Volunteer

Do you have time, skills and expertise to share?

Without our amazing volunteers we simply couldn’t do what we do!

 From helping at our community and fundraising events and lending a hand with day-to day activities in our offices, it’s true to say that volunteers are involved across the whole Foundation.

 If you’re interested in volunteering with us, as an individual or with your colleagues, please complete the form below and we’ll be in touch.

 These are just some of the ways you could get involved:

  • Peer 2 Peer Events including City2Surf, Blackmores Running Festival, Bob ‘Tug’ Walk for Kids with Cancer
  • Working at Gala dinners as Table hosts, selling raffle tickets, taking donations
  • Helping to set up and pack down at various events
  • Packing sample bags and organising prizes
  • Selling merchandise at train stations and shopping centres
  • Christmas gift wrapping stations
  • Admin and reception support

Get in touch

If you'd like to express your interest in volunteering with the Foundation please complete the form below and we'll be in touch with you shortly. If you’d like to volunteer at the Hospital please contact them direct.

Get in touch

If you'd like to express your interest in volunteering with the Foundation please complete the form below and we'll be in touch with you shortly.









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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

We have so many events over all our sites in 2020 below is a few we are recruiting for now! If you are not available do not be disappointed we will have some exciting events coming soon!!! Please complete your details either way!!

OR if you were looking for in hospital volunteering please apply at https://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/supporters-and-volunteers

Event Date & Shift Times Location Description
Future Gala Balls Ongoing Many different venues around Sydney

Volunteers must have:

  • excellent communication skills
  • be confident and bubby personality to approach guests and collect electronic donations
  • ability to use IPADs to sell raffle tickets and auction spotting
  • must be well presented and own:
    • women to wear knee length cocktail dress
    • men to wear black suit white shirt and black tie

volunteers will be contacted when future balls and gala dinners are booked

Bandaged Bear Mascot and minders  ONGOING Multiple Events and appearances over year

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer mascot for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead at various events throughout the year? Are you interested in becoming a volunteer mascot for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead at various events throughout the year?

In order to qualify for this position, you MUST be approximately 1.65 – 1.75m and between 55 – 90kgs to fit the suit correctly. You MUST also be over 18 years of age. Please do not apply if you fall outside these parameters.

If this sounds like you, please read the information below to see if this you;

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The Bandaged Bear lives at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. He had a minor accident, he fell out of a tree whilst collecting honey. The doctors are looking after him and he is getting better. He comes out to visit the children in the Hospital to cheer them up.

The Bandaged Bear is gentle, polite, but also a little shy. His movements are generally quite slow. He is very safety conscious and loves children.
The Bandaged Bear makes appearances at functions or special events for The Children's Hospital, for groups fundraising on behalf of the Hospital, or sponsors of Hospital events.

Performing as The Bandaged Bear
The bear must behave in a most appropriate manner at all times. Please remember that “The Bear” is representing The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

UNSW ARC Gala Ball 12th June 2020 
6:30pm to midnight
Roundhouse Main room - UNSW

Volunteers will need to us Eftpos machine for collecting the donations, raffle, auction items. Volunteers need to be well presented and confident to talk to people at a black tie event and collect donations from them.

"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world."

– Dr Seuss

Sydney Children's Hospitals Foundation raises funds for Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick , The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Bear Cottage, the Newborn and Paediatric Emergency Transport Service (NETS NSW) and Kids Research