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Volunteer to deliver mental health support to expecting and new parents

PANDA was founded in the early 1980s by a small group of volunteers. More than 30 years on, PANDA has a large integrated workforce of paid and volunteer professionals working together to support new and expecting parents and deliver perinatal mental health support.


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Become a Peer Support Volunteer


What's involved?


What does training involve?


Who can volunteer?

Are you ready?


Recovery and resilience


Having good supports around you


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Application process

The Peer Support Volunteer program is a competitive program with limited positions. Training occurs through multiple recruitment rounds throughout the year. If you would like to register your interest in volunteering with our Peer Support program, please proceed to Apply Now.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email from our team and be placed on our wait list. Our team will then contact you with an invitation to interview once training is open.

Apply here

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