Support Community Plus+ Help make an impact in your community!

Support Community Plus+

There are so many ways that you can make a difference to your community.

Your valuable contribution of time, food and care items, and/or one off and recurring monetary donations help Community Plus+ to build strong and connected communities.

Help us make an impact to community. You could consider donating to Community Plus+, dropping something off into one of our community pantries or joining us as a volunteer!

Without you we could not do what we do – every contribution brings us closer to community!

Community Plus+ YOU =US!

How can I donate to the community pantry and what items do you need?

Our community pantries at Yeronga Community Centre and West End Community House are open 24/7 for people giving dry goods donations and people accessing what’s inside. You can come by anytime to give or take.

What are we looking for? Well apart from toilet paper (can you spare a square!?) pretty much anything, but especially the things listed below:

  • Sandwich bags of all shapes and sizes to make our packs up
  • Bottled water
  • Female hygiene products
  • Toiletries
  • Tea and coffee
  • Sugar
  • Honey
  • Crackers
  • Juice poppers
  • Milk poppers
  • Porridge/cereal
  • Tinned goods
  • Bars of soap
  • Noodles
  • Soups and sauces
  • UHT milk
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Treats (chips/share packs/biscuits)
  • Peanut butter/vegemite
  • Dried fruits and nuts
We also welcome donations of the following items during our working hours (8.30am to 1pm):
  • Frozen meals
  • Fresh bread
  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Fresh fruit and veg

There are one or two items that Yeronga Community Centre and West End Community House accept donations of differently:

  • Yeronga Community Centre does not need bread donations.
  • West End Community House does not need jam/honey or spreads.

If you’re not sure what you are able to donate please call us directly and have a chat!


Phone: (07) 3848 2285
Mobile: 0488 084 533


Phone: (07) 3217 2333
Mobile: 0429 021 835 or 0488 084 564

Share your skills, talent and time as a Community Plus+ volunteer!

Volunteers are an important part of the fabric of Community Plus+. Our valued volunteer support the work of the organisation in many ways including; involvement in groups and activities, research projects, management and support committees, working bees, community events, grant-writing and administration.

We are always on the lookout for new volunteers who share our passion for creating more connected and resilient communities.

If you are interested in making an impact in your community please get in touch by emailing us.

Community Plus+ position on the Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples through Voice to Parliament. 

In the upcoming referendum to change the Constitution, Community Plus+ is supporting Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution.

Supporting a Voice to Parliament aligns with our purpose and values as a grassroots community organisation and our vision of creating empowered inclusive communities.

Community Plus+ is committed to reconciliation, social justice and inclusion, for the wellbeing of all.

We accept the invitation from the Uluru Statement from the Heart, to walk with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in a movement for a better future.

Learn more and get involved in conversations.

Members are a vital part of our organisation.

With your support as a member Community Plus+ is able to engage with community and provide a range of important services to people across Annerley, Yeronga and West End.

Joining us as a Community Plus+ member also gives you an integral voice in what happens in your community – with voting rights at our Annual General Meetings and special General Meetings of the Association.

Become a member

    I would like to include an optional donation

    Our Membership options are:

    • Ordinary – $25.00
    • Concession – $5.00

    Why join as a member? Because Community Plus+ YOU = US

    Members are a vital part of our organisation – without members we could not provide the range of important services to our community – without you, there is no us!

    There are a number of benefits of becoming a member.

    • Attendance and voting rights at Annual General Meetings and special General Meetings of the Association.
    • Invitations to community activities and functions organised by Community Plus+
    • Regular updates and news about what is happening at Community Plus+ and in our local area.

    You do not need to become a member to receive services offered through our centres and other activities.

    Types of Membership

    • Ordinary Membership is open to all members of our community. Ordinary members must agree to abide by the Objects of the Association.
    • Concession Membership is open to all members of our community who are eligible for concession Eg Pensioners, Unemployed, Health Card Holders. Concession members must agree to abide by the Objects of the Association.

    Management Committee

    To express interest in joining the Management Committee, please contact to organise a conversation about governance at Community Plus+

    Our supporters come from many backgrounds and help in a variety of ways.

    We couldn’t do what we do without the help of these Government agencies, community groups and businesses.

    Brisbane City Council
    Centrelink – Department of Human Services (Australian Government)
    Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Qld Government)
    Department of Social Services (Australian Government)
    Princess Alexandra Hospital Acute Mental Health Care

    Absoe Pty Ltd
    Annerley Meats
    Avid Reader
    Bank Australia (formerly Bank MECU)
    Annerley Junction Traders Association *
    Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
    City South News
    Cottee Parker Architects
    Davies Park Market
    Grill’d West End
    Inkahoots Design
    Kwik Kopy West End
    Office Works (Woolloongabba)
    Rebel Sport
    Stokehouse Brisbane
    Swiss Gourmet Delicatessen
    Thomson Adsett Studio 39
    Urban Circus
    West End Online Magazine
    West End Traders Association

    A Place to Belong
    Alcoholics Anonymous
    Anglicare Southern Queensland
    Annerley Community Bookshop
    Art from the Margins
    Braille House
    Brisbane Housing Company
    Brisbane State High School
    Caxton Legal Centre
    Centacare Brisbane
    Common Ground Queensland
    Greek Orthodox Community of St George
    Handmade High Street
    Indigenous Youth Health Services
    Jugglers Artspace
    Junction Park State School
    Kummara Association
    LawRight (formerly QPILCH)
    Mental Illness Fellowship (Qld)
    Micah Projects
    Play Matters
    Queensland Council of Social Services (QCOSS)
    Reclink Australia
    Second Bite
    St Andrew’s Anglican Church (South Brisbane)
    Tenants Queensland
    The Big Issue
    West End Municipal Library
    West End State School
    Yeronga State High School
    Yeronga State School
    Yeronga Christ Church – Anglicare Parish

    Help make a lasting difference in your community.

    A vibrant community has businesses and residents giving to their local organisations to provide support and help for those in need.

    Members of Community Plus+ include Friends and Patrons who donate to help the organisation financially and ensure we are able to help the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. We invite you to become a Friend or Patron of Community Plus+.

      Friends and Patrons are acknowledged and invited to events throughout the Community Plus+ calendar to see first-hand how the organisation is assisting local people to flourish and thrive.

      Your donation will go directly to supporting those who are sleeping rough or homeless, senior citizens, refugees and migrants along with other disadvantaged people on Brisbane’s inner south with centres in Annerley, West End and Yeronga.

      We host programs such as art groups, community breakfasts, social enterprise cafes, computer literacy classes, English tutoring and many more, and assist those who are doing it tough. These programs and other initiatives are targeted to your local area, and provide assistance for the unmet needs within the community.

      Communications & Event Coordinator

      Are you ready to be the voice of positive change in your community? If you’re passionate about communication, social impact, and making a real difference, this is your opportunity. Join our Community Plus+ team and be a catalyst for change. Together, let’s build stronger, more connected communities.

      About Us

      A not-for-profit community development organisation based in the southern suburbs of Brisbane, with the vision of empowering communities to be the heart of inclusive social change.

      Community Plus+ Queensland delivers place-based community development, resilience and recovery work and tenancy advice services from facilities in Annerley, Yeronga and West End with outreach and mobile service delivery across the Brisbane LGA. You can read more about how we make a difference at

      About the Role

      If you are looking for a meaningful role where you can utilise your skills in social media management, website content updates, and email marketing along with your amazing communication, networking, and event promotion skills then this is the job for you!

      As our Communications & Event Coordinator, you will be the voice of Community Plus+, building communication pathways between stakeholders. You’ll source and deliver engaging content, manage strategic initiatives, and increase media coverage, enhancing our visibility and impact. The role will be based in Yeronga with occasional travel to our other sites. It is a part time role working 5 days across a fortnight.

      You will be Responsible for

      • Developing and posting engaging social media content across platforms in line with organisational goals.
      • Maintaining and updating website content, including news, events, and resources, ensuring accuracy and adherence to brand guidelines.
      • Coordinating monthly e-newsletters, sourcing stories and managing distribution lists to keep stakeholders informed.
      • Cultivating media relationships, pitch story ideas, and generating positive coverage of organisational initiatives.
      • Regularly monitoring social media engagement, website traffic, and media coverage, providing monthly reports.
      • Providing communication support for key events, including promotional materials and live social media coverage.
      • Facilitating communication with internal and external stakeholders, gathering content and feedback to inform strategies.

      To be successful in the role you will need to;

      • Be proficient in social media management tools for scheduling and monitoring posts across platforms
      • Understand analytics tools like Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, and Instagram Insights to track and analyse engagement metrics.
      • Have experience with website content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress or Joomla to update content, add new pages, and manage multimedia assets.

      Employee Benefits

      • salary sacrificing packages available, increasing your take home pay
      • flexible working hours – shape your hours to manage your other commitments and passions
      • hybrid working options – work from home and/or a neighbourhood centre, combined with regular staff co-working days
      • supportive working environment of action learning and reflection, coupled with informal and formal training opportunities

      Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from diverse communities and backgrounds are encouraged.

      For more information, please contact Mel at using the subject line: Communications and Events Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

      Download Position Description


      More Information and Apply

      (as from Tuesday April 2)

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