If you’ve got time and skills to share, you can do a lot of good here for people in need of a helping hand.

How to get started


Contact Open House via any of the following channels:

  • Online expression of Interest Form
  • Call us directly on (03) 9450 7600


Our volunteer coordinator will contact you and arrange an interview to discuss what volunteer opportunities are available that match your interests, skills, and availability. They’ll also ask you to complete the necessary paperwork, including a police check application.


On successfully completing the above, you will be invited to attend necessary training. Once you finish your training, you’re finally ready to commence your new role.

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Become an Open House Volunteer

If you have a talent for art & craft, backyard sports, cooking, gardening, woodwork, maintenance or hobbies that you would like to share —and have a passion for improving and enriching the lives of others, then Open House is the place for you.

Our Mission

It is paramount that volunteers are involved and contribute to each aspect of our community. The health and growth of Open House lies within the hearts of its people and their commitment to give their time and gifts, working together and united in our God-inspired mission.

How you can help

Open House is currently in need of volunteers for the following programs:

Youth Program

  • Team member to help run Backyard Sports in local parks
  • Team member with knowledge of bike maintenance to join the Bike Hut team.
  • Team member with carpentry and handyman skills for the Youth Workshop Mentoring program

Adult Program

  • Team member to assist with cooking and food preparation for Tuesday night meals.

Community Garden

  • Team members required with a keen interest in gardening to join our on-site Community Garden Club.


  • Team member to assist with Welcome Centre Café and Drop in Centre
  • Team members required to assist with running community events

Become Part of the Open House Family Today

Whether you’re looking to extend a helping hand or need support, friendship, a new hobby, or just a place to feel safe and heard, you’re welcome here.