Join our volunteer family
Volunteers are our lifeblood
Youngcare’s volunteers are one of our most important resources – without them we could not continue our work to help young Aussies in desperate need.
Volunteering for Youngcare is a great way to have fun, meet new people and broaden your skills; all the while helping young people with high care needs live life with choice, independence and dignity.
There are loads of opportunities to get involved; join the team and lend a hand around Youngcare HQ or help out at one of our Youngcare events. We would love to welcome you into the Youngcare family!
Upcoming Opportunities in Brisbane
Cam is swimming the English Channel for Youngcare. This event will be a social gathering of good tunes, drinks and nibbles to support his fundraising.
We also require volunteer bar attendants to man the 3 bars. Volunteers in this area will require a current RSA certificate and will be responsible for the overall running of the bars, serving alcohol and keeping the bar area clean. If you have an RSA certificate and want to be involved please contact us!
Shift time : 5.00pm – 12.00pm. Email us to sign up!
Corporate Rugby Tens Match Fundraiser – Friday, 11 August – Ashgrove Sports Ground
Our annual Rugby Tens tournament includes some amazingly supportive corporate teams. Volunteer duties include, selling raffle tickets and collecting donations as well as helping out with the activities.
Shift time: 11.30am – 5.00pm. Sign up and join our vollie family!
Broncos vs. Sharks match – Friday, 11 August – Suncorp Stadium
We NEED YOUR HELP – join the passionate footy fans and great atmosphere selling 50/50 raffle tickets at Suncorp. Tickets are sold to patrons during the event by roaming staff equipped with iPads and portable printers.
Shift time : TBC. Email us if you would like to get involved!
Brookside Family Fun Day – Wednesday, 16 August – 2 shifts – 9.30am – 12.30pm & 12.00pm – 3.00pm
Youngcare and Brookside Shopping Centre are joining forces for an alternative Ekka day in north Brisbane. Volunteer duties will be serving the sausages at the sizzle and giving out balloons. Email us to show your interest!
Becoming a Youngcare volunteer means you are helping us to carry out our mission to improve the lives of young Aussies with high care needs – in every possible way. With so much happening throughout the year, the work we do would not be possible without our amazing, dedicated volunteers.
Youngcare volunteers come from all walks of life, and give their time for a number of different reasons;
So whether you are passionate about our cause, would like to meet new people, give back to the community or learn new skills, please CLICK HERE to register your interest or speak to our Volunteer Coordinator Liz Cattermole on 07 3041 3400.
“From the events that I have been part of, it is very clear that Youngcare is respected not only by the sponsors but the broader community. Volunteering is certainly not for everyone. Not everyone has the time or freedom to participate. Why do I do it? I love the feeling of helping and the prospect of making a difference. I love interacting with people and feeding off the good vibes from the other volunteers. I love to promote the good work of Youngcare. Most importantly I believe that Youngcare is deserving of my time, my passion and my commitment.” – Angela, Youngcare volunteer
“One of my favourite things about volunteering is getting to meet new people and hear their stories. Being a volunteer has made me realize how lucky I am and how important it is to help people in need. Volunteering gives me great joy not only knowing that I am helping people, but also because it is spreading awareness and talking to people who like me had no idea about the issue of young people living in aged care.” – Cara, Youngcare volunteer
“As a cause, Youngcare has been really important to me. I am continually inspired meeting these vibrant and dynamic people every day, and being a volunteer you are able to tangibly see where the money goes. It has been absolutely incredible to see how much this organisation has grown in the past six years. I’ll definitely be sticking around and I’m very excited for what the future holds!” – Michelle, Youngcare volunteer