Get Involved.

Are you looking to make a difference for young people in their community?

Are you seeking experience working with young people and communities?

We are committed to supporting youth-led initiatives and to creating opportunities for young people to become leaders in their own community.

There are lots of ways to get involved in drummond street’s innovative program of services. Whatever your interest, or level of experience, we offer short and long term volunteering opportunities.

To stay up to date with the latest volunteer opportunities at drummond street and our partners.

Volunteer Expression of Interest

drummond street services recognises the important contribution of volunteers, to their
communities and in turn the positive role that altruism, service and connection to others on their own mental health and wellbeing. Volunteers play an important role in the life of drummond street services. This includes on a number of events and programs that we deliver and provide support and enrich the lives of the communities we work alongside.

All expressions of interest are reviewed with consideration of current opportunities, our capacity and your supervision requirements. Your completed form will be held securely and confidentially.
If we have capacity to accept you as a volunteer we will contact you for an interview. If we don’t have capacity, we won’t contact you but will hold your expression of interest for 12 months in case a future opportunity arises.

Requirements of all volunteers over 18

Anyone 18 years of age or older can apply to volunteer. drummond street services is committed to Child Safety. All short-listed candidates are subject to child safety screening and assessment against the Child Safety Standards as part of our selection process. This includes having a valid Working with Children Check and completing a criminal history check.

To apply for a Working With Children Check, please click here.

Unfortunately, due to the nature of drummond street services work, we are not able to accommodate any work experience placements.
If you have any queries when completing this application form, please phone (03) 9663 6733 or email enquiries@ds.org.au

A copy of your current CV will be required to be submitted with this application.

Personal details

Full Name:
Preferred Name:
Preferred pronoun:
Email:
Address (Residential):
Phone:
Mobile:

Cultural Background (optional – you may choose not to answer these questions regarding cultural background)

As part of our commitment to building the communities we work in, we prioritise those who are of the following cultural backgrounds. Please tick all that apply:

Diverse cultural, ‘racial’, ethnic and religious backgrounds?
Refugee and humanitarian entrant backgrounds?
Identify as LGBTQI+?
Do you speak a language other than English?

Availability:

Please select which days you are available to volunteer:

Please enter the times you are available:

Preferred Program area (Choose all that apply. Please see the website for locations):

What has motivated you to get in touch with drummond street services?
How did you find out about volunteering with drummond street services (select all that apply)

Upload Your CV (pdf/doc/docx format):