Compass Volunteer application form

* required fields

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Compass. The answers you provide in this application will be used to assess your suitability for the program.

If not student/staff member, put N/A.
(For example: 0412 345 678)
Please be aware that some visas may have weekly limits on paid and volunteer work.

Your interest and availability


Please indicate times you are available to volunteer during semester:

(For example: Monday 9am - 10am, Tuesday All day, Wednesday N/A.)

Note: no opportunities exist to volunteer for Compass on the weekend.

Your knowledge, skills and experience


Volunteer Training


If you are successful in your application, you must attend Compass Volunteer Training.



Please provide contact details for two referees, preferably those who have supervised you in a volunteering or work context. If you have limited volunteering or work experience, university lecturers/tutors and high school teachers can be acceptable.

Referees will not be contacted until after your volunteer interview is completed, but please inform your referees about this application.

Child Protection Legislation


Please be aware that volunteering with the Compass Program is subject to child protection legislation and that you will need to complete relevant NSW Working with Children Check documentation before you can begin volunteering.

Privacy and personal information protection notice


Purpose of collection: To volunteer for the University of Sydney's Compass Program.
Intended recipients: Compass Program staff.
Supply: The submission of a Compass Volunteer application is voluntary and is required if you wish to volunteer for the Compass Program.
Access/Correction of information: Compass Program staff.
Storage: Compass volunteer records.