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Our Community

We simply wouldn’t exist without the love, support and time shared by our volunteer and Pathways’ communities. Ever wondered what it’s like to be a part of World’s Biggest Garage Sale? Let our volunteers share their reasons why.

Our Volunteers


Our Impact

To date more than 40,000 people in the community have been involved in our events, and we have contributed an estimated social impact value of AU$2.2-million to the global economy, along with:

4.3 Million

kilograms of goods diverted from potential landfill

water, nature, oil

1.29 Billion

litres of water saved

774,000 kgs

of CO2 prevented from entering Earth's atmosphere

9,250 kgs

of pesticides and chemicals prevented from being used in the production of new goods



Make an impact

Ready to make an impact in your community? Apply to Volunteer with us!

From reloving dormant goods, to stocking and sales, and even marketing and event management, we all have a part to play in making World’s Biggest Garage Sale a huge success.

  • You’ll be involved in action towards something you’re passionate about.
  • You’ll gain experience and new skills.
  • You’ll meet like-minded people, from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • You’ll have the opportunity to learn, network and find mentors in the profit-for-purpose space.
  • You’re helping your local community and working towards equal access to resources for all.

Keeping it Glocal

A buzzword we use is ‘glocal’, meaning a global focus with a local heart. Embracing glocal means that as an organisation you have a global mindset and reach, but you also accommodate the cultures, ideals, and needs of local communities.

We partner with corporations in our community so that we can transform their ‘waste’ into something much more. On a larger scale, it’s about how we as an organisation can do our small part within the big landscape of the circular economy. These partnerships between corporates, small business, social enterprise and community are so essential because no one can do this all on their own.

Become a Partner with Purpose