skills to bear on projects within Brotherhood programs and operations. Read more »

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You could volunteer in our community stores, online book store or sorting facility. Read more »


Before you apply

  • read the position description
  • read the what to expect section of our website that outlines what to expect when you volunteer; your rights and responsibilities; and what's involved in a formal application.

How to apply

  • applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire
  • applicants who do not complete the screening questionnaire will not be considered for shortlisting
  • email written applications to: volunteer(at)bsl.org.au.

 Please note:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
  • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application then please contact our volunteer services team at volunteer(at)bsl.org.au or contact us on (03) 9483 1390.

Contact us

Volunteer Services
Brotherhood of St Laurence
67 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy, Victoria 3065
Phone: (03) 9483 1390
Email: volunteer(at)bsl.org.au

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

Find out more about the work of the Brotherhood
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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