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Join the CrewSouth West

The South-West has been inhabited annually by the Red Frog Crew since 2001.

The little tourist town of Dunsborough and the surrounding areas have become a popular hotspot for Leavers and Chaplains alike. The South-West is quite unique as it is a large geographical area with Leavers accommodated in Caravan Parks, Motels, Backpackers and private accommodation houses scattered throughout the area. It is encompassed by a vast expanse of beautiful beaches on one side, chocolate, cheese and ice-cream factories on the other, and fabulous coffee shops and designer stores in between.

In the South-West, Red Frog volunteers cook pancake breakfasts and host BBQ's, clean rooms, hang out with Leavers and help in situations that require mediation and referral. Also in the South-West is the iconic Leavers Zone and the ever popular Meelup Beach Day

See below for volunteer requirements, dates, costs and roles.

If you have a heart for this generation and you're looking to build long-term friendships with Leavers and Froggers, the South-West is the perfect place for you to serve.

#Volunteer Requirements


Over the age of 18


Current Blue Card or Working With Children Check holder


Able to provide a pastoral check from your local church

#Firstly, do you have a WWCC?

If the answer is no, hold up! In order to be a Red Frog volunteer in WA you must have a current 'Working With Children Check'. No WWCC? No sweat! You can apply right now! 

(Note: applications should be processed through your local church)

Get a WWCC

#Location Dates - 2019


Full Time

Sat 16th Nov - Fri 22nd Nov (6 nights)


Part Time

Mon 18th Nov - Fri 22nd Nov (4 nights)

#Volunteer Costs

Early Bird Registration

Normal Registration

Register Before

1st September 2019

3rd November 2019

Full Time

(Inc. accom, hoodie and dinner each night)



Part Time

(Inc. accom, hoodie and dinner each night)



*Note: Accommodation Packages: Varying levels of accommodation is provided based on availability. Accommodation can include sharing a double bed, room or possibly sleeping on a trundle or couch. Food provision consists of night time dinners, and Red Frogs will do their best to source donations of water and snacks for volunteers. Please do remember to budget for your own breakfast and lunch during the week.

#Fundraise your application

Can't afford to get to Schoolies/Leavers? No problem!

Can't afford to get to Schoolies/Leavers? No problem!

Why pay for Schoolies yourself when you can get your fam and friends to sponsor you. Create your own Fund a Frog campaign today!

#Red Frog Roles

As Red Frogs, our role is to support a generation of school leavers during what can be an enjoyable, yet at times, physically and emotionally confronting week. Below are the many ways Red Frogs assist during Leavers week at South West.

Leavers Chaplains

Leavers Chaplains are the core of our Leavers response. As a chaplain you will be part of a team of 4 to 5 crew members responsible for a house, building or campsite 24/7. This is your opportunity to build relationships with the Leavers by being available to them in their accommodation, on the streets or in the Leavers 'Zone'.

Each team has a team leader as well as a strong network of pastoral carers and location leaders, ensuring you are valued and supported day and night. Being a Leavers Chaplain is a full time commitment for your selected date block.

Red Frog Hotline Crew

The Red Frog call centre is the hub of the Red Frog movements around Australia, receiving calls for anything from random acts of pancakes to more serious issues requiring immediate response.

Call centre volunteers are rostered on day, night and late night shifts. As call centre crew you are part of a team of people who will provide directives to the hotel chaplains, allowing them to make maximum impact in supporting Schoolies and get to incidents in time, instead of after time.

RF Creative Crew

Whether you’re handy with a camera, have a director’s cap or just love telling a great story - we need you.

As RF Creative we get the privilege of capturing the incredible behind-the-scenes moments and stories as our crew safeguard a generation - if this is up your ally we would love for you to join us. For more info and to express your interest click below.

Support Crew

Enabling Red Frogs to operate over the duration of Schoolies requires a huge amount of resources constantly being set up, relocated and managed.

If you’re a ‘behind-the-scenes’ kind of person, have an available van or ute, like lifting and helping with set-up, or even doing VIP shuttle runs - then this is role for you.

#Express your interest for 2020

Ready to make a difference? Express your interest for joining us in 2020!

Express Interest