Volunteer Vacancies

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community, upskill and make new friends? 

Join Hobart City Mission’s volunteer family and be rewarded with new experiences, new friends and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people doing it tough. 

City Mission Op Shops - Available Volunteer Shifts

Moonah Transport Team:
Shifts are 8.30am – 4.30pm and based from our Moonah Furniture Warehouse site. These shifts are ideal for someone who is physically fit, reliable and willing to fulfil an all-day shift.

Transport – Truck/Van Driver
Monday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Must have a Manual License

Truck or Van Offsider
Monday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Must have sound knowledge of Hobart and Surrounds, truck driving experience not required. Physically fit and able

Moonah Furniture Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Fridays 9am to 1pm

Moonah Clothing Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Monday 1pm to 5pm
Tuesday 1pm to 5pm
Wednesday 1pm to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 9pm
Friday 9am to 9pm

Glenorchy Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Thursday 1pm to 5pm
Friday 1pm to 5pm*2

Sorell Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Monday 1pm to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm f/n
Saturday 9am to 5pm

Huonville Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9 to 1pm
Thursday 1pm to 5pm*2
Friday 1pm to 5pm

Please keep in mind unless you have your own transport such as a car or live in the local area, the Sorell & Huonville stores may be difficult for you to get to as there is limited public transport to these areas.

Please note: Unfortunately we cannot facilitate student volunteers who need to complete mandatory placement hours. This is due to limited staff resources. We apologise for any inconvenience

Volunteer at Safe Space
Homelessness Shelter

Help people experiencing homelessness in Southern Tasmania, by volunteering at Safe Space. 

Safe Space is a day and night program that provides shelter, safety and support to people sleeping rough. We have morning, and evening shifts available, which run 7 days a week. 

Morning shift – Every day from 7.30am – 9.30am
Evening shift – Every day from 6pm – 8pm 

You’ll be a friendly face at Safe Space, helping the staff and clients by: 

  • setting up and packing down stretcher beds
  • assisting clients to pack up belongings each morning
  • preparing and heating meals and making hot drinks
  • assisting to keep the space clean and tidy

Volunteer at our Events

We value the help of volunteers to make these events a success. Volunteering for events is on an on-call/casual basis – we will contact you when opportunities arise.

These roles may involve a mix of the following responsibilities:

  • Community engagement
  • Supervision of stalls
  • Sorting of donations
  • Distribution of donations
  • Cooking of sausage sizzles
Volunteers at Pram Push

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