Volunteer

There are number of ways to volunteer your time and skills with Lifeline South Coast. By connecting with others locally, you are contributing to making a positive difference nationally.

Help Lifeline save lives

Lifeline South Coast relies on local volunteers to support our community initiatives that enable Lifeline to support people in crisis, no matter where they are, 24 hours a day. If you enjoy giving back to your local community and connecting with others, then you can help us save lives.

There are lots of ways to volunteer for Lifeline in the community.

Crisis Supporter Volunteer

We are always looking to recruit, onboard, and train new volunteers.  Learn what it takes to become a volunteer Crisis Supporter and keep people safe.

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Retail Volunteer

Our Retail Volunteers ensure the Lifeline Shops raise much needed revenue so that Lifeline can continue to respond to people who need us.  Our Retail Volunteers are often the public face of Lifeline, it is a very warm and connected community.

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Big Book Fair

Lifeline’s Big Book Fairs are famous events in the region, attracting thousands of customers eager to find a good read. But the events take a lot of work to pull together. Book Fair volunteers are often avid readers, they have a good eye for opportunity and enjoy the company of others.

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Book Sorting

The Lifeline South Coast book sorting team manage to sort, clean, research, price, and pack around 200,000 books per year! These books are sold at our three Big Book Fair fundraising events as well as the Wollongong and Corrimal Lifeline Shops.

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Christmas Gift Wrapping

Be part of a fun team and help us raise vital funds to continue to provide our critical services to our community.

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For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000

Lifeline South Coast would like to acknowledge the lives that have been lost to suicide. We are committed to supporting those with a lived experience of suicide and aim to reduce the stigma around seeking help for poor mental health and suicidal crisis.