The City of Hobart recognises the importance of volunteers and the valuable contribution they make. We engage approximately 680 volunteers through different programs.

Mathers House and Criterion House

Volunteers assist in providing meals, tutoring and program support to promote positive ageing.

For more information phone 03 6234 1441 or email mathersplace@hobartcity.com.au

Youth Arts & Recreation Centre

Volunteers develop and undertake innovative youth participation and development programs to create opportunities for young people aged between 12 and 25.  

For more information, visit the Youth Arts & Recreation Centre Facebook page, phone 03 6231 5150 or email youthartsandrec@hobartcity.com.au


Volunteers work with community Bushcare groups and the City of Hobart to help enhance wildlife habitat, protect threatened plants, maintain and develop tracks, and educate the community.

For more information visit the Bushcare webpagethe Bushcare Facebook page, phone 03 6238 2884, or email bushcare@hobartcity.com.au

Still Gardening

Volunteers raise awareness of the health benefits of daily gardening, provide information about low maintenance gardening, and support the wellbeing of older people while helping them maintain their gardens. Find out more at the Still Gardening webpage, phone 03 6236 9349 or email StillGardening@hobartcity.com.au

Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre

Volunteers provide assistance, advice and a friendly welcome to visiting tourists, conference delegates and locals. The program is mainly based around the arrival of cruise ships from October to April, however, we also 'meet and greet' at the Hobart International Airport on Fridays.

For more information visit the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre website, phone 03 6238 4222 or email hopwoode@hobartcity.com.au

International Student Ambassadors

Volunteers represent international students by being involved at events such as citizenship ceremonies, Harmony Day, Volunteer Recognition Reception, and sister city events, as well as being involved with other key community activities.

For more information visit the International Student Ambassadors webpage, phone 03 6238 2746.


More information

For more information please see the City of Hobart volunteering brochure(PDF, 415KB) . If you are interested in being involved in one or more of these programs, please fill in and submit a Volunteer Registration Form(DOCX, 35KB).

To support volunteer programs, the City of Hobart has a Volunteer Management System.