Volunteer Application Form

­­­­­­­­Volunteering is a great way for young people to use their enthusiasm and great ideas, and to get involved in the community. Volunteering with the drum can build confidence, build new skills and networks and get practical experience in a work place. The drum also knows that having young people from diverse backgrounds volunteer with us provides can provide important role modelling for other young people.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the drum youth services

All volunteer applications are reviewed with consideration of current volunteer opportunities. Your completed form will be held securely and confidentially. The information you provide will be stored in confidence under Commonwealth and State Governments Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Information Privacy Principles. Only authorized staff will have access to your information.

If you have any queries when completing this application form, please phone 03 9663 6733 or e-mail youthservices@ds.org.au

Volunteer Application Form

Personal details

Postal Address:
Telephone (home):

Your Skills and Interests

Have you done any voluntary work before? YesNo
If you answered yes, please tell us a little about the experience:
Why do you want to volunteer now? What has motivated you to get in touch with us?
Do you have any particular skills or qualities that you could use in your voluntary work?
What kind of voluntary work interests you?

On goingTerm baseAfter school activitiesProject based initiativesOnce off (working group, event)Other (please give an example)
What part of our organisation do you want to volunteer?
When are you available for voluntary work? Totally Flexible OR:

How long do you intend to volunteer for?

How did you find out about volunteering with the drum youth services?

Information / Outreach meetingdrummond street services WebsiteLeaflet / PosterWord of MouthYour place of studydrummond street staff memberMedia Radio/Television/NewspaperInternetOther

The name of the website where you found about us:

Referees & Checks

Please provide 2 referees who have known you for at least 12 months and can speak about your character in regards to your previous experience with work, studying or volunteer background. You will also be required to complete a 100 point identification check prior to commencing your volunteer work (Working With Children Check and Police check).

Referee #1
Referee #2
Is there any additional information you would like to bring to our attention?
By submitting this questionnaire, I declare that the information I have provided is true. Yes