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More than 350 volunteers make a valuable contribution to mecwacare, including the Op Shops, transport programs, activity programs and residential facilities. We welcome all enquiries if you are interested in volunteering with us. It can be a very rewarding experience, and also helps mecwacare to continue our essential work in the community.  

mecwacare offers its volunteers:


  • We value interactions and relationships that are Caring, Accountable, Respectful and Ethical

Learning and Development

  • Extensive corporate and on-site orientation programs
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities


  • Volunteer awards program


  • Equal employment opportunity including a pro-diversity approach and discrimination prevention
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

 mecwacare volunteers may be involved in:

  • Community centre activity programs
  • Craft activities
  • Music and dance sessions
  • Transport for clients, collecting and delivering donated goods
  • Friendly visits
  • Reading
  • Serving in mecwacare kiosks
  • Retail sales in Op Shops
  • Administrative tasks
  • Gardening

To find out more, check out our positions available or contact us on the details below.

Phone: 03 8573 4888


mecwacare has been cited as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace since October 2011.


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