Our Mission

Volunteering Illawarra’s vision is to be a regional centre of excellence that promotes volunteering and the value of volunteers to the community. Our primary activity is the operation of a regional volunteer resource centre across the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama Local Government Areas.

“The intelligent way to be selfish is to work for the welfare of others” — The Dalai Lama


“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” — William Shakespeare

Recent News


Posted on 20 Aug, 2018

Would you like to volunteer? We’re here to help you find your perfect opportunity!

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Posted on 20 Aug, 2018

For the remainder of 2018, Volunteering Illawarra is able to offer lower membership rates. See “Membership” tab for details.

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VOLUNTEER GRANTS 2018 – closing 18 September

Posted on 14 Aug, 2018

The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open process to apply for funding to support volunteers under the Volunteer Grants Activity.

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