Volunteering

Recognising our volunteers

Local volunteers were acknowledged at the Shire's the annual Thank a Volunteer Day Celebration on Thursday 5 December 2019. The Volunteer of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards were announced at the event. The recipients were as follows:

  • Volunteer of the Year – Winner:
    • Ian Smith
  • Volunteer of the Year -  Certificates of Appreciation:
    • Alana McMorron
    • Ellen Stirling
    • Jarrod Brindley
    • Maxine Williams
    • Raelene Pethica
  • Youth Volunteer of the Year – Winners:
    • Eleka Marshall
    • Saffron Sgroi
  • Youth Volunteer of the Year - Certificate of Appreciation:
    • Maia Sheridan-Hulme
    • Menaase McKenzie-Roe
    • Tyrell McKenzie-Roe

For more information please contact Kim Rosenfeld, Community Development Officer, at krosenfeld@amrshire.wa.gov.au or phone 08 9780 5233.

Volunteering

Volunteering is an activity which takes lots of different forms: formal or informal, individual or in groups, inside or outdoors, locally or overseas. Volunteering is an activity which can suit every lifestyle, ability, interest and skill, while also having lots of fun in the process.

The activity of volunteering, or helping a community group of your own free will, can be described by a variety of terms: community service, activism, good samaritan, pro bono work, civic engagement - the list goes on.  Whatever term is used, all volunteering is undertaken:

  • to benefit the community and the volunteer
  • of the volunteer's own free will
  • for no financial payment

Become a volunteer

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity?

Volunteer South West provides a volunteer referral service, linking individuals wanting to volunteer with relevant not-for-profit organisations in the South West region. Contact Volunteer Southwest on 08 9791 3214, volunteer.south.west@bigpond.com or visit their website.

To seek out local groups yourself who may have volunteering opportunities, explore the AMR Community Directory.

Further information

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Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
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Fax 08 9757 2512

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