Volunteering is a great way to add substance to your resume and give back to the community. Employers really value not only the skills and experience you have gained through volunteering, but also your altruistic spirit.

Volunteer Connect

Enrich your university experience and achieve your personal goals by taking part in student volunteering today.

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Log into UniSA Career Services's CareerHub with your regular student details to check out even more volunteering position opportunities.


Hear from student volunteers on their experience engaging with the community and how it has helped them learn new skills.

Good news stories

These uplifting experiences will motivate you to make a difference through volunteering.

Other volunteering opportunities

Student Ambassador Program

This program provides selected UniSA students with the opportunity to participate in UniSA's representational activities.

Applications will open again in early 2021.


The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience gives UniSA students the opportunity to mentor Indigenous high school students, helping them to finish school at the same rate as every Australian child.


New students are matched with current UniSA students from their Division and/or program who understand what it’s like to be a new student at UniSA.

Study Help PALS

Study Help PALS are current students who have undergone training, working closely with the Learning Adviser team, to provide friendly, informal study support at ‘drop-in’ sessions.

The Samstag Museum

This is one of the UniSA’s leading creative centres. Volunteering opportunities include tour guide, manning the welcome desk and giving student feedback.

Bright Futures

The aim of the organisation is to help students prepare for and develop their future careers by linking them with industry professionals.

UniSA Connect

Volunteers with UniSA Connect facilitate interactive workshops at Mawson Lakes Campus to promote STEM programs to secondary (year 10-12) students as pathways to a career.

UniSA Sport

There are a number of volunteer opportunities with UniSA Sport through sporting clubs, events and facilities. Check out the UniSA Sport website for further details.


UniSA's Student Association looks after clubs and their members, with degree-related clubs, religious clubs, political clubs, cultural clubs, regional clubs and more.

Internships and Placements

An internship or placement is a great way to further your study objectives and outcomes through real-world work experience in the not-for-profit sector, and will help you to develop soft skills that will be valuable for any workplace in the future. Find out more on the Career Services site.

Academic Student Representative Program

An ASR encourages student engagement by representing and communicating the views of their fellow students with the aim of improving the quality and experience of learning and teaching.

G'Day Mates

G’Day Mates is a diverse team of student volunteers who assist international students to enjoy life in Adelaide through a range of workshops and community activities or events. The program is a great way to make new friends and develop cross-cultural communication and leadership skills.

Need further assistance?

Contact Campus Central

Your one-stop-shop for student services. UniSA general enquiries: 1300 301 703.