Volunteers - Get Involved!

There are many ways to help us here at Heartwell. As a small, service based community organisation our resources are often stretched despite having a dedicated and committed staff.

It may be that you are looking to volunteer your skills on a semi regular/regular basis or would like to help out in a particular area.

Some of the key areas for assistance include:



Raising much needed funds to enable us to provide our services is always at the forefront of our minds. Perhaps you have a background in fundraising, marketing/sponsorship, event management or submission writing. Even if you don’t but might have some ideas about how to help then we would love to hear from you!!

Office/Admin Assistance

Helping with newsletters and mailouts, collating information, answering phones and assisting with the smooth running of the Heartwell Office could well be something that interests you. You may have skills in website and IT design/upkeep or in marketing and be able to offer a couple of hours a month or could make yourself available at our particularly busy times, which usually coincides with start and end of the school terms.

Field Experience/Placement


Many students at University level need to complete a number of hours of placement to fulfil the requirements of their degree. A placement with Heartwell is exciting and educational on a number of levels. Many students who come to Heartwell have had little exposure to children with special needs and are initially apprehensive about their involvement. However, for nearly all students involved with us over the years, the experience has been a valuable and rewarding one, personally and professionally.

We have strong links with the major physical education/human movement/exercise science course coordinators and are only to happy to look at placing students. Additionally, a number of students who have completed a Field placement at Heartwell have subsequently been offered a paid position with us.

Don’t be dissuaded from contacting us should you not be studying in above fields as we have had many students from various degrees and disciplines involved here with us over the years.

How do I register my interest?

That’s easy! Should you wish to find out more about how you can help us help kids then all you need do is send us an email at info@heartwell.org.au with your enquiry and we will get straight back to you.


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