Volunteer with Us

Connect with your community, meet like-minded people and help others by volunteering with Council. 

Council offers a variety of services, events and programs that are fulfilled with the generosity of volunteers who offer their time and skill. Below is an overview of current and ongoing volunteering opportunities, as well as openings to be on the look out for.

Volunteer Opportunities with Council


Help care for our local bushlands by becoming a bushcare volunteer in City of Ryde. You will assist us with the management of our natural areas, mainly on public land, while using bush regeneration techniques and practices. It is a great way to become familiar with the local area, learn about native plants, get fit and meet new people. Bushcare encompasses a wide variety of activities from plant identification to fauna observation and water quality testing.

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Council runs a range of fun and festive events that bring our local community together. One of the biggest events is the annual Granny Smith Festival held in October. Our events offer a variety of runs varying from helping at event booths through to event set-up. Complete an expression of interest form below to be notified about volunteering opportunities with our Events team.

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City of Ryde Libraries offer a variety of services and programs for the local community, including Justices of the Peace Services, Storytime and Rhymetime sessions for children, English Conversation Classes and more. Volunteers are often needed to help make these services available. Click the button below to find out more about our Libraries' volunteering roles and submit your Expression of Interest.

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Community Services

Council is supporting inclusive volunteering by creating opportunities for people with disability to get involved with their local community.

Registered volunteers with disability will have the chance to contribute and actively participate in volunteering activities at Council events such as Seniors Festival, Youth Week, MOvember, 16 Days of Activism, Social Inclusion Week and International Day of People with Disability and many more.

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