Welcome to Fresh Start; thank you for your interest in volunteering!

Gain new skills and experiences, share your knowledge and meet new friends while making a difference.

Our mission at Fresh Start is to facilitate a future free from the effects of addiction and substance use disorders for individuals, families and communities.

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering at Fresh Start is a great way to gain new skills and experience and become more employable. It is also a way to connect and give back to the wider community and help change lives.

  • Gain experience in a field that you are studying or interested in
  • Increase your confidence
  • Build your resume
  • Improve and develop your communication skills
  • Get additional training and guidance
  • Develop skills, accountability, reliability and team work.
  • Build your network and broaden your life experience
  • A person who is generous and gives back to the community
  • A team player, someone who is reliable and holds themselves accountable at all times (when someone shows up on time, every time, without being paid it shows that a person holds themselves accountable)
  • Initiative, self-discipline and self-learning
  • Willing to learn and adapt
  • Someone who has a network and can work well with others
  • Gain a sense of belonging and purpose
  • Promote and support your physical and mental health
  • Make new friends and expand your horizons
  • Feel a sense of achievement and fulfilment
  • Improve your own community
  • You’ve seen a need and taken action – you’re not just an observer or an armchair critic