Volunteering with us

Every minute you give helps us save lives. By volunteering for Lifeline Macarthur and Western Sydney not only will you be making a difference to the lives of people in your local community who use Lifeline services, but you will also be enriching your own life.

Where can I volunteer at Lifeline Macarthur and Western Sydney?​

There are a number of areas that you can become involved with as a volunteer, these include:

  • Telephone crisis supporter

  • Lifeline Shops

  • Administration at our Smeaton Grange or Parramatta office

  • Distribution Centre at Smeaton Grange

  • At any of our fundraising events throughout the year


Why should I volunteer my time?​

Volunteering and serving your community can be a very personally rewarding activity. Many of our volunteers have shared that volunteering has:

  • Provided personal and professional growth

  • Improved potential career opportunities

  • Allowed them to give back to their community, giving them a sense of achievement and pride

  • Allowed them to learn new skills and experience new things

  • Allowed them to meet new people and make new friends

  • Created a sense of belonging to the Lifeline community

  • Provided them with training and development opportunities

  • Given them a good feeling knowing they're making a difference in their community

Corporate Volunteering​

Do you have capacity to donate your time on behalf of your workplace? We welcome corporate volunteers that seek to support the community through their corporate social responsibility policies. Whether it's project based volunteering or an ongoing donation of time each quarter, your support makes a huge difference to Lifeline Macarthur.

Want to volunteer as a telephone crisis supporter?​

Find out more about volunteering as a telephone crisis supporter or register your interest in our next training intake!