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Become a Chatty Volunteer

Volunteer with us and get back a whole lot more than you give. Meet new people and help strengthen connections within your community. Offer a friendly space for anyone in your neighbourhood to come and have a chat! 

We highly value our Chatty Volunteers because you will be representing Chatty Café Australia and we offer a short induction training and on-going support. 

The role of a Chatty Volunteer is to help start conversations at designated ‘Have a Chat’ table in venues that are part of the scheme. 

The requirement would be to commit between 1-2 hours each week to sit at the table. You would be asked to wear a ‘Have a Chat’ name tag so customers can clearly identify the table and come and have a chat, should they wish to. 

This would be perfect for someone looking for a relaxed volunteering role. No skills required, just the ability to enjoy having a chat! We would endeavour to match each volunteer with their closest venue, to minimise the amount of travel required. We will provide the information/training you need to be sure you are comfortable in the role.

Additionally, Chatty Cafe Australia also offers volunteering roles which include making one to one phone calls and running online chat meetings (e.g. Zoom, Facetime, Messenger), for people who would like to have a chat. These roles would be great for anyone who prefers to volunteer from home.

If any of these volunteer opportunities might be of interest to you, please contact our Australian Volunteer Manager, Helen Boulton ( or call her directly: 0432 331 234

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