Dress for Success Sydney's mission is to promote the economic independence of women in need by providing free professional attire and a network of support to help them thrive in work and life.

Volunteering in the Marrickville showroom gives participants an opportunity to experience a hands-on ‘day in the life’ at Dress for Success Sydney. Volunteers will assist with a variety of tasks, including sorting and ironing clothing donations and refreshing showroom stock and displays, assisting volunteer stylists working with clients and helping to remotely style clients for the Outreach Pack and Send program. NB: This experience does not offer any face-to-face interaction with individuals experiencing marginalisation or vulnerability.

132 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

Wednesday 9am-3pm

Friday 9:30am-3:30pm

$600/day or $1,000/two days

Maximum group size of 6 people (male or female).

If you are participating in this opportunity under community engagement time release, then you are covered by ACU's insurances. If you are accessing this opportunity as a volunteer outside of ACU, then you are NOT covered by ACU's insurance policies. If accessing this opportunity as a volunteer we strongly recommend you confirm with the organisation that they have appropriate insurance for volunteers.

How to get involved

To register your interest in this opportunity, please email ACU Engagement.


This opportunity qualifies for community engagement time release (CETR)

As an ACU staff member, you can apply for up to five days each year to participate in approved community engagement activities that contribute to the common good, address social justice issues in the community, and help those experiencing disadvantage or marginalisation.

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