Being a volunteer is a great way to get involved and support the Shrine

The Shrine has over 100 volunteers who assist with a range of tasks including:

  • talking with visitors
  • helping visitors understand more about the Shrine and its purpose
  • leading community tours
  • administrative tasks
  • assisting with research
  • education program delivery
  • school holiday program delivery

A typical day for a Shrine volunteer could include any combination of the activities listed above.

Shrine volunteers take part in regular training and development opportunities.

For further information see:

If you are interested in becoming a Shrine volunteer, we'd be delighted to hear from you. Please email Recruitment opens in June 2021.

Benefits of Volunteering

Giving back to the community is a great feeling. Shrine Volunteers support the Shrine's mission of engaging all Victorians in commemoration through reflection, ceremony, education and learning. There are also many benefits associated with being a volunteer. These include:

  • developing new skills and knowledge
  • meeting a diverse range of people, including staff, other volunteers and visitors
  • supporting commemorative activities including Anzac Day, Remembrance Day, Legacy Day and Battle for Australia Day
  • an opportunity to personalise our visitor's experience through your interactions
  • discounted tickets and invitations to attend Shrine public programs and events.
  • recognition of milestone years of service

The Shrine is committed to an ongoing, relevant, high-quality Volunteer Program. The Shrine adheres to the National Standards for Volunteer Involvement.

Reviewed 11 May 2021

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