Volunteering is unpaid work, usually for a not-for-profit organisation. This type of work benefits both the volunteer and the community. Most volunteer positions are:
Volunteering can be a valuable part of career planning by helping you to:
For international students, volunteering is a good opportunity to practise your English, and to learn about Australian workplace culture:
The Monash Passport encourages you to make a difference by volunteering.
Search not-for-profit organisation websites and online volunteering job boards for opportunities. You can also contact organisations and community centres directly.