This program offers flexible commitment as the events are spread throughout the year and you can commit to as little or as much as you would like. Commitment can involve weekday or weekend events. Shifts can range from 2 hours and up to 8 hours depending on the event.

Some of our projects include:

Ipswich Showgrounds Caravan Park

If you enjoy talking to people, being outdoors, and love the Ipswich Community this is the perfect volunteer opportunity for you to help. In support of the Ipswich Show Society Caravan Park Volunteers help provide a check in service for caravans, camper vans and mobile homes on weekends and public holidays. Simple paperwork, EFTPOS and cash collection. Training provided.


Our biggest event of the year! Hundreds of Volunteers assist each year in making this event such a success.

Help with preparing racing packs prior to the event, collection of race kits, marshalling, setting up and packing up and generally supporting the Ipswich Hospital Foundation Staff.

Gift Wrapping

Held during the lead up to Christmas every year at Redbank Plaza Shopping Centre – put your gift wrapping skills to good use.  Customers donate money to have their presents wrapped by our cheery Volunteers.

Your generous support with this fund raising event will assist Ipswich Hospital Foundation to continue supporting the communities health services and promoting healthy lifestyles, in order to improve the health of the community and reverse the trend of increasing (and often preventable) chronic diseases.

Ipswich 100 (Bike Ride)

Assist with registration, setting up team village and generally supporting the riders and staff.

Other Events

Representing the Ipswich Hospital Foundation at festivals and industry related events. Tasks could include handing out brochures, selling raffle tickets, setting up and packing up stalls etc.

Steps to become a community volunteer

  1. Apply
    Simply complete the online application form.
  2. Interview
    After receiving your application, a suitable time will be arranged for you to pop in for an interview at our office.
    You will need to bring four identity documents with you to confirm your identity (a list of acceptable documents will be provided).
    Here you will complete any remaining paperwork (including a Volunteer Agreement and Position description).
    Caravan Park Volunteering – You will be required to sign authorisation documentation for us to conduct an Australian National Police Check (at no cost to you).
  3. Review
    All documentation will be reviewed and checks undertaken to ascertain your suitability.
  4. Start Volunteering!
    Once the above steps have been satisfied, Volunteers will be invited to participate prior to each event. An email will be sent detailing the full details of the volunteering opportunity.

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