Getting involved

Taking Action

Looking to get involved in Palliative Care volunteering? Use the steps below to help you get started.


Find your local Palliative Care Volunteer service and ask about opportunities to volunteer.

Find a Volunteer Service

Download and read Palliative Care: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW.

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If you are a Manager of Volunteers – contact us about joining the NSW Network of Managers of Palliative Care Volunteer Services.

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Subscribe to our monthly eNews and receive the latest Palliative Care news and events.

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Look out for our biennial Palliative Care Volunteer Conferences. Volunteers are most welcome to attend.

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Who can volunteer?

Who can volunteer?

Everyone is welcome to volunteer with Palliative Care. Our volunteers come from diverse backgrounds, from those working in trades, transport and sales, nursing, social work, medicine, law, hairdressing, administration, welfare work, training and education. They might be employed, unemployed, students or retirees. Keep the following in mind when considering to volunteers:

  • Generally over the age of 18
  • No formal qualifications or experiences required
  • Life experience and compassion are enormously beneficial

Become a member of Palliative Care NSW

Palliative Care New South Wales is the peak body in NSW representing palliative care providers and those with an interest in palliative care. Palliative Care New South Wales is a member of the national peak body Palliative Care Australia.

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Special member rate available for volunteers.

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