Volunteer with Us

Volunteering connects you with your community. The simple act of offering your skills and enthusiasm through volunteering at Melba will positively impact the lives of others, as well as your own.

You might be surprised at the diversity of things that people we support do every day! Activities include gardening, outings, cooking, enjoying music, swimming and talking on the radio, just to name a few.

Everyone brings a unique perspective and set of skills that together, can make a genuine difference to the people we support.

Opportunities and Services you can Volunteer with:

Community Connections

Operating from Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm, Community Connections supports people to achieve what they want out of their lives.

Community Living Support Services

Supported accommodation services for adults across Mooroolbark, Lilydale and Mount Evelyn.

Individualised Support Arrangements

Melba‘s Individualised Support Arrangements (ISA) enables individuals with a disability to determine for themselves the lifestyle, activities and relationships they wish to pursue.

Social Enterprises

Melba operates two social enterprises providing employment opportunities to a number of people, with a range of skills;Able Bake House and Yarra Ranges In a Box.

Behind the scenes

From office administration to gardening, committees, etc.


A variety of projects available.

As a volunteer, you will receive advice and guidance from our very experienced support staff.

Whether you are interested in providing support directly with someone or would like to volunteer in other ways we are sure we can find a place for you where your skills will fit right in!

Corporate volunteering

Over our 40 year history, Melba has received invaluable corporate support, including assistance on group projects such as building and garden maintenance. We have also received innovative assistance with advocacy support on a very individual level.

Through volunteering at Melba, businesses invest in their communities and add to their own social capital. And, of course, it makes a significant difference to the lives of the people we support!

We can tailor corporate volunteering projects to suit your needs.

Contact: Kirsten Filmer, Executive Office Manager - 9212 0104