Department of Communities - Volunteering

The Department of Communities is committed to building and strengthening the Volunteering sector in Western Australia.

Volunteers create, support and sustain organisations delivering services and activities that are essential to our communities.  People that volunteer freely give their time and labour, benefitting not only their communities, but building connections to like-minded individuals. 

The Department partners with the community services sector to develop volunteer opportunities and encourage and assist people to become involved in volunteering. We deliver the WA Volunteer Service Awards, provide more than $1.5 million per annum in funding and grant programs and develop resources to assist volunteering organisations, among a range of other initiatives.



National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is 16-22 May and is Australia's largest annual celebration of volunteering.
Page reviewed 15 July 2022