Short Term Volunteer Opportunities are Available

Thousands of volunteers serve throughout the year to ensure gift-filled shoeboxes reach children in need in some of the poorest communities around the world.  Whether you’re behind the wheel as a driver, managing admin tasks, or assisting with processing and collection, you can help us deliver a tangible expression of God’s love.

As a short term volunteer you serve with us contributing your skills and time efficiently, fitting into your schedule, while making both a practical and very meaningful impact in the lives of children, their families and communities.

What Role Might Be A Fit?

Processing Centre Volunteers

NSW, WA and New Zealand only.
Help with collecting, inspecting and preparing shoeboxes for international shipping. A range of jobs to be completed from logistic support and inspection of shoeboxes to filling shipping containers and more. Opening dates and locations will be announced in October.


From small cars to large vans – drivers help to drop off resources and pick up gift filled shoeboxes in their local areas

Container Loaders

Fill shipping containers with cartons of shoeboxes. Following WH&S procedures to correctly lift heavy cartons into shipping containers.


At different times of the year, admin support is required to help with event preparation, data entry, inventory management.


Helping in practical ways to keep our offices, collection and processing centres in tip top shape and working well.

Collection Centre

Help with receiving shoeboxes, packing outer cartons and filling shipping containers for transport to Processing Centres.


Do you have skills and talents you would like to use but not quite sure where they may fit? Click “Other” and someone will be in contact with you to see where you might like to serve.

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Inside OCC Processing Centres