Volunteer

Millions of Australians make a difference in their local community by volunteering each year.

As a volunteer, you can build new skills, meet new people and add variety to your work experience. You can also enjoy working for something that interests you or help to create change in areas that are important to you.

Mayes Cottage volunteers

We need more volunteers to help at Mayes Cottage. Mayes Cottage was built by the Mayes family, who they lived in the house for over 100 years. The cottage is an important part of Logan’s history. As a volunteer, you will guide visitors through Mayes Cottage and teach visitors about the historical house. You’ll be able to work with children, families and seniors. Entry to Mayes Cottage is free and it’s open from 10:30am to 4:00pm every Thursday to Saturday. We are looking for volunteers of all ages. Volunteers usually work for three hours, one day a week.

For more information on volunteering at Mayes Cottage, please email mayes@logan.qld.gov.au.

Logan Art Gallery volunteers

Our art gallery volunteers assist in many duties, including reception, assisting with public programs and installing exhibitions. Volunteers over the age of 16 are welcome. For more information see Art Gallery volunteers.  

Park volunteers program

Park volunteers work in our parks and reserves to improve our bushland and trail networks.

For more information, please see Park volunteers.

Community Centres volunteers

Volunteering gives you a sense of belonging. It's a great way to make new friends and give back to your community. We are looking for energetic people willing to volunteer their time, knowledge and skills.

If you'd like to become a member of our valued team, please see Community Centres for available positions.

Logan City Council Libraries volunteers

Our libraries welcome volunteers. 

For more information, please contact the Regional or Digital Services Librarian at your closest Logan City Council Library.

Page turner volunteers

Volunteers can help develop literacy by listening to children read. This is an after-school program held at Beenleigh, Logan Central, Logan West and Marsden libraries.

Volunteers can make a difference by giving as little as one hour per week.

Library staff will oversee all volunteers. Volunteers will need to have or be able to apply for a blue card.

For more information, please email us at libraryvolunteer@logan.qld.gov.au.

Homework help volunteers

Volunteers can assist library staff in providing homework help to school students. This is an after-school program held at Beenleigh, Logan Central and Marsden libraries.

Volunteers can make a difference by giving as little as two hours per week.

Volunteers will need to have or be able to apply for a blue card. Preference is for a background in teaching, or study towards becoming a teacher.

For more information, please email us at libraryvolunteer@logan.qld.gov.au.

Adult literacy volunteers

Volunteers can tutor community members to improve their reading, writing or speaking skills. Volunteers help develop these skills through one-on-one tutoring sessions. Sessions are run within a library, during opening hours.

 Our library staff will arrange session times to suit the tutor and client. We will also give tutors support and access to learning materials. Volunteers can make a difference by giving two hours per week.

Previous experience in teaching and / or tutoring is required. A high level of commitment to the tutoring sessions is essential.

For more information, please email us at libraryvolunteer@logan.qld.gov.au.