Volunteer Army

Give back to the community!

Volunteer Army connects UNSW students with volunteering opportunities, fostering student engagement with the wider community. 

Partnering with a massive variety of charities and not-for-profit organisations (including Guide Dogs Australia, the Cancer Council, City2Surf), Volunteer Army gives students a flexible opportunity to give back to those in need.


Upskill in leadership and event planning through organising a diverse variety of events.

Improve your communication, interpersonal and adulting skills through community engagement and huge socials.

Feel a sense of purpose, by raising awareness of various problems/shortcomings in our community with a passion.

Inspire your friends and others to initiate their own local community efforts with the skills learnt from this program.

Volunteering with Volunteer Army is also recognised on your Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS).


Intake | Applications open 2019

Time commitment | Low-high (flexible)

We have three diverse portfolios within the program so you're bound to find something that works for you!

  • Work with the Fundraisers (Support the community one event at a time)
  • Join our Projects (Receive the training and resources to plan and run your own events throughout the sem) 
  • Support the community on your terms via our Orgysync Opportunities (Sign up to events all year round and support NPOs in your local area)

Upcoming Opportunities

We have a variety of opportunities which occur on a regular basis. (Weekly, fortnightly, monthly)

Click here for our list

Centennial Parklands :: Restoration

Nov 13, 9am - 12pm

Volunteer Now

Kooloora Community Centre :: Kids Zone

School Term 4, Mondays 3:30pm-6pm

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Kooloora Community Centre :: Playgroup Volunteers

School Term 4, MON and WED 10am-12pm

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MAAS :: Akira Isogawa Exhibition

December 2018 - May 2019

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Soar and Roar Festival (Special Olympics) - Event Volunteer

Sunday, Dec 9

Volunteer Now

Past Events

Exodus Fun-raiser

Thursday, Mar 29th

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Cancer Council - Biggest Morning Tea

Thursday, May 24th

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Jeans 4 Genes Day

Friday, August 3rd

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Not sure where your talents lie? 

Choose your way with our flexible, year-round volunteering program. 

Volunteer Army teams you up with non-for-profit partners at UNSW and around Sydney, to structure your own volunteering experience. Just follow any of the above links for more info and feel free to contact the coordinator (Justin) at volunteerarmy@arc.unsw.edu.au with questions!

Good karma is guaranteed.

All engagement with the Volunteer Army will also recognised on your Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS).


Intake | All year round

Time commitment | Low-high (flexible)

Volunteer Army Coordinator

P:02 9385 7700


A:PO Box 173, Kingsford, NSW 2032

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