Listed below are some of the community service organisations that exist in our region.  In general, these groups are part of a network established and operated for the wellbeing and benefit of others.

Community service organisations promote, provide or carry out activities, facilities or projects for the benefit or welfare of the community or any members of the community who have a particular need.

Rotary is a global network of 46,000+ clubs that, for more than 110 years, has worked on a vast array of community projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, we believe we have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues.

Rotary Club of Mont Albert and Surrey Hills

MASH is a friendly club in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. It is a very active club providing service opportunities for its members both locally and internationally.

Go here to find out how you can become involved.

Rotary Hawthorn

Club meetings

When: 12.30 pm Tuesdays (except second Tuesday of the month)

Where: Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club – 489 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong

Cost: $42 including lunch

Since the first club was formed in Australia 75 years ago, Lions now has  over 1200 clubs and 25,000 members working on an array of community-based programs and initiatives.

Lions Club of Blackburn

The club operates in the Whitehorse City Council. We are ordinary people doing extraordinary things – supporting people with a disability, caring for the environment and fund raising for worthwhile causes in our local area and around the world.