The impact of COVID-19 on the non-profit Collingwood Children’s Farm has been severe and we are not in a position to accept new volunteers at this time. Unfortunately, we do not have a date to resume programsplease check our website and socials for updates throughout the year.

Collingwood Children’s Farm is a non-profit organisation which engages with people in the community who are experiencing adversity. The Farm supports social inclusion by delivering a range of programs which develop self-esteem, self-worth and connectedness. 

Volunteers enrich our workplace and contribute in so many ways to the ongoing operation of the Farm and its activities.  

Please be aware that volunteer roles very rarely involve working directly with animals; if spending time with animals is your main interest, please consider purchasing a Farm Membership for unlimited visits.  

For more information about volunteering at Collingwood Children’s Farm, please check out our Community Volunteer Information Pack

All available volunteer positions are listed below.

If no positions are listed or you do not find a position of interest, you may wish to refer to the Volunteering Victoria website and search for alternatives.

Collingwood Children’s Farm is largely funded through trade, as are its community programs.

Riding Develops Abilities (RDA)

Dates: Sessions run Tuesday mornings, Wednesday and Thursday evenings through school terms 1, 2 and 4.

RDA Victoria are looking for volunteers who have experience with horses!

The Collingwood branch of the RDA uses CCF horses and facilities to run sessions for their clients.  They are often looking for committed volunteers with Horse experience to help with the horses and/or the riders.

Applications are via RDA Victoria’s website

Individual Volunteer Contact Form