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One of the best ways to meet people and feel more connected to the local community is to volunteer while you study in Perth.

If you would like to give your time to the local community while doing something fun and meaningful, you should consider volunteering at one of Perth’s many charitable organisations or community programs.

Volunteering provides you with new opportunities, many of which will help you learn about yourself and others, while offering pathways to future career opportunities. Having volunteer experience on your resume or transcript can also make you a stronger candidate when applying for jobs.

Many of Perth's education institutions have strong ties to local and national charities. Why not find out about volunteer groups and programs at your university or college? Below are some ways you can look into volunteer programs while you study.

No matter where you are studying in Perth, Volunteering WA can help you connect with a variety of community organisations for short-term or long-term volunteer opportunities. They can help you find a worthy organisation that aligns with your studies and interests, helping you get the most out of your volunteering experience.

Find out more on their website.

Each of Perth's universities has an established volunteering program, where you can register to volunteer on and off-campus , with some universities even offering to recognise your volunteering activities on your academic transcript.

See each of the university volunteer programs below:

The Rotaract Club of Perth is a community service and professional development organisation for students and young professionals aged 18 years old and above. Our members include a diverse range of individuals passionate about giving back to the community, connecting with like-minded people and building important transferrable skills. We participate in a range of events including sandwich making for the homeless, toothbrush packing for the Kimberley, charity dinners, annual charity ball and professional development events.

Connect with us on socials or visit our website to find out how you can get involved. Rotaract Club of Perth warmly welcomes all international students!

Facebook: RotaractClubOfPerth

Instagram: @rotaractperth



The Board of International Students Western Australia (BISWA) is looking to fill various volunteer positions at their organisation.
Recently formed by veteran and current student leaders, BISWA is an organisation that aims to unite international students who are studying in different institutions and advocate on their behalf.
Express your interest by filling out this form.
For more information, contact the CEO of BISWA at