Volunteer with community

Volunteering is a wonderful way to contribute to your community.

Many of the organisations listed on this page offer training and often experience is not required


The Byron Community Centre is a not-for-profit community organisation. It has over 300 volunteers.

The Byron Community Centre offers a platform called the Volunteer Hub. This hub matches volunteers' interests and skills with community organisations that need their help. 

If you want to volunteer, this is a great place to start looking. 

Council partners with many groups to support sustainability and environmental projects.

Brunswick Valley Landcare

Brunswick Valley Landcare (BVL) is a volunteer organisation focused on natural resource management in the Byron Shire. They run community projects and support 32 local Landcare groups across the Shire.

For more information visit the Brunswick Valley Landcare website or call the Landcare Community Support Officer on 02 6626 7028.

Positive Change for Marine Life

Positive Change for Marine Life focuses on projects that benefit the sea.

Visit the Positive Change for Marine Life website to learn more.

Zero Emissions Byron

Zero Emissions Byron's goal is to help Byron Shire reach reduce emissions to net-zero by 2025.

Visit the Zero Emissions Byron website to learn more.

Community-Owned Renewable Energy Mullumbimby (COREM)

COREM is a community group who aims to creating 100% community-owned renewable energy for Mullumbimby.

Visit the COREM website to learn more.

Byron Community Centre

The Byron Community Centre is a not-for-profit organisation run with the help of 300+ volunteers.  

The Byron Community Centre building is home to:

  • Byron Markets office
  • Byron Theatre 
  • Community Projects office
  • Byron Shire Volunteering
  • Bay FM 

Mullumbimby & District Neighbourhood Centre 

Mullumbimby & District Neighbourhood Centre is a not-for-profit community organisation. It provides community support to people in Mullumbimby and area.

The types of volunteer work available at the Centre include:

  • More than a Meal Volunteer
  • Community Support Assistant
  • Food Recovery Sorting Team Member
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Cleaner
  • Event volunteer
  • Activity Leader
  • Computer Support Volunteers

Byron Youth Service

Byron Youth Service (BYS) is a not-for-profit charity which provides services for young people between the ages of 12-24 years. BYS operates both the Byron Youth Activity Centre (YAC) in Byron Bay and The Cottage in Mullumbimby.

BYS provides volunteer opportunities for young people between 18-25 years of age.

There are libraries at Brunswick Heads, Byron Bay and Mullumbimby. 

You can volunteer with Friends of Libraries to:

  • Get involved in local literary and cultural events
  • Be social and meet new people
  • Be involved in building a community you can be proud of

For more information visit the Friends of Libraries Byron Shire website.


There are Visitor Information Centres at Brunswick Heads and Byron Bay. 

Volunteering with Visitor Information Centres is a great way for you to share your passion for our local towns and amazing natural environment. You can help guide visitors towards an enjoyable, respectful and sustainable visit to the Byron Shire. 

For more information visit: