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Put a smile on the faces of people living with multiple sclerosis this Christmas!

MS and Vicinity Centres are once again working in partnership to offer gift wrapping to shoppers visiting nominated Vicinity shopping complexes across New South Wales and Victoria.

As one of the team of over 500 volunteer gift wrappers you will be supporting people affected by multiple sclerosis as you enjoy meeting people and gift wrapping with fellow volunteers. You have the chance to use your creative skills to wrap presents (even for those whose gift wrapping skills are still improving) and you also have the chance to spread some holiday cheer. 

You don't need experience to be an MS Gift Wrapper. You will be provided with clear instructions about where to go and how to get there, as well as some tricks and tips about how you can wrap. Vicinity Centres will provide the wrapping paper, ribbon and other supplies needed. 

Shifts are at various locations across New South Wales and Victoria and range from 3 - 5 hours long. Shifts vary in size between 3 - 8 people so many volunteers find gift wrapping a great opportunity to volunteer with friends and family. It is a very popular event for businesses that run volunteering programs as they can also volunteer as a group. 

Don't forget to share this page and the opportunity with your friends and family so they can join you wrapping or bring their present purchased at a Vicinity Centre for wrapping. Register now to get in as early as possible and have the best chance at being allocated your preferred shifts. 

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We have plenty of locations where you can volunteer this year and you can volunteer at more than one location. Simply follow these steps to volunteer: 
  1. Choose where you want to volunteer (click location below for shopping centre address)
  2. Decide what shifts you'd like to take → download the shift time guide   
  3. Complete the online volunteer application form
New South Wales Victoria

Bankstown Central Stacey Street & North Terrace, Bankstown NSW 9 - 24 December 2016
Carlingford Court Cnr Pennant Hills & Carlingford Rds, Carlingford NSW 12 – 24 December 2016
Roselands  Roselands Drive, Roselands NSW  8 – 24 December 2016
Box Hill Central 1 Main Street, Box Hill VIC 16 – 24 December 2016
Mornington Central 78 Barkly Street, Mornington VIC 12 – 24 December 2016
The Glen 235 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley VIC 5 – 24 December 2016
Victoria Gardens 620 Victoria Street, Richmond VIC 8 – 24 December 2016

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What Our Volunteers Say

“It’s a great feeling to be making a positive difference at Christmas… I wish I could have done more shifts!!!!”

“MS Christmas Gift Wrapping is not only an opportunity to volunteer for a good cause, it's also a great way to meet people and learn various gift-wrapping techniques”

“It was so worth the time, helping people and enjoying the holiday atmosphere at the same time.”

“The other people you volunteer with are all really happy people. The customers are lovely and greatly appreciate the gift wrapping - they often like to tell you their Christmas experiences, happy and sad!”


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Email VIC: (03) 9845 2862 NSW: (02) 8484 1345

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