Become a Volunteer!
Volunteer With Us
PPCG works with a number of wonderful people who volunteer their time to support our programs including social meals, administration and support services and community engagement initiatives.
Eighty volunteers supported our Share the Food project during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, assisting with sorting, packing and delivering food parcels to residents in the City of Port Phillip.
We aim to provide a diverse range of opportunities for volunteers and appreciate the skills, experiences, talents, ideas and energy that volunteers bring in support of our mission and purpose.
Volunteering offers many benefits, including meeting new people, learning or developing skills, making a contribution to the community, remaining active and enjoying a sense of achievement and fulfilment.
PPCG requires all volunteers to undertake a Police Check and, where relevant, a Working with Children Check prior to welcoming them to our team.
Volunteers are valued members of our organisation and play an important role in helping us positively impact lives. If you’re interested in volunteering with us, please email us at email@example.com
We would love to match your passions, skills and available time with one of our program areas when a suitable opportunity becomes available.
Our Volunteers Will Have
The Port Phillip Community Group (PPCG) provides a range of centre-based and outreach programs and services that include:
• Information, referral, support, emergency relief and material aid
• Financial counselling, tax help, and no interest loans
• Community development, and social, recreational and wellbeing groups
• Skills development and pathways to education and employment
• Advocacy to reduce inequity, social exclusion and poverty
We operate from four sites in the City of Port Phillip – St Kilda, East St Kilda, South Melbourne and Port Melbourne. Our key groups are individuals and communities, often with complex and several issues, who primarily are:
• On low income, often with significant disabilities
• In crisis, and/or presenting with social and financial issues
• Socially isolated and/or marginalised
Some examples of program Areas
Community Engagement Support
Supporting Port Phillip Community Group through in building relationships that will support ongoing social, recreational and wellbeing programs for individuals on low incomes who are often socially isolated, marginalised or disadvantaged.
Front desk support
Contribute to improved outcomes for our service users in times of crisis and/or need. As well as front desk concierge duties the role includes general administration.
Social Meals support
Interact with a broad range of people living in community accommodation to build confidence and social connections. Help prepare and then share a meal.
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. Work with us to help develop its potential as a vibrant neighbourhood hub.
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