> Amnesty International Mackay Action Group
Amnesty International is a human rights grass roots organisation with over 7,000,000 members and supporters world wide. There are 300,000 of us in Australia... and counting. There are many roles at AIM. Please visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/amnestymackay or send us an email.
Mackay and surrounds
Phone: 0422 748 095
> Australian Red Cross
As a valuable member of an all-volunteer team you will be responsible for providing welcoming, safe, clean and comfortable accommodation for guests who travel from rural and remote areas to access specialist medical services at Mackay Hospital.
Mackay Wellbeing Centre
Phone: 4957 2310
> Australian Wildlife Rescue (CQ Inc)
Able to rescue Native Wildlife animals, Looking after orphans and Injured Wildlife
All areas of Mackay and Bowen Basin
> Childhood Cancer Support
Assist the committee with running of Mackay Raft Race
Phone: 0428 540 843
Coastcare is a great way to get hands-on and help protect and enhance our beautiful coastline and beaches. Activities include beach clean-ups, revegetation, weeding and informative presentations.
Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday regions
Phone: 4968 4200
> George Street Neighbourhood Centre
George Street Neighbourhood Centre Association Inc. is a community centre in Mackay that supports and responds to the needs of the Mackay region communities.
GSNCA requires assistance on Friday mornings to run our Seniors Friendship Group. For more information please contact Tara at GSNCA.
Shakespeare Child and Family Centre
Phone: 07 4957 2626
> Great Whitsunday Food Network Inc
The GWFN is a community organisation. We showcase fresh, local, seasonal food from the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac region. We require volunteers for the Farmers' Market on Wednesdays at the Bluewater Quay. Markets Operate - 8am to 1pm Setup Crew - 6am to 7:30am Packup Crew - 1pm to 1:30pm
Greater Whitsunday Farmers' Market
Phone: 0498 717 941
> Leap Yakapari District Development Association
To help serve at Yakapari Country Crafts in either the cafe or retail space
10 Westlake Drive The Leap
Phone: 0484 649 505
> Lifeline part of UnitingCare Community Mackay
Telephone Crisis Supporter
Phone: 07 4944 2300
> Mackay Community Garden inc
Mackay Community Garden is a not-for-profit permaculture demonstration site, staffed by volunteers 9am to 1pm Thurs-Sat. Volunteers are welcome to contribute time and skills to suit their availability, from basic weeding, to nursery work, market stalls, committee roles, workshops etc.
Sarah Street, West Mackay
> Mackay Community Visitors Association
Community Visiting - visiting and establishing one on one friendship with an elderly person living either in residential care facility or still living in their own home.
Mackay, Proserpine, Bowen
Phone: 4953 4878
> Mackay Conservation Group
MCG is looking for a cleaner to work 2-3 hours per week. This position would entail cleaning the local Environment Center. This position is available to an independent worker who has a high attention to detail and would receive satisfaction through providing a service for a local environmental group.
MCG is currently looking for a Community Outreach Officer to join our proactive team. The role would involve contacting 20 members to update personal details and renew memberships within a time frame of 1-2 hours each week. A list of contacts will be provided.
MCG is looking for a Social Media Manager to work 4-6 hours a week. The role would involve writing submissions for multiple media platforms including our website, Facebook and newsletter. The role would suit someone with an existing skill set in these areas.
156 Wood Street, Mackay
Phone: 4953 0808
> Mackay Hospital and Health Service (MHHS)
The MHHS is looking for volunteers to join their Community of Interest (COI). Members of the COI will have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities which will help inform and shape the things the service do across different levels of the health service. Please do register below.
Mackay region (various)
Phone: (07) 4885 6819
> Mackay Street Chaplaincy
Ensuring safety and well-being in the Night Club Area of Mackay on Friday and Saturday nights, volunteers give out water and assist with any needs. We patrol in pairs and have first aid certificates.
The Mackay City Centre
Phone: 0476 120 400
> Mackay Tourism
Are you passionate about our region and love talking to people?
- Mackay Region Volunteer Ambassadors:
- Answer visitor information centre and Mackay tourism corporate office phone calls
- Meet and greet visitors, sell retail stock and assist with accommodation and tour bookings
- Keep the centre clean & tidy
Visitor Information Centre, Nebo Rd Mackay
Phone: 4944 5888
> Mackay Friends of the RSPCA Inc
RSPCA Ambassador - Helping at our many fundraising events - set-up/pack-up, cooking, serving. Raffle ticket sales, collecting with dog in shopping centres. General maintenance and gardening at our Adoption Centre.
Cnr Strickland Rd & Mt Bassett Cemetary Rd, Mackay
Phone: 0428 191 175
> Mackay Historical Society and Museum Inc.
Non for profit group operating Mackay local history museum 'Mackay Museum'.
4 Casey Ave, South Mackay Qld 4740
Phone: (07) 4953 0002 or 0423 407 536
> Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Friends Association Inc
The Garden Friends are a group of people with an interest in supporting the Mackay regional Botanic Gardens and its ongoing development. Join in tasks of planting, weeding, propagating, watering, plant label makers, guided walks, information desk, sales, research, fundraising, promotion, data entry.
Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens
Phone: (07) 4952 7300
> Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre
Coordinator, Social Worker, Financial Planner &/or Solicitor
Suite 4 City Court Arcade, 80 Victoria Street, Mackay Q
Phone: 07 4953 1211
> Mackay RSL Sub Branch Inc
Fundraising helpers - especially around commemorative times including but not limited to ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day
Mackay area as required
Phone: 0439 190 082
> Mackay Surf Life Saving Club
Multiple positions including marketing and promotions, fundraising, events organisation and catering coordination. We can find a position to suit your skills and interests!
Homebased or at our clubhouse at Mackay Harbour Beach
Phone: 0428 875 482
> Northern Beaches Girl Guides
Girl Guide Leaders: You must have a passion for helping girls learn in a fun and challenging way, are at least 18 years of age, willing to undergo training and have a few spare hours a week. Able to provide a safe and nurturing environment. No experience required - training provided.
Fisher Street, Bucasia
Phone: 0435 180 961
> Pioneer Valley Tourism & Development Assoc/ Melba House
Tourism Ambassador. Greet visitors, provide visitors with information about local places of interest and Melba House, craft & souvenir sales.
Melba House Visitor Information Centre, Lloyd Park, Marian
Phone: 07 49544299
> RACQ CQ Rescue
RACQ CQ Rescue is actively looking for volunteers that are eager to help out at fundraising events/initiatives, as well as potentially help collect donation boxes on a monthly basis. Without the help of dedicated volunteers, RACQ CQ Rescue would not be able to raise the funds needed to save lives.
Mackay and surrounding areas
Phone: (07) 4998 5232
> Run for MI Life
We require the help of volunteers at our Run for MI Life Fun Run and other vommunity Involvement events where we set up our pop-up tent to raise awareness and funds through the sale of our Run for MI Life merchandise.
Our Fun Run is in Walkerston and our community involvement could be anywhere throughout the Mackay area.
Phone: 0439 507 363
> Sarina Historical Centre Inc
Interested in the history of our region and be able to interact with the public and be a team player
Sarina Historical Centre
Phone: 0415 533 314
> Sarina Surf Lifesaving Club
All positions - committee positions, volunteer lifesavers, nippers, junior activities
Phone: 0749566 476
> Sarina Tourist Art & Craft
Sarina Tourist Art & Craft, 1 Railway Sq. Sarina
Phone: 0488 772 493
> Scouts - Central & Coastal Region
Adult Leaders in Scouting are men and women aged 18 years and over. Leadership provides an opportunity to make a personal contribution to the future and our community. People from all walks of life take up the challenge and fun of leadership in Scouting. Full training and on-going support provided.
Andergrove, West Mackay, Pioneer Valley (Marian), Sarina
Phone: 0409 632 191
> Victoria Park State School P&C
Tuckshop helper, fundraising event helpers and garden club helpers
Corner of Goldsmith Street and Shakespeare Street
Phone: 0438 576 784
> Volunteer Marine Rescue Mackay Inc
Rescue boat crew / Weekend radio operators
VMR Mackay Base located at the Boat Ramp on Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour
> VMR 448 Mackay
We are looking for Weekend Radio operators and Rescue Vessel Crew volunteers.
Marina Boat Ramp, Mulherin Drive
Phone: 07 4955 5448