Assisting at Reception
Our volunteer receptionists help with daily tasks like recording mail, answering telephone enquiries, photocopying, producing documents and generally being welcoming and helpful to students, tutors, staff and the public.
Skills required: A friendly manner, willingness to learn, skills in using a computer would be useful.
Working in the Community Garden
Our Community Garden is being revitalised and is currently in a re-establishment phase. If you have a passion for seeing gardens transformed then you will enjoy volunteering in our garden. Helpers in the garden do weeding, propagating , planting, pruning, harvesting and tidying of the garden and surrounding areas.
Skills required: Energy and enthusiasm, love of the outdoors, general fitness , general gardening knowledge would be helpful.
Broadband for Seniors
This program provides one on one support for seniors who need assistance in using a computer.
Skills required: Friendly and encouraging manner, computer knowledge and experience in surfing the internet, email and other common computer applications.
Helping The Gully News team
Ferntree Gully News is a publication of Mountain District Learning Centre. The small but energetic production team meet on Tuesdays in the office of “The Cottage” at 8 The Avenue Ferntree Gully. Assistance with story writing, proof reading, advertising, general admin tasks and photography would be welcome.
Skills required: Administration, journalism, writing, proof reading, photography, web site building, design etc.
To find out about other Volunteering Opportunities at MDLC contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Rachel Bast on 9758 7859
If you would like to see other volunteer opportunities in the City of Knox you can contact Volunteer for Knox. Volunteer for Knox is the new volunteer resource centre servicing the City of Knox.