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Volunteers

bestchance relies on the work of volunteers in order to continue to provide quality services and programs for families and children.

Each year, thousands of volunteer hours are contributed across programs at bestchance in a variety of areas including:

  • family and parenting support
  • community support
  • fundraising and marketing
  • emergency relief
  • administration
  • maintenance and gardening
  • childcare and kindergarten

Benefits to Volunteers

  • Providing valued support to others
  • Gaining fulfilment and satisfaction in helping
  • Learning new skills
  • Creating new life/work opportunities
  • Meeting new friends
  • Sharing your unique talents and knowledge
  • Participating in volunteer recognition events

Benefits to bestchance

  • Provision of a variety of high quality programs and services for children and families
  • Effective utilisation of valuable resources
  • Mutual exchange of skills and expertise

bestchance endeavours to ensure that your volunteer experience is satisfying and enjoyable, matches your interests, skills and needs, and rewards and recognises your contribution.

Whether you have a couple of hours to spare or a couple of days to spare, every contribution will make a difference in the lives of others.

Prepare for Employment

As a volunteer you can also undertake our Prepare for Employment course.

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Prepare for Employment Dandenong

Prepare for Employment Glen Waverley

Newsletters and Volunteer Stories

Volunteer Handbook

Volunteer handbook

Interested in Volunteering?

To see our latest Volunteer Opportunities please click here.

To view our vacant volunteer position descriptions:

For general enquiries about our volunteer programs or to register your interest, please call 1300 224 644 use the contact form below.


Register your interest in becoming a bestchance Volunteer

Please complete the below application form to register your interest.

Application Form

Testimonials

  • “I’m having a ball so far, volunteering with bestchance. It has been lots of fun, very interesting, and the people are lovely. I have only been volunteering for 3 weeks and already feel so welcome and that I am making a difference. I love being able to give something back to the community and to the children”

    Volunteer
  • “I cannot thank her enough for choosing our kinder and team to work with and for the time she has given us unselfishly to support our program and children.”

    Volunteer
  • “Our volunteers are a pivotal link between vulnerable families and the community. They mentor parents, provide emotional support and coach parents in parenting skills and interact with babies and children.”

    Volunteer
  • “I’m very happy with bestchance volunteer program, all the staff are very friendly and helpful.”

    Volunteer
  • “Ongoing support, provision of training opportunities to volunteers makes it an invaluable experience.”

    Volunteer
  • “Working with other members is rewarding, having a laugh but knowing you are working hard to help out.”

    Volunteer
  • “I learned how to work with people having diverse cultural heritage and background. I learned more skills and strategies in dealing and teaching children.”

    Volunteer
  • “I attended the Volunteer Recognition event and was very surprised and pleased to receive a certificate for one year’s service. I was amazed at the number of people who have been with bestchance for so long and it was great to get the chance to meet other volunteers. I enjoyed everything about the day, the speakers, children singing and the food. Thank you to all involved, it was much appreciated.”

    Volunteer
  • “I am very glad to have followed your volunteer work program and I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to start my volunteer work.”

    Volunteer
  • “I really enjoyed my work placement and volunteer work. I have got so much experience and learnt so much about children’s learning environment, how to work as a team and how to work with children. These experiences are priceless.”

    Volunteer