Volunteering with Nutrition Australia VIC/SA/TAS Division

Thank you for considering volunteering with Nutrition Australia Vic Division. We greatly appreciate volunteers who generously give their time, skills and knowledge to help us inspire healthy eating.

Volunteering with Nutrition Australia also provides you with an opportunity to expand your skills and gain valuable insight to public health nutrition.

Meet our volunteers.

Volunteers may be involved in the following types of work:

One off activities
These usually require a few hours over one or two days, and you can do as many of these shifts as you like. Includes: food preparation, recipe testing, event assistance, admin support.

Projects can be long or short term, but often require a commitment of four hours a week over a number of weeks, to achieve specific project outcomes. Projects may include research, evaluation, reviewing or writing content.

Ongoing roles (usually 14 week committment)
Generally requires volunteers who have some office administration skills &/or experience who wish to continue developing their business skills. Ongoing roles can depend upon the volunteer’s particular skills or interests and include weekly front desk shifts, mail outs, communications or acting in a general support role for our teams.

Am I eligible?

To begin volunteering with Nutrition Australia Vic Division, you’ll need the following:

  • A current National Police Check (or Working with Children Check or current teacher registration)
    We accept existing documentation if it’s no more than 12 months old. If you require a new Police Check, please complete the Expression Of Interest form below to be sent an application form which qualifies you for a discounted rate.
  • Evidence of safe food handling knowledge
    You can provide an accredited food safety course certificate or do a free short online module from the Victorian Department of Health. Visit http://dofoodsafely.health.vic.gov.au (A 100% pass rate required).
  • A valid email address and ability to access email
  • Good oral and written English comprehension skills
  • Eligiblity for a Medicare card (permanent residents) (for insurance purposes)

Please note: Nutrition Australia members are given preference for dietetic/nutrition based roles. Click here to become a member.

Volunteers are responsible for organising their own Police Check and/or Working with Children Check. Applicants may be interviewed by phone and reference checked by the supervising staff member prior to an offer of volunteer engagement.

How do I become a volunteer?

To apply for an advertised volunteer role
All available volunteer roles at Nutrition Australia Vic Division are listed here, including full role descriptions, contact details and an explanation of how to apply.

To express your interest in volunteering
If there are no suitable roles advertised, you can complete the Expression of Interest form below to be notified of new volunteering opportunities as they arise.

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Volunteering expression of interest

Please tell us about any other experience or skills you have that may be of benefit to Nutrition Australia.