Managing waste wisely


Become a WMRC Waste Watchers Volunteer!

Have you participated in a WMRC Waste Watchers Workshop (previously Earth Carer’s Course) and want to make a difference in waste and recycling in the western suburbs? We have several volunteer positions below.

Events Volunteer: Help out at Waste Watchers Workshops and other community events. Assist with welcoming guests, engage in waste-related conversation and help out with activities.

Schools Volunteer: Join us on our lower primary School Waste Education Days, lead an activity station for a group of kids. Working with Children Check required!

Bin monitors/audits Volunteer: Put your gloves on and assist with being a bin monitor or doing a waste audit. Help increase resource recovery and get waste in the right place.

Skillshare Volunteer: Have you been working on an awesome project? Teach or show the rest of us what you’re doing and how we can do it too! Previous volunteer skillshare sessions have included: an Ace Your Op-Shopping Tour and Low Waste Apartment Block Transformation Tour.

Recycling Centre Volunteer: Volunteer at the West Metro Recycling Centre. Engage residents in waste-related conversation. Help increase resource recovery and get waste in the right place!

All volunteer opportunities will be advertised through our Word-on-Waste newsletter and our Facebook group. You can also register your interest to receive specific volunteer opportunity updates through the form below.

Volunteer Registration of Interest

Volunteer Registration of Interest

I'm between 16-85 years of age: *
Volunteer interest areas: *
By signing this form, I agree that the information supplied is true and correct. I understand that submitting this application form does not automatically guarantee me volunteer work but that there is a selection process including completion of a Waste Watchers Workshop and Working with Children Check for some positions. I am happy to be contacted should a position become available. *

Click here for current WMRC Volunteer opportunities.