City of Port Lincoln


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.

Become a Volunteer

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.  

Volunteer Programs

Additional Information

The Office for Volunteers’ & Volunteering SA-NT websites contain helpful information on volunteering, special programs, grants information and further links to excellent sites that may be helpful.

The Process

It’s easy to become a volunteer with the City of Port Lincoln. The following steps are a guide to getting started:

  • Read the Volunteer Management Policy and Frequently Asked Questions;
  • Consider the volunteer programs;
  • Consider your availability, interest and ability to undertake the role;
  • Apply for a volunteer position - 12-70-T27 Volunteer Registration Form;

    Post your application to:

    Volunteer Officer
    City of Port Lincoln
    PO Box 1787

    or deliver to the Council office at Level One, Civic Centre, 60 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln;
  • Your application will be considered and you will be contacted for a short chat over the phone or invited for a meeting to discuss your interest in the volunteer role;

  • A reference check will be conducted;

  • 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.

Any questions or queries, please contact Council's Volunteer Officer on 08 8621 2307 or email


City of Port Lincoln
City of Port Lincoln ABN: 80 776 127 243
PO Box 1787, PORT LINCOLN SA 5606
Level One, Civic Centre, 60 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln
Telephone: 08 8621 2300 | Fax: 08 8621 2399 | Email:
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