A montage of different volunteers: surf lifesaving, working with children, holding a possum and making phone calls

Volunteers tell their stories

Some of these volunteers have been involved in their communities since they were children. Others get involved later in life. Every volunteer has a unique story and we've captured some of them here. Every One Counts – these are real people, telling heart-warming stories about their experience of giving to the community.


Emergency response

Not just saving lives, these volunteers gain confidence and build strong friendships.

Featured stories

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Read about volunteers who care about animals, others who love swimming or simply seeing people smile.

See all volunteer stories