Volunteers are an important part of the Emmaus Village community. Making a positive contribution to the lives of Emmaus Village residents and their families and helping them live their best life. 

Enjoy a rewarding experience of bringing joy and excitement through activities and providing a helping hand, as well as the opportunity to develop new skills and interests and meet and work with new people.

St Agnes’ Catholic Parish offer support and training so if you have a caring nature and would like to become part of our Emmaus Village community, please send your expression of interest and we’ll be in touch.  

You’re important.

You can make a positive difference to the lives of our Villagers.

Fr Paul Gooley - Parish Priest

We need a spare hand if you 
have some spare time.

Volunteer opportunties

Are you passionate about gardening and love nurturing nature’s beauty? Working in our village ‘Potting Shed’, you will enable our residents to bring life and colour to outdoor spaces. Fostering a sense of tranquillity and connecting with the outdoors you will enjoy creating a vegetable patch and potting plants whilst sharing your skills and knowledge with our villagers.

Embrace meaningful connections by volunteering at Emmaus Village. Discover the joy of making a difference in the lives of our Villagers. As our village grows, we will have more opportunities for dedicated and caring volunteers. If none of the current opportunities sound like you, then express interest here in becoming an Emmaus Village volunteer and we’ll keep you up to date as opportunities arise.

Whether you are skilled tradesperson or a handy enthusiast with DIY skills, you can share your passion by guiding and collaborating with our village residents in the Emmaus Village ‘Workshop’. Engage in interactive activities, teach new skills and techniques and create a welcoming and social atmosphere.  Enable our residents to actively participate and take pride in their work, under your guidance.

Share your love of arts and crafts with our villagers. Your patient and friendly nature will enable you to truly engage and to pass on your creative skills.  Whether you have talents in painting, sewing or any other form of artistic endeavours, you will have the opportunity to facilitate art-related projects and recreational activities that promote social interaction, and emotional wellbeing. 

The perfect volunteering role for a true people person. Your bubbly personality, caring nature and desire to help will see you thrive in this unique customer service role. You will assist our residents with any day to day questions or queries they have, gently guide them to our various community areas and assist the Activities and Events Coordinator as required. Bring your ready smile and helping hand to this supportive role.

Bring the magic of music to our villager’s hearts through soul-stirring performances on your instrument or captivating vocal renditions. Host interactive music sessions, where residents can sing along, clap their hands or dance, immersing themselves in the delightful world of melodies. Share your love of music and create cherished memories through your talent and warm presence. 

Express your interest.

We welcome expressions of interest for volunteer positions. Please send your details and we'll be in touch.

Next Steps.

Frequently asked questions.

We encourage volunteers to stay for a minimum period of one year, to make full use of the training and support offered and give them time to build a relationship with the residents. Depending on the needs of the residents, volunteers commit to visit on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis, as agreed with the Volunteer Manager. 

All volunteers are provided training, orientation and on-going support. 

To volunteer at Emmaus Village you will need a current National Criminal History Records Clearance (St Agnes’ Parish will support you to obtain this); vaccinations in accordance with Parish policy and/or applicable Public Health Orders; NDIS Worker Check or the ability to obtain one (St Agnes’ Parish will support you to obtain this).

St Agnes’ Parish welcomes and supports volunteers and residents of all backgrounds and beliefs.

We have many and varied volunteer opportunities, so please send through your expression of interest and we’ll be in touch to discuss what may be the right fit for you.