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Jetty Structure Refurb

Timber Jetty Undergoes Refurb

The historic jetty is to receive some much-needed TLC with a major programme of repair and refurbishment beginning from April 17.

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ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day Closures

Check the opening hours of Council's facilities on ANZAC Day.

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Positive Ageing

Positive Ageing Strategy

Council are inviting input from members of the community aged 55 years or older on developing a Positive Ageing Strategy.

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Detention Basin

Work Begins on Final Coffs Creek Flood Basin

Construction of the fourth and final flood detention basin planned for the Coffs Creek catchment will begin at Upper Shephards Lane ...

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Coffs Creek

Improvements Flow into Coffs Creek

An accessible jetty and launching ramp, a new playground, an updated amenities building and new parking area at Saltwater Park are among many improvements...

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Dont Be a Tosser

No Excuse for Litter

Coffs Harbour residents are being reminded there is no excuse to litter this autumn ...

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Upcoming Events

2018
SeniorsWeek

Coffs Harbour Seniors Festival

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16 - 27
May Gibbs

May Gibbs Display at the Library

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2018
Museum Exhibition

Created from a Dream: A Gift of Calligraphy Exhibition

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April 2018
Workshop

Create your own Journal with Suzanne Archer

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April 2018
BU Festival

Youth Week BU Festival

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April 2018
Ipads and biscuits

iPads and Biscuits

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Volunteer

Volunteers significantly enhance the quality of life, community spirit and leisure time opportunities in the Coffs Harbour Region and volunteering promotes enduring social, cultural, environmental and economic value to Council and the community.

Council recognises that fostering a sense of community, belonging and diversity is a key theme in the MyCoffs Community Strategic Plan and we support this through providing a diverse range of opportunities for the community to volunteer. Volunteering provides the opportunity to participate more in community life and to share and develop your skills, interests and expertise.

Council is committed to providing a collaborative, supportive and safe working environment for volunteers. In addition Council aspires to make the volunteer experience an enjoyable and rewarding one that encourages personal and professional growth.

Becoming a volunteer is a great way to:

• Get actively involved in your community
• Help someone else
• Build confidence
• Meet new people
• Feel needed by the community
• Learn new skills
• Gain valuable job experience
• Make a difference

Coffs Harbour City Council currently has over 350 volunteers providing services to the community.

The following is a broad list of the areas Council uses volunteers:

  • Airport

  • Coffs Ambassadors

  • Visitor Information Services

  • Sporting events/Stadium

  • Various Committee Members

  • Library, Gallery and Museum

  • Jetty Theatre

  • Community Village

  • Botanic Gardens

  • Landcare​

If you are interested in volunteering with Council please con​tact us.​