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Community and Wellbeing

Volunteer opportunities

We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities listed online for you to consider. You can contact these organisations directly, or if you don’t see anything that matches your interests you can submit a volunteer expression of interest application so we can help match you to the right opportunity.

Organisations are welcome to submit volunteer vacancies, which we will add to available opportunities for interested volunteers.

Arts, craft and culture

Organisation Location Opportunity Contact
Doddridge blacksmith shop and museum Angaston Museum guide, blacksmith Leo: 0400 267 970
Barossa Council Public Library Nuriootpa Book covering, home library visits, history digitising, book sales Karen: 8563 8326 kmcdonald@barossa.sa.gov.au
Barossa Regional Gallery Tanunda Gallery, shop, functions assistant Karen: 8563 8326 kmcdonald@barossa.sa.gov.au
Barossa Visitor Information Centre Tanunda Tourism customer service Karen: 8563 8326 kmcdonald@barossa.sa.gov.au
Carers and Disability Link N/A Country Stitchers - sewing and knitting Colleen: 0459 050 025
Eden Valley Congregational Community Centre - Lillefield Gallery Eden Valley Gallery assistant Virginia: 0427 605 699 varnold48@y7mail.com
Kapunda Community Gallery Kapunda Gallery, shop assistant kcg@kapundagallery.com
Kapunda Museum Kapunda Museum guide, assistant Meredith: 0402 026 835
Sounds Familiar Choir Lyndoch Choir member
BBB FM Community Radio Nuriootpa Station maintenance, administration, production and program support, program presenter Margaret:0409 823 412 Sandie: 0417 833 691 mail@bbbfm.com

Clerical and administration

Organisation Location Opportunity Contact
Christian Community Hub Tanunda Administration Assistant - 10 hours / week Libby: 8563 3748 cchubtan@gmail.com
Fusion Kapunda Kapunda Administration, database and website management, grant applications Donna: 8566 2701 donna.caddies@fusion.org.au
Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre Mount Pleasant Grant writer - 1 day / month x 6 months Faye: 8568 1907 mpnrc@bigpond.com
Nuriootpa Town Band Nuriootpa Managing music library, newsletter coordination, event planning, website management Philip: 0413 013 910 Kym: 0458 585 908
Steps to Better Health Nuriootpa / work from home Website management Bill: 0438 083 559 billgrandsbury1@gmail.com
BBB FM Community Radio Nuriootpa Program liaison - 8 hours / week Paul: 0401 336 684 paulenas@optusnet.com.au
Barossa Broadcasting Board (BBB FM) Nuriootpa Secretary Sandie: 0417 833 691 mail@bbbfm.com
Uniting Communities Kapunda Reception and general clerical Uniting Communities Kapunda: 8566 2125

Community care and support

Organisation Location Opportunity Contact
Barossa Gawler Health Service Angaston, Eudunda, Tanunda, Kapunda Fundraising Administration Grounds workAged care lifestyle program support Elaine: 8566 0200 elaine.saltiel-mosley@sa.gov.au
Angaston Primary School Angaston Community Mentor - 1 hour / week Felyka: 8564 2215 felyka.leske263@schools.sa.gov.au
Barossa Area Fundraisers for Cancer Various Various Julie: 0400 405 084 baffc@ymail.com
Barossa Enterprises Various Bus driver Fitness instructor Woodwerx Production Worker Karina: 8562 4855 karina.piro@barossaent.com.au Catherine: 8562 4855 catherine.baylis@barossaent.com.au
Barossa Gawler Health Service Angaston, Eudunda, Tanunda, Kapunda, Gawler Fundraising Administration Aged care lifestyle program support Aboriginal Program Assistant Social support Bus and car driver Elaine: 8566 0200 Nancie: 8521 2086 Chris: 8521 2078 health.ghsvolunteerservices@sa.gov.au
Barossa & Light Community Transport Various Transport companion Driver Community Transport team: 8563 8411 transport@barossa.sa.gov.au
Barossa Village Nuriootpa Lifestyle activities assistance Church service assistance Jenny: 862 0300 jennym@barossavillage.org
Barossa Wildlife Rescue Lyndoch Handyperson - 1 to 2 hours / fortnight Rose: 0402 646 574
Cancer Council SA - Relay for Life Various Ceremonies Coordinator - 3 to 4 hours / week Secretary and Compliance Coordinator - 2 to 4 hours / week Survivorship Coordinator - 4 to 6 hours / week Team Development Coordinator - 4 to 6 hours / week Team Recruitment Coordinator - 3 to 5 hours / week Aaron: 8291 4175
Department for Education and Child Development Various Student support and mentoring Contact your nearest public school
Focus Day Options Various Social / leisure time support to people with disability Michelle - 0472 500 010 / 0452 420 466
Gawler Supportive Care Gawler / Williamstown Literacy, numeracy and communication tutoring - 3 hours / week Erin - 0431 638 780 erinheysed@yahoo.com.au
Hand in Hand Family Centre Nuriootpa Creche worker Playgroup assistant Social group support Rannane: 8562 1011 familycentre@stpetri.org.au
Impact Church Mainly Music Nurioopta Catering and hosting support Rita: 0478 296 546 Laura: 0425 504 591
Kiwanis Club of the Barossa Various Community service and fundraising Ev - 0448 653 761 ejleske@gmail.com
Lions Club of Barossa Nuriootpa Workworking ejleske@gmail.com
Valley Inc - Tinkers Shed Frank: 0402 145 621
Meals on Wheels Various Delivery drivers barossa@mealsonwheelssa.org.au
Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre Mount Pleasant Handy person - minimum 4 hours / month Faye: 8568 1907 mpnrc@bigpond.com
Nuriootpa Parkrun Nuriootpa Event Marshall - 2 to 3 hours Saturday morning nuriootpaoffice@parkrun.com
Nuriootpa Primary School Nuriootpa Learning Assistant Program (LAP) support - 1 hour / week Michelle - 0438 663 384 michellerose644@yahoo.com.au
Orange Sky Australia Various Homeless support organgesky.org.au/getinvolved (select ‘South Australia - Northern Districts’)
OzHarvest Barossa - Gawler Food collection / delivery - 2 to 3 hours / month barossavalley.info@ozharvest.org
Riding for the Disabled Nuriootpa Preparing horses, leading horses, supporting riders and session set up / pack down - Tuesdays during school terms Sue: 0439 869 096 sueneub@tpg.com.au
Royal Society for the Blind Various Supporting vision impaired persons Richelle - 0408 200 168 richelle.clements@rsb.org.au
SA Ambulance Service Various Volunteer Ambulance Officer saambulance.com.au1800 655 306
Tanunda Lutheran Home Tanunda Various 8563 7777 info@tlh.com.au
Uniting Communities Elderly person phone check in - minimum 15 minutes / week Telelink conference call leader - minimum 45 minutes / week Sue: 8563 333 tanunda@unitingcommunities.org
Wheatfields Inc Freeling Lifestyle activities support Sue 8525 2145 lifestyle@wheatfields.net.au
Williamstown Horse and Pony Club Williamstown Maintenance, events support, canteen Emily: 0477 842 652 whpc.secretary@gmail.com

Environment and conservation

Organisation Location Opportunity Contact
Adopt-a-planter-box (Council) Nuriootpa Caring for planter boxes in Nuriootpa’s main street Karen: 8563 8326 kmcdonald@barossa.sa.gov.au
Altona CSR Landcare Reserve Lyndoch Landcare - every Thursday morning and/or every fourth Saturday of the month Angus - 0498 649 766 altona.landcare@gmail.com
Barossa Bush Chapel Nuriootpa Gardening and general maintenance Bev: 8562 2478 Bill: 8562 3703
Barossa Bushgardens Nuriootpa Bush care, General gardening and planting Karen: 8563 8326 kmcdonald@barossa.sa.gov.au
Barossa Enterprises Community Garden Barossa Goldfields General gardening, maintenance, rubbish removal, light construction Catherine: 8562 4855 catherine.baylis@barossaent.com.au
Barossa Goldfield Historical Society Tanunda Conservation Leonie: 0413 331 598 bgoldhs@gmail.com
Barossa Revegetation & Landcare Group Nuriootpa Conservation Chris: 0407 799 245
Barossa Valley Tourist Park Nuriootpa General gardening - 1 to 2 days / week managers@barossatouristpark.com.au
Dementia Friendly Gardens (Barossa Bushgardens) Nuriootpa General gardening, welcoming visitors Gaby: 8562 4000 Gabyl@cadl.support
Friends of Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park Flaxman Valley Conservation Cathy: 8565 3304 cpek@optusnet.com.
Friends of Para Wirra Conservation Park Yattalunga Conservation Patsy: 8280 7279 friendsofparawirra@gmail.com
Friends of Parrot Hill Creek Moculta Conservation Davo60@outlook.com
Friends of Sandy Creek Conservation Park Sandy Creek Paul: 0479 162 185 cagsybrino@adam.com.au
Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Association Various Conservation 8536 5600
Green Keepers of the Labyrinth Nuriootpa General gardening - once a month Karen: 8563 8326 kmcdonald@barossa.
Kersbrook Landcare Group Kersbrook Conservation klg@landcaregroup.org.au
Light Community Church Kapunda General maintenance and gardening Pastor Paul: 0417 856 653 lightcckapunda@live.com.au
Lyndoch Primary School Lyndoch Vegetable garden coordinator - 3 to 4 hours / week Ken: 8524 4172 ken.randall283@schools.sa.gov.au
Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre Mount Pleasant Sustainable gardening of fruit, vegetables and native plants Faye: 8568 1907 mpnrc@bigpond.com
Seppeltsfield Road Biodiversity Group Seppeltsfield Conservation cathyawills@gmail.com
Tanunda Woodlands Group Tanunda Bushcare and general garden maintenance Chris: 8563 8436 Karen: 8563 8326
Trees for Life Various Bushcare Bush for Life: 8406 0500 bfl@treesforlife.org.a
Upper River Torrens Landcare Group Inc Various Conservation torrenslandcare@gmail.com
Whitelaw Creek Catchment Care Group Willaston Conservation Paul: 8523 2859 written@tpg.com.au

Hospitality and catering

Organisation Location Opportunity Contact
Angaston Primary School Angaston Breakfast club preparation and serving - 1.5 hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning Felyka - 8564 2215 felyka.leske263@schools.sa.gov.au
Barossa Gawler Health Service Gawler Cafe trolley service - 1.5 hour shifts Cafe food preparation and service - 4 hour shifts Nancie - 8521 2086 health.ghsvolunteerservices@sa.gov.au Maxine - 8521 2080 maxine.helmers@sa.gov.au
Barossa Village Nuriootpa Cafe food preparation and service Jenny - 8562 0300 jennym@barossavillage.org
Cancer Council SA Relay for Life Various Catering Coordinator - 2 to 4 hours / week Aaron - 8291 4175
Impact Kids World Nuriootpa Cafe food preparation and service Helen - 0402 274 272 Rita - 0478 296 546
Light Community Church Kapunda Play cafe assistant Andrea - 0402 472 843 Pauline - 0408 304 109 lightcckapunda@live.com.au
Tanunda Lutheran Home Tanunda Cafe assistant 8563 7777 info@tlhome.com.au

Retail

Organisation Location Opportunity Contact
Good Seed Bookshop Tanunda Retail assistant Christine - 8563 1376 goodseedbookshop@gmail.com
Community Helpers Inc Tanunda Retail assistant Norma - 8563 1105
Fusion Op Shop Kapunda Retail assistant Donna - 8566 2701 donna.caddies@fusion.org.au
Light Community Church Op Shop Kapunda Retail assistant Denise - 0488 760 734 Pauline - 0408 304 109 lightcckapunda@live.com.au
Little Shop of Treasures Williamstown Retail assistant - minimum 4 hours / month Carol - 0408 664 676 Val - 0418 830 143
Recreate at Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre Mount Pleasant Retail assistant - minimum 3 hours / month Faye - 8568 1907 mpnrc@bigpond.com
The Cottage Bookshop Nuriootpa Retail assistant Kate - 8562 4631 info@thecottage.nuriparish.org

Visiting programs

Organisation Location Opportunity Contact
Barossa Gawler Health Service Angaston, Eudunda, Tanunda, Kapunda, Gawler Patient companionship Maxine - 8521 2080 maxine.helmers@sa.gov.au
Barossa Village Nuriootpa Resident companionship - minimum 1 day / fortnight Jenny - 8562 0300 jennym@barossavillage.org
Lutheran Community Care Various Home social visitor to elderly persons - minimum 1 hour / fortnight Annie - 8562 2688 achambers@lccare.org.au
Uniting Communities Various Home social visitor to elderly persons Sue - 8563 3333 tanunda@unitingcommunities.org

Youth focussed

Organisation location Opportunity Contact
1st Nuriootpa Scout Group Nuriootpa Various activities with youth member groups aged 5 - 14 - Tuesday nights plus occasional weekends nuriootpa@sa.scouts.com.au
Australian Air League Gawler Adult instructor or uniformed officer Martin - 0408 842 708 oc.gawlerairfield@airleague.com.au
Drive My Future Various Learner driver supervision 0419 645 236 drive@youthbarossa.com.au
Fusion Australia Kapunda Youth and community development and events Dave - 8566 2701 dave.scheerhorn@fusion.org.au
HYPA Various Group and 1:1 supporting literacy, numeracy and life skills - 2 to 4 hours / week 8405 8540 volunteer@syc.net.au
John’s Place Nuriootpa Youth mentor with metal work/wood work focus - Thursday mornings Tim - 0439 702 210 johnsplace@shapingfutures.education
Youth Advisory Committee Nuriootpa Committee member (age 12 - 25) Brooke - 0417 503 243 bchinner@barossa.sa.gov.au
Youth Barossa Nuriootpa Committee member - 2 to 3 hours on first Tuesday of the month Kathryn - 0417 862 163 hello@youthbarossa.com.au

Council volunteering

There are a number of volunteer opportunities within The Barossa Council including:

  • Adopt-a-planter-box
  • Barossa & Light Community Transport driver or companion
  • Barossa Bushgardens
  • Barossa Regional Gallery opportunities
  • Barossa Visitor Information Centre opportunities
  • Barossa Council Public Libraries opportunities

All new Council volunteers are provided with Corporate Induction training and role/site specific training.

Some roles may require a criminal history screening (at no cost to you) and the hours required vary depending on the volunteer role. Council is a Centrelink approved organisation.

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