How to apply to be an approved voluntary work organisation

You need to fill in a form to apply to be a voluntary work organisation.

Step 1: Download and complete the Voluntary Work - Request for organisation approval form.

Step 2: If you’re a community based organisation, attach evidence of your not for profit status.

Step 3: If you’re a community based organisation, attach evidence of your public liability and personal accident insurance.

Step 4: Submit your form and evidence to us. You can only do this in person at a service centre.

Once we assess your application, we’ll write to you to let you know the outcome. If we approve your organisation, we’ll store your information on a Centrelink data base.

Page last updated: 3 March 2022