We couldn’t do what we do, without people like you!

At Variety – the Children’s Charity, volunteers are the backbone of our organisation. We couldn’t run our events or raise anywhere near as much money as we do, without their hard work and dedication.

If you’ve ever thought about donating your time to a worthy cause, then look no further than our Volunteering Program. Whether you’re a member of the community, looking to help out at night or on weekends, or part of a corporate team looking to engage your staff through corporate social responsibility initiatives, there are so many ways to get involved with Variety!

Current Opportunities

Click here to apply volunteer at the Variety Kids Xmas Party

IT’S TIME TO DECK THE HALLS! After 2 long years, IT IS BACK!

The Variety Kids Xmas Party has proudly been sharing the joy and wonder of Christmas with kids of all abilities since 1986. By providing a safe, inclusive environment, 5000 kids who are living with disability, disadvantage or illness can feel free to be themselves and celebrate Christmas with their families without fear of judgement or exclusion. Each child gets an exciting Christmas present on their way out of the party – for some of these children, this can be the only gift they get for Christmas.

Come along to what could be Variety Victoria’s biggest and best children’s event of the year! Adorn yourself in all things Christmas, join in on the fun & spread that holiday cheer!

Please note: You MUST hold a valid Working with Children Check to be approved for an opportunity at this event. 


Why volunteer?

Volunteers are happier, healthier and sleep better than those who don’t volunteer*

*Volunteering Australia

95% of volunteers say that volunteering is related to feelings of wellbeing*

*Volunteering Australia

96% of volunteers say that it “makes people happier”*

*Volunteering Australia

Volunteers contribute about $25.4 billion to the Australian economy*

*Estimated by Dr Lisel O’Dwyer (University of Adelaide) in 2010

Keen to get involved?

Do you have questions about volunteering with us?
Visit our FAQ page!

Need more information?

Join the Variety VIC Volunteering Program today! If you’d like to be part of our volunteering team click the apply button above, or get in touch with our team by emailing [email protected] or call the Variety VIC office on 03 8698 3900.

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