The Water Well Project: Volunteer Healthcare Professional Eligibility

Geographic Location

The Water Well Project facilitates face-to-face, online and hybrid health education sessions, in partnership with community organisations. We welcome volunteers in the following locations:

  • Victoria: Melbourne 
  • NSW: Sydney, Albury-Wodonga
  • Tasmania: Hobart, Launceston

Professional credentials

  1. We welcome actively practicing AHPRA registered health professionals of the following disciplines. 
  • Medicine
  • Nursing 
  • Paramedicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Osteopath

      2.  We welcome penultimate and final year medical students.

      3. We welcome Practising Dieticians registered with Dieticians Australia.

**Please contact us to discuss volunteering if you are a healthcare professional practising in the following disciplines, as we may be able to engage you in sessions about specific health topics or find other ways for you to volunteer.

  • Psychology (Mental Health sessions) 
  • Midwifery (Pregnancy and Postnatal Wellbeing sessions)
  • Dental (Dental Health sessions)
  • Optometry (Eye Health sessions)
  • Podiatry (Bone and Joint Health sessions)
  • Chiropractic (Bone and Joint Health sessions)

All volunteers including final year students will require an active Working with Children Check, or their States equivalent* and evidence of your personal professional indemnity insurance.

Those individuals who are not eligible to facilitate health education sessions may be able to volunteer for other roles on The Water Well Project committees which are not involved in the facilitation of health education sessions.

If you have any questions regarding our eligibility criteria, please feel free to email us.


*Please see below for state-specific information on how to obtain Working with Children Checks