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Congratulations to Ro who won a free 12 month VNQ membership for her organisation, Connecting Rainbows. Ro won the Name our Newsletter Competition held at our National Volunteer Day celebrations on 12 May 2016. 

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Watch this space for the launch of our quarterly newsletter, coming soon!



Volunteering North Queensland (VNQ) is the volunteering referral and community resource centre for North Queensland. A not-for-profit organisation, VNQ connects and promotes volunteers and our members, to help strengthen communities. Our members are mainly not-for-profit organisations, large and small, across all sectors. We also work with government and corporate organisations.


Want to volunteer?

To find out more about volunteering, visit our Volunteers page or click the search button to view and register with VNQ for volunteer positions. VNQ will contact you to arrange a meeting with one of our Referral Officers.

Want to become a member?

VNQ offers memberships to both individuals and organisations. For more details and how to join, visit the Members page or contact us on (07) 4725 5990.


The Garbutt Community Centre is holding a family event on Saturday 28 May 2016 and URGENTLY requires the following volunteers:

  • Volunteer with current 1st aid certificate to deal with any medical issues.
  • People to assist with preparing burgers.
  • Child Safety Blue Card holders to circulate and ensure children are safe.

Contact 4779 7268 or or call us at VNQ on 4725 5990 for more information.


Be part of an International Music Festival involving classical musicians from all over the world. The concerts run from 29 July to 6 August. Volunteer drivers, administration assistants and concert ushers are required. Shifts are 8 am-2 pm; 1 pm-6 pm; and 5 pm-11 pm and are negotiable. Volunteers for this event are able to attend performances free of charge and can also interact with the performing artists.

Contact VNQ on (07) 4725 5990 or Bill on 0438 694 827.


An Education Officer is urgently required for a Museum. The position involves the development of educational programs relating to museum displays to be made available to local teachers. It would be suitable for a retired teacher or someone with knowledge of the National Curriculum.


Click on the PDF for the job ad. Applications close 31 May 2016.

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