NEW Covid-19 Community Support Services! Read More>>

Welcome to Volunteering Gold Coast

Your place to connect to your community, get involved & give back!

Transport Services

How can you get to your medical appointment, the shops or a social catch up? 

We provide a safe, reliable door to door transport service for over 65s, under 65s, NDIS recipients & Oncology patients.

 

 

Community Services

Do you need NDIS help? We will provide you with Support Coordination, Community Transport, mainstream opportunities.

Creating an inclusive, purposeful and connected community; free from social, environmental and economic barriers. 

Volunteering Services

We have thousands of volunteer positions available in aged care, animal welfare, event volunteering, corporate volunteering.

Need Volunteers? We’ll recruit volunteers for your organisation & provide support.

  

Members & Partners

Optimise your social impact through innovation, inclusion and connecting communities.

Collaboratively, we’ll create the perfect mix of innovation in volunteering and staff training, that will empower your staff and improve your teams motivation. 

959,214kms

travelled by our drivers in 2018/19

Over 4,100

volunteers recruited 2018/19

Over $40 million

contributed to the Gold Coast economy by VGC volunteers in 2018/19

Over 711

new NDIS Participants supported in 2018/19

Our Initiatives

Accessible Beaches

Every weekend of the summer patrol season, accessible beach mats and beach friendly wheelchairs will be available at participating surf clubs, designed to assist people to reach the waters edge.

Support Coordination

Your Plan Your Way. Our Support Coordinators will collaborate with you to understand your NDIS plan and achieve the best outcomes for you.

Community Visitor Scheme

The Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) is an initiative which aims to address loneliness and isolation amongst older Australians

Check out these upcoming events!

Aug
10
Mon
National Student Volunteer Week
Aug 10 – Aug 16 all-day

National Student Volunteer Week is an opportunity to acknowledge the impact that student volunteers make through volunteering. Education providers, volunteer organisations and students all over Australia will be celebrating #NSVW20 through a variety of events, activities and campaigns that celebrate student volunteers and connect young people with opportunities to get involved in volunteering.

 

Aug
15
Sat
Queensland Seniors Week
Aug 15 – Aug 23 all-day

Seniors Week provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and enhance community connections, aligning with the Queensland Government’s and Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland’s vision of building Age-friendly communities in Queensland.

 

Sep
4
Fri
Gold Coast Virtual Disability Expo
Sep 4 – Sep 5 all-day

The Virtual Disability Expo is a fantastic opportunity to continue to connect and be informed, all from the comfort and safety of your own home.

The expo will be hosted across 6 regions – Sydney, Nepean, Melbourne, Geelong, Brisbane and Gold Coast.

The expo will feature:

  • Hundreds of exhibitors in each of 6 regions – all available live to chat by text and video chat
  • Informative webinars with live question and answers running during the webinars
  • Entertainment
  • Interactive games, polls and prizes

 

Dec
3
Thu
International Day of People with Disability
Dec 3 all-day

IDPwD is a United Nations observed day celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.

The Australian Government has been supporting IDPwD for almost 24 years and provides funds to promote and raise awareness of the day around Australia.

 

Dec
4
Fri
Gold Coast Volunteer Awards @ HOTA, Home of the Arts
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Volunteering Gold Coast is excited to be hosting the Gold Coast Volunteer Awards again this year to celebrate International Volunteer Day 2020.

The Gold Coast Volunteer Awards are a special recognition to organisations and members of the community who are generously contributing their time and resources to creating social impact in the community.

Media Releases

Our Memberships

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.

Elizabeth Andrew

Connect With Us:

Stay up to date!

Why not subscribe to our mailing list to stay updated

Font Resize
Contrast