Karinya House relies on a dedicated and enthusiastic group of volunteers to enable it to continue operating. Our volunteers perform a huge variety of tasks, just a few examples are listed below.

Client support

  • Running Group sessions for clients (craft, cooking lessons etc)
  • Transporting clients to appointments/hospital
  • Respite support for mothers with new babies
  • Delivering food hampers
  • Making new mums feel special (by delivering gifts, or providing other support) at times such as Mother’s Day, Easter, Christmas and at the birth of a baby


  • You name it, our volunteers help with it! From sausage sizzles to gala balls, our wonderful pool of volunteers work tirelessly to help raise funds to keep Karinya operating.

Other tasks

  • Maintenance and gardening
  • Folding and enveloping newsletters and appeal notices for supporter mail outs.
  • Sorting of baby goods and material donations – now referred to Roundabout Canberra (see below).

Open Vacancies

Vacancy Time period Other info
Karinya House is not currently recruiting new volunteers We encourage anyone interested to watch this space, as opportunities will be advised as they become available

Roundabout Canberra

(Sorting of Pre-Loved Baby Goods)

Roundabout Canberra are a volunteer based organisation supporting Karinya House by the provision of pre-loved baby goods. They are currently seeking volunteers and we recommend them to you.