Make a difference and support your community

You can be a valued member of the volunteer program and positively impact lives. Provide your contact details and we will get in touch. We’d love to match your skills, time available and energy with one of our programs.

Contact Karen Sait, our Executive Officer at

161 Chapel Street, St Kilda VIC 3182

T: (03) 8598 6600



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About Port Phillip Community Group

The Port Phillip Community Group (PPCG) provides a range of centre-based and outreach programs and services that include:

  • Information, referral and support
  • Emergency relief, material aid and financial counselling
  • Community development and personal advocacy
  • Pathways to education and employment
  • Social advocacy regarding inequity, social exclusion and poverty

We operate from four sites in the City of Port Phillip – St Kilda, St Kilda East, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne. Our key target groups are individuals and communities often with complex and several issues, and primarily are:

  • On low income, often with significant disabilities
  • In crisis, and/or presenting with social and financial issues
  • Socially isolated and/or marginalised

Our Volunteers Will Have

  • Good people skills
  • The ability to engage with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong administration skills
  • A willingness to share their skills and knowledge
  • A commitment to social justice and equity

Contribute in an area of your choosing

  • FUNdraising and Community Engagement Volunteer

Supporting Port Phillip Community Group through fundraising and building relationships that will support ongoing social programs towards individuals and communities on low incomes, socially isolated, marginalised or disadvantaged.

Please access this link for further information regarding this particular opportunity.

  • Information, referral and support

Contribute to improved outcomes for our service users in times of crisis and/or need through information, support, referrals and emergency relief. The role includes reception, support and general administration.

  • Creative arts, music and performance events

Share your creativity and performing talents to encourage participation at live entertainment events that celebrate life, inspiration and creativity.

  • Social meals and recreational groups

Interact with a broad range of isolated people living in community accommodation to build confidence, social connections, health and well-being. Help prepare and then share a a meal, assist with the bi-monthly ‘street eats’ pop-up, or collect food from the Food Bank in Yarraville.

  • Alma Road Community House (ARCH)

ARCH hosts playgroups, education and well-being programs. It includes a community garden and playground, and is an ideal location for children’s parties and gatherings. An exciting opportunity exists to work with us to develop its potential as a vibrant neighbourhood hub.