Our Team

Our Volunteers

Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre has a dedicated team of people who give up their time to work as volunteers. Volunteers are the back bone of the organisation without whom we wouldn’t be able to provide such great services to the Bellingen community.

If you would like to join our team and make a difference, come down and see us, we would love to hear from you.


  • Have a friendly way with people?
  • Enjoy meeting new people?
  • Want to learn some new skills?
  • Want to be involved in your community?
  • Have at least 3 hours to spare each week?
  • Believe in social equity & justice?

Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre relies on volunteers to help us provide quality services to the community. There is a variety of work available for volunteers including reception work, interviewing, computer work, community based management committee etc.

To find out more phone (02) 6655 1239 or call in and see us.

Our Staff

Front Desk

Margaret Lollback

Front Desk

May Smith

May Smith

Community Engagement Officer

Joe  Schwaiger

Joe Schwaiger

Front Desk

Shareen Banner

Shareen Banner

Accounts/Administrative Assistant


Maureen Eley-Round

Work & Development Order volunteer


Lyndon Bedwell

Emergency Relief volunteer
Member of BNC Inc Management Committee


Julie Warwick

Centrelink Agent
With BNC for 9 years


Wendy Graves

No Interest Loans Scheme Officer

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Joan Chapman

No Interest Loans Admin Assistant
Volunteer for the Work & Development Orders



Pauline Lewis

Centrelink Agent


Jethro Farquarson

Emergency Relief volunteer
Long serving volunteer