Volunteering Sunshine Coast is an independent not-for-profit organisation committed to building the local community sector on the Sunshine Coast. We have more than 150 community organisations as members, and offer assistance to the broader volunteer community.

As you explore the features incorporated in this site, we hope we will successfully answer all your questions regarding the rewarding world of volunteering.

Check out our Opportunities page for available volunteer listings!

Our New Community Training Program!

Volunteering Sunshine Coast has established an extensive Community Training Program
available for community groups, organisations and individuals throughout the Sunshine Coast region.

Volunteering Sunshine Coast offers customised and in house training to suit your organisation.  If you are interested in affordable customised workshops or workshops delivered at your own venue, please contact our office, on 5443 8256 or training@volunteeringsc.org.au.

Hon. Fiona Simpson MP joins with Volunteering Sunshine Coast to celebrate National Volunteer Week

On Friday 15th May, we celebrated National Volunteer Week.  Take a few moments to join with our patron, the Hon. Fiona Simpson MP, our CEO Cheryl Harris and many praise-worthy volunteers in this short video visit to our celebration event at the Mooloolabah Bowls Club.

Have a look at our new YouTube video on volunteering.

News updates

Volunteering Sunshine Coast provises training workshops for local Voluntary Organisations

Volunteering Sunshine Coast is inviting interested community members to participate in upcoming Workshops.

Workshops available include:

There is a growing recognition that those who lead community organisations face significantly different challenges than their predecessors. These include technological changes, new models of service delivery and funding models, greater … Read more…

The IAVE World Volunteer Conference being hosted by Australia in September has released its conference program, including the lineup of keynote speakers.

The program addresses volunteering in capacity building, in building corporate and … Read more…

In any organisation, large, small or Not for Profit, employees are the company’s greatest resource, yet their wellbeing, motivation and engagement is often overlooked by management, writes Tony Delaney, CEO of staff recognition … Read more…

An Indigenous leader has called on the community sector to reconfigure the way it works together, in the opening keynote address at this year’s ACOSS National Conference in Brisbane.

June Oscar, CEO of Marniniwarntikura Women’s Resource … Read more…



Suite 17, Dalton Centre,
1 Newspaper Place,
(cnr Dalton Drive)
Maroochydore 4558

By 1/7/2015 we will have completed our re-location to a new home at the premises of Sustainable Partnerships Australia.
Look for their sign.
Our Phone No: remains 07 5443 8256
Fax No: discontinues – please email:

Volunteering Sunshine Coast provises training workshops for local Voluntary Organisations



Futuring Volunteer Management

At Volunteering Queensland’s forum in May 2013 volunteer managers contributed what they believed were the defining trends, challenges, best practices and critical changes facing volunteering, as well as experiences and ideas to strengthen volunteering for the future. Download the report.

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Introduction to event management

Want to know more about using volunteers for your next event? Check out Volunteering Queensland’s video series covering great tips for effectively recruiting and managing event volunteers.

Be prepared

Visit the Emergency Volunteering website

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Community leadership is critical to ensuring healthy, sustainable and fair communities. Volunteering Queensland aims to provide leaders with a range of practical resources and tools, designed specifically for working in community settings. Find out more…

resource central

Practical tools, templates and information sheets to help you effectively manage volunteers. Find out more…

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