Ways you can volunteer your time and talents
Got a little spare time on your hands? Whether you’re unemployed, a student, or retired, chances are you know what it feels like to be down on your luck. But we all have something to we can offer the more needy members of our local Logan community – our time.
Volunteering is more than your opportunity to help make the world a better place. It can help you to feel happy and fulfilled knowing you’re making a real difference. You’ll meet amazing people, build work experience and learn valuable new skills.
Here’s some great ways you can help others in the Logan community
Keen to volunteer but not sure where to start?
- Look no further than this fab ‘Jump In’ guide to volunteering in Logan.
- It provides a comprehensive list of local volunteer opportunities in areas including Logan, Daisy Hill, Eagleby, Beenleigh and Meadowbrook.
- The range of participating organisations looking for volunteers includes seniors groups, the environment, the arts, animals, youth, health, sporting, and migrant services.
Love thy neighbour
- Take the time to get to know your neighbours and exchange a smile and hello each day. And if you haven’t seen a neighbour in a while, drop by to check that they’re ok.
- If you have an elderly, disabled or unwell neighbour, perhaps you could pop their bins out and check their mail for them.
- Build a happy, connected neighbourhood – celebrate Neighbour Day this Sunday 26th March! Organise an event in your street – grab your free kit here!
Fun and fitness for kids
The PCYC in the Logan community aims to give kids the opportunities they need to become great adults,
- Volunteers like you can help deliver sport, recreation and leadership development programs. They’re also always after assistance with admin, customer service and property maintenance.
- You can get some valuable workplace skills and help support Logan’s youth to reach their full potential!
- To get involved, contact the PCYC in Tudor Park, Beenleigh, Logan City or Crestmead.
Help the homeless
- Get involved with local organisations who provide meals and support services to those in the Logan community who are homeless or at risk.
- Groups you can donate your time to include Rochedale’s Fishers of Men and the Loaves and Fishes Street Meet Care Service in Crestmead and Kingston.
- These services are always looking for more generous volunteers to help them to help those most in need in our community.
Got a passion for sport? Get involved with your local sports club.
- Sports of all codes are always looking for volunteers to help out with committees, grounds maintenance, coaching and managing teams.
- Check the Logan Jump In guide for clubs looking for volunteers, including Beenleigh Netball, Jimboomba Little Athletics or AFL, Logan Metro Football, Brisbane South Mountain Biking and the Scouts.
Meals on Wheels
- Whether it’s cooking in the community kitchen, driving or delivering meals to those in need, join the 15,000 Queensland volunteers who support the valuable Meals on Wheel service.
- This service is not only about delivering delicious, nutritious meals to those in need – it’s as much about being a smiling, friendly face and providing valuable social interaction.
- They’re at the Logan Central Community Centre – to help out, phone them on 3808 2312.
And many more!
- Sites like Go Volunteer list loads of local volunteer positions in the Logan area.
Get involved and start making a positive difference in your local Logan community today!