Volunteer - Mary MacKillop Today


Mary MacKillop statue at Mary MacKillop ChapelFrom time-to-time we need the help of dedicated volunteers to assist with various jobs including: assisting at functions, Speaking at your local Parish, collecting and sorting stamps, or helping out at appeal time each year.

You can also volunteer by  engaging your local parish, school or community with the following fundraising initiatives:

  • Garage sale or book sale

  • Handicrafts stall

  • High tea at your local parish or community group

  • Trivia night

  • Cricket day

  • Open garden

  • Presentation at your local nursing home

  • School fun-run

  • Cake stall

Steps to success:

  • Let us know your event time & date by emailing us at: [email protected]

  • Gain permission in writing from all groups you are dealing with

  • Check your state’s fundraising legislation and any permits or insurances required – Mary MacKillop Today office can provide public liability insurance for some events

  • Set a target, location and date

  • Ask volunteers to help, borrow equipment where possible and hold functions in free venues

  • Get your friends on board – friends and neighbours are often willing and able to help

  • Get the word out – make sure you tell as many people as possible – word of mouth and digital media are great ways of building a successful event.

  • Let us know about how your small event is progressing at [email protected]

  • Collecting the funds and contact us by telephone on 02 8912 2777 or email [email protected]

  • We can add your stories of support on our website blog.

To inquire about becoming a volunteer please contact our office on 02 8912 2777 or email: [email protected].