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Volunteers Needed for Telethon Community Cinemas to help raise funds

HorsePower (HP) Swan Valley is a Charity Partner for Telethon Community Cinemas (TCC) Season 2021-2022. HorsePower Hills has partnered with HP Swan Valley for many years to provide reliable volunteers for TCC. Hills receives very large funds for this assistance from HP Swan Valley.




TCC provides vital funding for HP Hills


These funds are raised by way of the volunteer-run cinema venues. HorsePower volunteers are a key component of outdoor cinema staff each year. What a fun way to volunteer, to raise funds for Hills and to see free movies.

As a charity beneficiary, Hills appreciates the generous support we have received from Telethon Community Cinemas donations, almost $200,000 over the past decade or so. In fact, without the income from TCC, Hills could not run its programs. TCC income makes up more than half of Hills income… and that money provides a big subsidy for every rider’s fees.

Telethon Community Cinemas is a huge fundraiser for many children’s charities in WA. It has made an extraordinary contribution, raising more than $10,000,000 for WA children’s charities.


Volunteers needed to help run TCC nights

Hills has 4 wonderful volunteers signed up so far and we urgently need additional helpers. Will you consider volunteering your time, skills and talent on behalf of HorsePower? You can volunteer with a friend, to make it even more fun. Just once a week or once a fortnight - it’s a small ask & important & valuable.

Volunteer with Telethon Community Cinemas for HorsePower and you will help Telethon to continue making a world of difference to children and their families.

Important information

Season runs: November 2021 to April 2022 Screenings are held every night of the week, so there is a good chance there is an evening that suits you! Shift Times: 5:45pm – 10:15pm Locations: Burswood, Bassendean, Joondalup and Murdoch Roles available:

  • Box Office ticket sales

  • Candy Bar food & drink handling & sales

  • Bar (RSA-accredited staff only)

  • Welcoming patrons & checking-in tickets

  • Distributing and collecting bean-bags

  • Raffle ticket sales, and more...!

No previous experience needed, just a warm smile and a willing attitude!


COVID-19 Hygiene training is essential, and is available online, links for this and any other requirements will be provided.


Age range 16 – 80 (under-18s need to have parental permission)


Reasons to get involved!

  1. HorsePower helps young people to increase their independence, to achieve their personal goals, to believe in themselves, and to be part of a team and a community. Support the Cinemas that support us, and make the community a better place, one movie at a time!

  2. You will also receive a FREE movie ticket for every shift completed and an entry into the major prize draw!

  3. Complete at least 10 shifts, and you will also have the opportunity to vote to direct the financial outcome of your efforts to HorsePower. Each 10 shifts completed gives you another vote.

Please register your interest at admin@communitycinemas.com.au


If you are a current HorsePower Hills volunteer, please select "HorsePower" as your Charity in your application form. Please also let Rebekah Millard, President of HP Hills, know that you have registered, as it is essential that Bek knows who our volunteers are.


Any questions please contact hills@horsepower.org.au

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