Volunteers

Camden Council values and encourages the involvement of volunteers within all appropriate programs and activities. Volunteering is consistent with the principles of community development within Local Government, including community participation and capacity building.

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities with Council in the following sections:        

Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park

Volunteer Position: Camden Men's Shed Volunteer, Bicentennial Equestrian Park

The  Camden Men's Shed at Bicentennial Equestrian Park  provides maintenance, planting and minor development items to enhance usage of the park.

Days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am - 3pm. Join in the fun for half a day, full day or every day!

Contact: Keith Riches, President of the Men's Shed - 0413 310 582

Camden Civic Centre

Volunteer Position: Camden Civic Centre

See below to download the volunteer description and application form to work at the Camden Civic Centre: 

Contact: Camden Civic Centre Manager - 4655 8681

Community Cultural Planning and Development

If you are interested in assisting Camden Council's Community Cultural Planning and Development Team in various projects, events and representative groups, such as:

  • International Women's Day
  • Multicultural March and Harmony Day
  • Camden Shorts
  • Camden Play Day
  • NAIDOC Week
  • Carers Week
  • International Day for People with Disability

Contact: Council's Community Cultural Planning and Development Coordinator - 4645 5084. 

Bushcare

Camden Bushcare is an environmental volunteer program set up by Council to encourage local communities to actively participate in managing and maintaining the remnant urban bushland areas in the Camden Local Government Area.

Volunteers are welcome to join any Bushcare Group currently working in bushland areas. Current locations include: 

  • Harrington Forest
    Scanlon Crescent, Harrington Park
    Every third Saturday of the month from 9am to 12pm
  • Hayter Reserve
    Wire Lane, Camden South
    First Friday of the month from 9am to 12pm
  • Kings Bush Reserve
    Chellaston Street, Camden
    Every Tuesday from 9am to 12pm
    First Sunday of the month from 9am to 12pm
  • Parrotts Farm
    Richardson Rd, Narellan (next to RFS)
    Second Friday of the month from 9am to 12pm 
  • Ron Dine Reserve
    McCrae Dr (and Cowper Dr), Camden South
    Third Friday of the month from 9am to 12pm
  • Sickles Creek Reserve
    Sickles Drive, Grasmere
    Last Sunday of the month from 9am to 12pm
  • Spring Farm
    Hampshire Boulevard, Spring Farm
    Second Saturday of the month from 9am to 12pm

Bushcare Groups are led by qualified bushland supervisors and tools and materials are provided on-site. No experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and the desire to participate in the restoration of the unique heritage and character of Camden’s bushland. Residents may also nominate to set up a Bushcare Group in their locality.

See the Bushcare Program Brochure for further information. 

Contact: Council's Natural Resource Project Officer - 4655 7777.

Library Services

Volunteer Position: Home Library Volunteer.

Are you able to assist with the delivery of books to locals who are unable to leave their home? Your community needs you.

Contact: Home Library Service Officer - 4654 7951


 

Volunteer Position: Local Studies Volunteer.

Do you have computer skills and an interest in preserving the heritage of Camden? Your community needs you.

Contact: Local Studies Librarian - 4654 7950

 

Tourism and Communications

Volunteer Position: Camden Visitor Information Centre Volunteer

If you are a local with a wealth of knowledge of Camden’s past and present, this job could be for you!

Contact: Tourism Officer - 4654 7777   


Volunteer Position: Noticeboard Volunteer

Do you have a day spare every two weeks?  Volunteer are needed to maintain community noticeboards at shopping centres and in Council facilities.

Contact: Public Relations - 4654 7777   


Volunteer Position: Corporate Events Volunteer

Are you interested in assisting at Australia Day (January), Paws in the Park (August) or Camden
 Festival (September).

Contact: Events Officer  - 4645 5034