Volunteers are a vital part of our community and a great way to give your time and expertise to support community programs and organisations.

Volunteer opportunities

Community gardens

Help nurture and share ideas with local residents about growing plants, flowers and herbs at one of our Community gardens.

Become a friend!

In Maribyrnong you can join a local friends of group to support and help maintain and support a particular park, conservation reserve or species of native flora or fauna. See links below for more information on each group:

In addition to the friends of groups, there are also two rubbish collecting groups that meet monthly to help keep our City beautiful. See links below for more information on these groups:

FILLS program

Based out of Braybrook Community Hub, the Family Inclusive Language and Learning Support (FILLS) Program is a whole-of-family approach to education. It specifically caters for migrant and refugee families living in and around Braybrook.

If you are available to volunteer with the program as a tutor on Wednesdays after school, please contact the FILLS Projects Officer on 9188 5800 or via email.

See flyer(PDF, 363KB) for further information.

L2P driving program

The L2P program is a state funded program to assist learner drivers to gain their minimum of 120 hours of driving experience to become a safe and confident driver.

Opportunities are available for volunteer mentor drivers.

300 Blankets

Become part of the 300 Blankets team and help people in need in the West. Soul Kitchen is held each Sunday at the Braybrook Community Hub, feeding our community who may be experiencing food insecurity, social isolation and/or homelessness. To deliver this important program, we are currently filling a number of key volunteer roles including Program Manager, Kitchen Leader and Night Leader. email today.

More opportunities

Volunteer West is based in the western region of Melbourne and provides information about volunteer opportunities, training and support to volunteers, coordinators and organisations.

Get involved

Volunteer Strategy 2018-2021

The Maribyrnong City Council Volunteer Strategy 2018-2021(PDF, 32MB) was endorsed by Council in 2018. The Strategy sets a vision for Council to promote and support formal and informal volunteering.

Volunteering at a glance(PDF, 3MB) let's the community know how is Council is implementing the Strategy.

If you have any comments or questions please email Community Development.