TThe Cairns Historical Society is a not-for-profit Incorporated Association, formed in 1958 to record, preserve and promote the history of Far North Queensland. Today the Society manages a nationally significant collection of over 70,000 items. The Archives Section manages a collection of about 40,000 books, maps and other documents, with probably half as many again waiting to be catalogued. The Research Centre provides access to this collection to researchers, including the general public.
Volunteering opportunities in FNQ
We are in need of a few volunteers to help us stage a pleasant morning fund-raising event, by helping prior to the event with setting up, during the event by directing public to Entry and Exit points, checking on COVID compliance and/or by sanitizing surfaces and/or helping to pack up after the event. We need separate volunteers for each activity
We are a community-based disability service administered by a volunteer Management Committee composed mainly of family members/advocates of people with a disability. We are looking for volunteers to join our management committee.
We are on the hunt for art enthusiasts with a passion for sharing their love for the arts with visitors to the gallery.
We need volunteers to work with active Senior and also assist us with food preparation and menu planning for social events. This role would also require some cleaning work.
We need a volunteer to help us in the canteen with Food preparation and management.
We are committed to empowering people through disability services and supported retirement living to live life their way by providing holistic care, service and companionship. This volunteer opportunity will help to connect families and friends safely with their loved ones. The prevention of the transmission of COVID-19 into our residential care facilities is of paramount importance.#UnitingCareQLD #UCCNS
We are committed to empowering people through disability services and supported retirement living to live life their way by providing holistic care, service and companionship. This volunteer opportunity will help to make a meaningful difference by engaging with residents and contributing to the diversity of day to day activities and/or entertainment options available to participate in.#UnitingCareQLD #UCCNS
We're looking for passionate volunteers who love animals and can care for the injured / orphaned wildlife.
The Receptionist is the first point of contact for visitors, so this role requires a well presented individual, with good communication and interpersonal skills. Tasks include ticket and retail sales, visitor greeting, orientation and assistance, telephone inquiries and direction. The Museum is open Monday to Saturday, and two receptionists are usually rostered to work together. Operating the gift shop attached to the reception area will also be part of the role.