Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre (BVRC) is the lead agency for volunteering in Central Victoria. It provides vital links for resourcing, supporting and connecting volunteers and Volunteer Involving Organisations across the region.

BVRC fosters effective volunteering by:

  • Mentoring & linking volunteers to meaningful volunteer roles with local community organisations
  • Training volunteers; (Step into Volunteering sessions)
  • Promoting best practice volunteering
  • Supporting and mentoring volunteer managers; (Bendigo Volunteer Network & Skilled Volunteer Team)

There is no such thing as a typical volunteer. Anyone can volunteer and it really does make you a better person as well as making your community an even better place to live.

We welcome all volunteering enquiries including:

  • Event Volunteering (support your community events)
  • Skilled or Project Volunteering and Mentoring Opportunities
  • Formal volunteering in volunteer managed programs
  • Youth Volunteering
  • Corporate Volunteering
  • Spontaneous Volunteering

Get in touch

Volunteer Hub Team

The Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre team is devoted to making a positive change to both individuals lives and organisations.

Led by Manager Helen Yorston, our friendly team of professionals from a variety of backgrounds have a wide range of specialised skills and knowledge. With their combined knowledge and experience, our team are dedicated to helping people, not-for-profit organisations, and our community with everything volunteering related.

Our team are committed to the Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre’s vision of “building vibrant resourceful communities through volunteering”, and strive to “promote, facilitate, support, and celebrate volunteering across Greater Bendigo.”

So come in and visit us at the Bendigo Library (Hargreaves Street Entrance). We are open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm or call our friendly team on (03) 5441 1404 or email us at

The Volunteer Hub Team enjoy site visits to other not-for-profit organisations in the Greater Bendigo Community. The below photo was captured in our most recent visit to Peppergreen Farm, where we spent much time learning about the organisation and exploring what they have to offer. A special thank you to Peppergreen Farm for hosting our visit.

Members of the Volunteer Hub Team smile and laugh at the camera while gathered for a social occasion.