The Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Award

Volunteer organisations

Volunteering Tasmania
Tasmania's peak body for volunteering. Includes Volunteer Connect, a central database that lists volunteer vacancies and opportunities.

Volunteering Australia
National peak body for volunteering. Includes information about best practice, news and events, and policies.

The BookEnd Trust
Provides scholarships to UTAS students for projects that educate schools and the public about environmental issues.

The Community Friends & Network Program
Supports 'new to town' students by connecting them with Tasmanian people and networks.

The Wilderness Society
A community-based environmental protection organisation. Opportunities for volunteering may include assisting with stalls, events, administration, newsletters and IT.

Australian Red Cross
Humanitarian support to vulnerable people and communities. Offer a broad range of volunteer opportunities, including helping out in a Red Cross retail shop, friendship programs in aged care, and breakfast clubs in schools.

Centacare Tasmania
Contact point for the Integrated Humanitarian Support Service (IHSS), which assists with support of newly-arrived humanitarian entrants.

The Migrant Resource Centre
Contact point for the IHSS program for the north, as well as other volunteer opportunities.

Woodbridge Discovery Centre
Students of all ages use the centre to learn about, discover and care for the marine environment. Volunteer opportunities available working with school students, live marine species and organising educational science-based activities.

Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal
Official fundraising entity supporting Australia's response to the threat of Devil Facial Tumour Disease. Volunteer opportunities include involvement in fundraising activities, and writing and compiling a media story bank.

Sustainable Living Tasmania
Volunteer opportunities to assist in helping Tasmanians find practical pathways to sustainability.

Oaktree Foundation - Generate
A volunteering program for young activists and leaders searching to realise their vision of a different world. Empowering young people, the Generate program takes first-time volunteers and exposes them to the aid and development sector, providing them with the skills necessary to become dedicated and effective agents of change. 

Tasmanian Sail Training Association
Provides members and the public of Tasmania with the opportunity to interact with a part of Tasmania's maritime history. The association maintains and operates the Tall Ship the Lady Nelson, which is berthed at Elizabeth Street Pier.

Welcome to Australia
Welcome to Australia exists to help everyday Australians cultivate a culture of welcome in their local community.  Volunteers needed to help co-ordinate and develop national and regional projects, and also help in marketing, communications and media.

LINC Tasmania
LINC Tasmania recruit and manage volunteers to provide services in libraries, Tasmanian Archives & Heritage, online access centres and literacy services. 

VGen is World Vision Australia's youth movement and advocates for those living in impoverished communities.  

Southern Coastcare Association of Tasmania
Find out how you can volunteer to help protect your local beach, have fun, and get some great skills and experience.

Conservation Volunteers Australia
Bringing people together in the environment.

Community Sports Link Program
Community Sports-Link is a fun and friendly recreational sports program designed specifically for children and adults with an intellectual disability. 

City Baptist Church - Drop in Centre
To show Christ's love to those in need by providing supper and breakfast, friendship, and overnight accommodation.

Tasmanian University Union (TUU)
The TUU is the official student organisation of the University, created with the intention of promoting the intellectual, material, social, cultural and sporting life of the students and matters incidental and conducive thereto.

Community Care NESB Inc.
The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) is a national program funded by the Australian Government and auspiced through Community Care NESB Inc. that provides companionship to socially or culturally isolated people living in Australian Government-subsidised aged care homes. A Community Visitor is a volunteer who is matched with a resident of an aged care home, and visits them regularly. To become a CVS volunteer you will need a current National Police Certificate and attend an Orientation Program before being matched with a resident.