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Volunteering is a win - win.

Help keep our Home School communities strong while gaining valuable skills and knowledge

Are you passionate about education and home education?  Do you want to give back or contribute? Do you want to learn new skills? Do you want to see home education remain a legal choice in Australia? 

There are so many reasons why people volunteer. If you can offer your time, knowledge, skills or all of these things combined, we'd love to hear from you. 

Find out more by contacting us: 

We need volunteers to allow the HEA to continue to assist Australian Home Educators with the home education journey. The HEA provides many wonderful services for home educators and we'd love your help.

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Will you consider volunteering? 

 Contact us today and have a chat about what is involved.

Volunteer jobs available!

With the influx of new members and the growth of our Association, we need to grow our volunteer workforce.


Why volunteer? 

  • Join a growing & vibrant community of passionate home educators

  • Intrinsic rewards, such as the joy of serving your community

  • Equip the next generation of home educators

  • Develop new skills

  • Opportunities to attend fully funded training in various areas

  • Free months of HEA membership for time served

  • Written & verbal references provided for team members on request 

Positions Vacant  

Secretary  - This is a busy role and an important part of our organisation. This role requires time and dedication and is an office bearer role on our Committee. Contact us for a full job description. 


Assistant to Secretary - Duties include assisting the secretary with membership enquiries and member engagement activities. You need to be computer literate but no experience necessary and training in our systems is provided. 


Assitant to President - Duties include assistance to the president with organising meetings and calendar. Assisting with meeting with our partners and aiding with answering emails. 

Partnership Lead: If you enjoy meeting new people and exploring new resources then this might be the position for you. Involves comminicating with and meeting with new resource partners.  

Ongoing Volunteer opportunities 

  • Website Team: Duties include website maintenance and creation of new pages for our website. Some skills in graphic design are needed for this; training is available for the wix website interface. 

  • Socials: Would you like to assist with posting our content to one or more of  our social platforms? Would you like to create content for the socials? We need a Meme Team to create memes. There are many possibilities in this space, which as much or as little time commitment as suites you. 

  • Graphic Design: The graphic design team creates our advertising campaigns, vendor ads, webpage design, blog design, flyers for print, graphics for newsletters. You will have some skill in this area already, we can provide you with access to resources such as Adobe Creative Cloud. Time commitment is flexible. 

  • Charity and Grants Team: Duties: developing, coordinating and facilitating fund raising events and writing and applying for grants. Funds raised go into our public fund, which is available to support home educating families in times of need. 

  • State based teams: We need people from every State and Territory to join our State based teams. Our state based teams provide two services - support and advocacy. Team members may serve in one or both areas.  Support team members provide support to home educators in your state who are getting started in home education or negotiating the registration processes. Advocacy team members participate in meetings with policy makers and regulators, advocating for the rights of all home educators. This position is suitable for experienced home educators. No experience is necessary, and mentoring will be provided.

  • Helpline: The HEA provides a free helpline telephone service to the general public. This team is often the first point of contact for home educators with our Association. Team members answer phone calls on rostered shifts of 4 hours per week. This team is suitable for experienced home educators. 

  • Subscriptions Team: Subs team members manage a portfolio of subscriptions, facilitating access to education programs for HEA members. No experience is needed and full training is given. Time commitment varies depending on the subscriptions you manage. 


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