Port Augusta City Council recognises the importance of volunteers within its community. Volunteers are valued for providing customer focused services, enhancing established Council programs.

Volunteer programs forge a strong bond between the Council and the local community by encouraging:

  • Community participation
  • Access to resources and information
  • Social interaction and satisfaction
  • Participation in established Council services and events

Council operates a number of volunteer programs to ensure that the community has access to cover Council services. Volunteer operations include:

DepartmentDutiesContact PersonContact NumberAddress
Australian Arid Lands Botanic GardenGardening (weeding, pruning, planting)
Plant propagation and growing on of plants
Lead guided tours
Cory Keenan(08) 8641 9118 or
0437 124 982
144 Stuart Highway, Port Augusta West
Health FocusCraft
Bus outings
Hand massage
Janice Shiner(08) 8641 919171 Stokes Terrace, Port Augusta West
Mens ShedPainting
Bronwyn Filsell(08) 8641 9160Cnr Railway and Carlton Parade, Port Augusta
Public LibraryProvide Justice of the Peace Services
Offer support in the Local and Family History service
Tina Dunemann(08) 8641 91514 Mackay Street, Port Augusta

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the Port Augusta City Council please contact the appropriate Manager listed above to discuss available vacancies.

To register your interest please complete the Volunteer Application Form and submit to:

Human Resource Coordinator
Port Augusta City Council
4 Mackay Street (PO Box 1704)
Port Augusta SA 5700