Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre

The Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre (CVRC) is a place where volunteers and volunteer agencies can connect. The CVRC provides information and support for individuals and community organisations. The CVRC is located at the Cockburn Seniors Centre.

The Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre (CVRC) works as a hub for local volunteers and volunteer agencies and provides a link between people in the community.

Information for individual volunteers

The Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre can help you:

  • Find out about what positions are available and with which organisation
  • Register on the City's confidential volunteer database
  • Develop a profile to custom match to suitable volunteer opportunities
  • Access resources, training and information on volunteering.

Visit current volunteering opportunities for a list of current positions available.

Information for community organisations

The Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre can help you:

  • Find the best volunteer for the job
  • Register volunteer positions/opportunities on the City's confidential database
  • Access information, resources, training and advice
  • Benefit from increased organisational visibility
  • Access the CVRC resource space and printing facility
  • Participate in the City's volunteer management network.

 To connect with CVRC, complete a membership application form under Related Documents below, and return to us.

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community. Volunteers make a difference to people's lives and the community. By volunteering, you don't just help others, you also receive benefits including:

  • Supporting a cause and making a difference
  • Developing new skills
  • Meeting new people
  • Building self-esteem and confidence
  • Gaining experience
  • Being active and improve health
  • Challenging yourself
  • Trying something new
  • Being part of a team
  • Having fun!  

Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre opening hours

The Volunteer Resource Centre is located at the Seniors Centre unless noted otherwise.

  • Monday 9am-7pm
  • Tuesday 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday 9am-5pm
  • Thursday 10am-12pm at Success library; 1pm-5pm at Cockburn Seniors Centre
  • Late night hours (by appointment only) Mondays 5pm-7pm.

Drop-in/resources space hours

Volunteers and organisations can drop in freely without an appointment at the following times and days:

  • Monday 3pm-5pm
  • Tuesday 3pm-5pm.

Please note that all other times require an appointment.

More information and contact

Please contact the Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre for more information or to get involved on 08 9411 3444 or at You can visit the Cockburn Volunteer Resource Centre at the times listed above at the Seniors Centre at 9 Coleville Crescent in Spearwood.

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

Po Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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