Volunteering in your Community
The City of Port Lincoln recognises the importance and value of volunteering within the Port Lincoln community and are committed in pursuing best practice management of volunteering programs and services across the organisation.
Our volunteer programs span across five different program areas, attracting over 100 volunteers to assist Council with its community programs and services. The City of Port Lincoln values the significant contribution made by community members who volunteer their time to support these services.
Becoming a volunteer is an excellent way of helping others in the community and assisting to develop and maintain community facilities. Volunteering provides an opportunity to meet new people, build relationships, develop and learn new skills, experience new environments, stay active and support common goals.
To be a Council volunteer you must be 18 years of age or older.
Council has five volunteer programs:
It’s easy to become a volunteer with the City of Port Lincoln. The following steps are a guide to getting started:
- It is recommended that you read Council's Volunteer Management Policy 12.16.34 and Frequently Asked Questions;
- Consider the volunteer programs you would like to be involved in; and
- Consider your availability, interest and ability to undertake the role.
How to Apply
To apply for a volunteer position you will need to complete the Volunteer Registration Form 12-70-T27 and forward to Council either by;
City of Port Lincoln
PO Box 1787
PORT LINCOLN SA 5606
Level One, Civic Centre, 60 Tasman Terrace
PORT LINCOLN SA 5606
Once your application has been assessed you will be contacted for a short chat over the phone or invited for a meeting to discuss your interest in the volunteer role and a reference check will be undertaken.
Once approved as a volunteer you will go through an induction process that includes learning more about Work Health and Safety Guidelines, completing a Police Clearance application form, signing the Code of Conduct and other general information.
Following this you will be introduced to the supervisor of the chosen volunteer program for an on-site induction of the relevant area.