RAW are always looking for volunteers who would like to assist us in supporting individuals, families and communities through tough times. We love inviting Mates of RAW to our events, where they can mingle with our team of Reach Out Coordinators and find out more about what we do, and how we do it.

How can you help?

There are a number of ways that you can help us help others. We have a range of programs that fit your skill set and schedule, or that will allow you flexibility because... life happens. Some of things you can do to help us include:

  • Representing us at events and shows
  • Advocating for RAW and our Next Gen program for younger people
  • Collecting donations
  • Helping us to prepare promotional kits and show bags for events
  • Providing after-hours phone support*

*Volunteers will have access to RAW services including, but not limited to, ongoing free training and resources such as Mental Health First Aid, Rural Minds, Over 65 Mental Health First Aid, RAW polo shirt. Other non-accredited training will be provided to volunteers around trauma, working with youth, and clients of RAW.

If you would like more details about Mates of RAW and how you can help, please complete your details below. You can also get in touch with us for more information.

Other ways you can support RAW:

  • Make a donation
  • Workplace Giving
  • Make a Bequest in your Will
  • In-kind support

We thank you for your generosity.

Volunteer Application Form


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Do you have volunteer experience?
What areas of interest would you like to assist?


By completing the above form, all Volunteers for Rural Alive & Well Inc. pledge to keep confidential all personal information shared. In circumstances involving the safety of children or adults, notify the Rural Alive & Well staff immediately. By completing the above form, you also agree that all the information provided is true and correct, and you pledge to uphold the statement of confidentiality above.