Book Fair Volunteer

Lifeline's Big Book Fair is the major fundraising event for Lifeline’s 24-hour crisis support service in the Illawarra and South Coast.

Can you help at our Big Book Fair?

Lifeline’s Big Book Fair is the major fundraising event for Lifeline’s 24-hour crisis support service in the Illawarra and South Coast.

The next Big Book Fair is being held at:

* The Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley between 9am and 5pm on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 October 2019 and between 9am and 4pm on Sunday 20 October 2019. 
Download information booklet and application form

We need volunteers to help us

  • set-up and pack-down
  • staffing the tally tables (people who are good with numbers would be perfect for this role)
  • operating cash registers and eftpos machines (prior experience is useful)
  • crowd control
  • security
  • selling bags

Crisis Support Volunteer

Lifeline provides a National Telephone Crisis Support Service on 13 11 14. The service aims to support people in their time of emotional distress or crisis. The Crisis Supporters operating this service are volunteers and work from offices in Wollongong.

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Retail Volunteer

The Lifeline Shops are the financial cornerstone of Lifeline South Coast. They provide the largest portion of funding and allow the continuation of Lifeline’s vital 24-hour telephone crisis support service in the Illawarra and South Coast. There are Lifeline Shops in Wollongong and Corrimal.

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Book Sorting Volunteer

The Lifeline South Coast book sorting team manage to sort, clean, research, price, and pack around 200,000 books per year! These books are sold at our three Big Book Fair fundraising events as well as the Wollongong and Corrimal Lifeline Shops.

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For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000