VU Vollies volunteering program

Become a VU Vollie

The Vollies Program gives you the opportunity to participate in numerous volunteering opportunities within the university and wider community.

The Vollies program provides students with volunteering opportunities on campus and in the local community throughout the year. 

Join our Vollies program to:

  • make new friends
  • develop both personally and professionally
  • broaden your network
  • learn new skills
  • have a positive impact on VU and the broader community
  • receive recognition of your participation on your VU Extra Transcript.

How to become a Vollie

Read instructions on how to get a free volunteering WWCC (PDF, 876.75 KB)


Through training and volunteering opportunities, you will: 

  • develop useful professional and interpersonal skills, such as problem solving, decision making and the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively
  • expand your network by meeting students and staff from different campuses and organisations
  • have the opportunity to receive rewards and recognition for your work
  • use your Vollies hours to earn Leadership Points for the LEAD program
  • be able to include the Vollies program on your VU Extra transcript once you volunteer for more than 30 hours
  • volunteer at V4U Day, VU's award-winning community volunteering day. 


Vollies help Student Life and other departments deliver amazing events throughout the year, including O-Fest (orientation)Student Leadership Conference, and V4U Day.

Vollies can assist with a range of tasks, including:

  • welcoming event attendees 
  • promoting university activities
  • setting up and delivering events
  • leading campus tours
  • answering general queries
  • serving food
  • general event day duties.

Vollies also assist in the delivery of various events in the local community.