Volunteer Requirements

Volunteer Requirements

Individuals, couples and families, with or without children, are all welcome to volunteer.

Age limitations vary among Interchange agencies so contact your nearest agency for details.

The suitability of prospective volunteers is assessed by staff at each Interchange agency. The screening process generally includes:

  • interviews
  • police check
  • Working with Children Check
  • reference checks
  • health checks
  • home visits (Host Program volunteers only)

Previous experience in caring for a child or young person with a disability is not required as free training and ongoing support is provided.

VolunteersĀ are covered by insurance while they are volunteering with Interchange agencies.