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More than 490 volunteers make a valuable contribution to mecwacare, including the Op Shops, transport programs, activity programs and residential facilities. We welcome all enquiries if you are interested in volunteering with us. It can be a very rewarding experience, and also helps mecwacare to continue our essential work in the community.  

mecwacare offers its volunteers:


  • We value interactions and relationships that are Caring, Accountable, Respectful and Ethical

Learning and Development

  • Extensive corporate and on-site orientation programs
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities


  • Volunteer awards program


  • Equal employment opportunity including a pro-diversity approach and discrimination prevention
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

 mecwacare volunteers may be involved in:

  • Community centre activity programs
  • Craft activities
  • Music and dance sessions
  • Transport for clients, collecting and delivering donated goods
  • Friendly visits
  • Reading
  • Serving in mecwacare kiosks
  • Retail sales in Op Shops
  • Administrative tasks
  • Gardening

To find out more, check out our positions available or contact us on the details below.

Phone: 03 8573 4888

Are you interested in becoming a Volunteer?  You will need to fill in the Volunteer Application Form and return it to us at your earliest convenience.   

mecwacare has been cited as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace since October 2011.