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About FNQ Volunteers Inc.

FNQ Volunteers Inc. is a Cairns based not-for-profit community organisation that recruits and refers volunteers into positions within other not- for-profit community organisations throughout Far North Queensland.

Our Mission

To develop and strengthen volunteering in Far North Queensland for the mutual benefit of the individual and the community

Established in 1999 in response to community needs, FNQ Volunteers Inc. is the lead agency for volunteering in the Far North Region. Our organisation contributes to community development and social inclusion of the Far North Queensland region through the development and delivery of community participation and volunteer involvement services. Our services include volunteer training and education, advocacy, community development and volunteer referrals for a wide range of community, not-for-profit member organisations throughout the region.

Additionally, FNQ Volunteers leads the not for profit sector in the region in raising the profile of volunteering to encourage an inclusive and healthy community and is now a well-respected, efficient and effective regional body for volunteering in Far North Queensland. VMP funding supports a comprehensive and consistent approach to volunteer management and training throughout Australia.


FNQ Volunteers Inc. is an Incorporated Association under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981. Incorporated on May 23 2002. Incorporation Number IA31139. The Constitution was adopted at a board meeting held on April 9 2002 and amended on December 3 2004.

FNQ Volunteers Inc. is managed by a Volunteer Board of Management that meets monthly to provide strategic direction of the organisation.

FNQ Volunteers Strategic Plan sets out expectations and commitments for FNQ Volunteers Inc. Board and Staff to work together to meet key objectives and goals and operate within a community development framework following a set of principles.


FNQ Volunteers Inc. operational staff consists of the Service Coordinator, and volunteers in key roles across all sections of the organisation.

Organisational Structure

View Organisational Structure here.

Annual Report 2010
Annual Report 2012

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