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 2017 (PDF 103.1KB)

Latest Newsletter:

Volunteering Armidale Newsletter November 2017 (PDF 1.1MB)

International Volunteer Day 5 December

Another year has passed and it’s time now to think about recognizing the work of volunteers by nominating them for a certificate of appreciation to be presented during the AVRS IVD lunch on 5 December.

Nomination form (PDF 185.8KB)

To ensure the contribution of your volunteers is recognized and they are invited to the IVD luncheon, please download the form below, fill out the details, and return it to the AVRS to arrive by Wednesday, 22 November, 2017.  Email nominations may be sent to avrs@armidale.nsw.gov.au.  All nominators will also be invited to the event and services are encouraged to nominate all active volunteers (plus those who have recently retired from your service).

Please get in touch with Jane on 6770 3838 or email:  jdavies@armidale.nsw.gov.au if you need any further information.


Jane Davies - AVRS Coordinator

P: 02 6770 3838

E: avrs@armidale.nsw.gov.au

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