Volunteer at The Dax Centre

We welcome and value the assistance of volunteers who, by generously giving their passion, time and expertise, help us continue the important work we do.

To become a volunteer at The Dax Centre you must:

  • Be 17 years of age or older
  • Have or be prepared to obtain a Victorian Working with Children Check
  • Commit to a set amount of hours across the duration of the volunteer program outlined (within this time period there is scope for flexibility and a review of the hours/days you choose to commit).
  • Sign an Agreement Form to commit to the values and policies of The Dax Centre.

Volunteer recruitment rounds will be announced here and on our social media channels

Volunteer roles:

Visitor Services - Applications open

Studio Dax program - Applications closed

Education Volunteer - Applications open

For more information please refer to our Volunteer Policy

Volunteer opportunities will also be shared through our monthly newsletter

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Applications are now open for 2024 internship opportunities at The Dax Centre. 

We are seeking two interns to fulfil the roles of: 

Collections Management Intern - an internship designed for those interested in art history, museology, conservation practices and the documentation and digitisation processes behind maintaining a heritage listed collection. 

Curation & Exhibition Intern - an internship designed for those interested in curatorial research and hands-on exhibition installation experience. 

We work with emerging artists with lived experience of mental health issues, providing a safe and supportive environment for the artists to exhibit their work and raise the public’s awareness of these artist’s important cultural contributions.

The selected applicants will work with artists with lived experience of mental health issues, and with a collection containing artworks created by artists with lived experience of mental illness. 

The proposed period is August 2024 - December 2024. View position descriptions by clicking the title of each role above. 

We require interns to be available for on-site participation. The internships cannot be completed remotely. The internships are unpaid roles.

The deadline to apply for these positions is 5pm on Friday 21st of June 2024.

Please send your CV, cover letter and internship preference to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information, please call 9349 2538. 


30 Royal Parade
Kenneth Myer Building
Parkville Vic 3010
+61 3 9349 2538 


Wednesday to Friday
11.00am to 3.30pm

Other times by appointment

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The Dax Centre acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as traditional custodians of the land on which it operates. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging, and value the rich history, unbroken culture and ongoing connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to country. The Dax Centre values diversity. We are committed to proving a safe, culturally appropriate, and inclusive service for all people, regardless of their ethnicity, faith, disability, sexuality, or gender identity.

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