With the support and dedication of hundreds of volunteers across the state, WA PCYC is able to maintain its high level of engagement with the youth of Western Australia.
Volunteering for PCYC is a rich and rewarding experience. For many, volunteering is a chance to utilise skills and experience in order to make a difference to the lives of youth at risk and in the local community.
Our WA PCYC centres are always on the look-out for volunteers to assist in the delivery of services. Volunteers allow us to strengthen and add value to the quality of our diversionary programs and recreational activities that we offer to youth at risk and the Western Australian community.
Volunteers are involved in a range of WA PCYC activities including:
Community Programs and Services
Kitchen / Canteen Assistants
Blue Light Youth Activity / Disco Supervisors
Local Committee Members
Data Entry Assistants
Maintenance and Upkeep
Sport and Community Recreation
Umpires / Referees
Fundraising / Collection Assistants
Student Placements & Internship Programs
WA PCYC hosts university students for volunteer placements, internships, project work and work experience. Students studying within various disciplines, including social sciences, psychology and marketing are encouraged to consider WA PCYC for future placements and project work.
In some instances our volunteers may be required to obtain a National Police Clearance and/or a Working with Children Check and WA PCYC will provide support where applicable.
Become a Volunteer
Our centres are always on the lookout for talented and passionate volunteers to help deliver activities and services. Volunteers help to reduce our ongoing staff costs, meaning we can use more of our funds directly to where they are needed most – to help our most vulnerable and disadvantaged members.
The popular Carnarvon PCYC Full Throttle program has finished after a very successful year in 2017. The program focuses on the restoration of old, damaged bicycles, engaging young people in a safe environment Youth were encouraged to complete two bicycles each, the first which would be gifted to a member…
Northam’s popular Night Hoops program has finished up for the year, and has had some amazing results, highlighting that Community programs really make a difference and youth engagement works. The program was said to have reduced Crime in Northam, with Nick Jacobs, WA Police Crime Intervention Officer, telling The Avon…
Staff, family and community members all came together to celebrate the achievements of students who participated in the Gosnells PCYC Stepping Stones program for 2017, with students receiving a certificate for their participation and hard work. Gosnells Project Stepping Stones is a joint venture between Gosnells PCYC, Centacare Employment and…