Villagehood Australia


We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join our team and play a vital role in making this event a memorable one. There are various roles available to suit different interests and skills, from event coordination to assisting participants.

Your contribution as a volunteer will help us create a fantastic experience for our community. If you're eager to get involved and make a positive impact, we welcome you to be part of our team

Before the Event (few hours a week, starting asap)

  • Volunteers to help with Canva design

  • Volunteers to help coordinate the event with the team

  • Volunteers to help distribute flyers

At the Event (from 1pm - 6pm)

  • Volunteers to help set up and pack away

  • Volunteers to register the kicking comp participants

  • Volunteers to act as judges and help the kicking comp organisers

  • Volunteers to manage the entertainment providers

  • Volunteers to assist the event attendees (incl. children) & guest speakers

Important Note

All volunteers must hold a Working With Children Check. We can possibly assist with this. Please let the team know.


The Villagehood Kicking Comp & Community Event is a fun and family-friendly community event aimed at raising awareness for maternal mental health, building community support, and making a positive impact on the lives of mothers and young children.


  • Date: Sunday 19 November 2023

  • Time: 2pm - 5pm (volunteers required to be onsite from 1pm-6pm)

  • Location: Lockleys Oval

  • Dress Code: casual /sport


Kick for a Cause

Showcase your kicking skills in an exciting AFL football competition aimed at the goal posts. Winners will be recognised and rewarded with prizes, adding an element of excitement to the event. You can familiarise yourself with our Kicking Comp's terms and conditions HERE

Family Entertainment

Engage in a variety of fun activities such as face painting, bubble party, interactive games and others. There's something for everyone, from kids to adults, to enjoy throughout the event.

Community Market & Cafe

Explore a lively market featuring local businesses. A portion of the proceeds from the market will contribute to our fundraising efforts, enabling us to make a positive impact in our community.

Please note that The Lockleys Oval Cafe will be open during the event if you wish to purchase food and non-alcoholic drinks. The bar will not be open.

Guest Speakers

Listen to inspiring individuals who will share their experiences and knowledge on maternal mental health. This is an opportunity to foster empathy and understanding within our community.

Raffle and Silent Auction

Participate in an exciting raffle and silent auction featuring items and services generously donated by local businesses. This presents a chance to raise additional funds for our cause and have a bit of fun in the process.

Please let us know if you would like to donate an item for our Raffle or Silent Auction.

Quiet Zone

For those who may feel overwhelmed by everything happening around them but still want to participate, we are seeking a partner to sponsor our 'quiet zone.'

We hope to make this available to our community on the day. Alternatively, there are plenty of quiet areas at the back of the oval or near the playground.

**Sun-Smart **

We will provide some shade around the oval; however, there won't be any umbrellas near the kicking competition zone. Please ensure you wear a sun-smart outfit and sunscreen to stay protected.


Registered Charity that provides Peer & Professional Support to Mothers and Children in the Early Years (0-5yo) to protect their mental wellbeing. Villagehood Australia offers a range of free evidence-based peer support programs to create a safe space where mothers can come and feel welcome and comfortable, leaving the daily stresses of motherhood behind for an hour or two.

These programs are a combination of peer support and group work, enabling connections amongst the community and alleviating the stigma surrounding mental health, ensuring people get seen earlier rather than later.

Express interest

  • Location: Lockleys SA
  • Category Mental Health

Suitable for

  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Young adults, 18 - 24


One off - a few hours

Time Required

PRE EVENT: Volunteers helping with planning are required a few hours a week starting ASAP until 19 November AT THE EVENT: Sunday 19 November Volunteers who will help set up and pack away are required around 11am for a couple of hours and at 5pm for a couple of hours All other Volunteers helping at the event are required from 1pm to 6pm


  • Heavy Lifting
  • National Police Certificate *
  • Working with Children Check *

**Heavy Lifting** only for those setting up and packing away

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Express interest