The Armidale Volunteer Referral Service assists people wishing to become actively involved in their local community. Volunteering can provide you with valuable work experience, a chance to contribute to community life, the opportunity to meet new people and allow you to learn new skills.

The AVRS was established in 1998 and is auspiced by Armidale Regional Council. Funding is provided through the Department of Family and Community Services.

Find the Right Volunteer Position for You

The Armidale Volunteer Referral Service can help you find a volunteer position that will suit your skills and interests.  If you’re undertaking training in a community field it’s also possible to help you find a volunteer role that will give you experience in the area you would like to work. To find out about the latest volunteer positions and for more information about volunteering call Jane on 6770 3838, or email avrs@armidale.nsw.gov.au.

Register on the Volunteer Application Form (PDF 103.1KB)

Volunteering Armidale Newsletter December 2016 (PDF 928.7KB)

Volunteer Lunchtime Get-together

There will be another get-together for volunteers in the Kent House Garden Room on Wednesday 31 May from 12.15 pm – 1.45 pm.  Lunch will be soup and crusty bread and all volunteers are welcome to attend.  Please bring along a friend if you like and this social occasion will also allow you to find out more about volunteering and meet with representatives from some of our member organizations.  Call Jane on 6770 3838 for more details or just come along for lunch.

Volunteer Management Training

A FREE workshop, given by trainers from Eventteamwork is being held in the Armidale Council Chambers at 135 Rusden Street on Thursday, 15 June 2015 from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.

Eventeamwork assists events and organisations to run more effective Volunteer Programs that positively impact the entire organisation and it’s stakeholders.

Why should you attend?

  • Connect to other volunteer managers, discuss your challenges and work on real solutions relevant to your organisation

  • To focus on your volunteer management strategy in a structured workshop setting where you can exchange ideas

  • Walk away with a strategy, ready to implement 

To book your place please email Jane on jdavies@armidale.nsw.gov.au


Jane Davies - AVRS Coordinator
P: 02 6770 3838
E: avrs@armidale.nsw.gov.au

For more information on volunteering visit http://www.volunteeringaustralia.org/