Become a volunteer!

Why everyone should consider volunteering...

Millions of Australians volunteer in their communities each year and for many different reasons. No matter what the reason is, volunteering can be highly rewarding, fun and suitable for all ages and backgrounds. The many benefits of volunteering include:

  • Learning new skills
  • Meeting people and making new friends
  • Boosting employment and education prospects
  • Helping others and making a difference in your community
  • Increasing confidence and improving wellbeing
  • Extending your network and community knowledge 

Volunteer roles

Whatever your experience or interest, there are many different volunteer roles to choose from. Here are some of the more popular volunteering roles with Tumut Shire Council:

  • Council committees
  • Youth events
  • Major festivals and events
  • Gardening and environmental work

Complete the online volunteer induction

All of Council's volunteers must complete the online volunteer induction before commencing in any form of volunteering.

To get involved, complete the Tumut Shire Council volunteer registration and induction online program below. Registration is free .


For more information or to see how we can help you with volunteering, you can
  • send us an email to
  • visit us at the Tumut Shire Council office, located at 76 Capper St Tumut
  • or give us a call on 02 6941 2560 and ask to speak to Council's Community Development Officer