To say Shelley Boyce loves to volunteer is an understatement.
Mrs Boyce has dedicated her life to contributing to the greater good.
The tireless volunteer has been awarded with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the Southern Highlands community.
Mrs Boyce is an active member of the Rotary Club of Berrima District, where she is currently president elect for 2019.
Other roles she has held with the club include president from 2009 to 2010 as well as a former youth director and international director.
She has also been the Paul Harris Fellow since 2004.
Outside of the Rotary Club, she is the chair of the Southern Highlands Foundation.
She has also been a volunteer scripture teacher and has given up her time for many community groups and services.
These include the Australian Community Philanthropy, the Wingecarribee Arts and Culture Committee, the Southern Highlands Arts Precinct Enterprise, Volunteering Wingecarribee, the Southern Highlands Starfish Committee, the Moss Vale and District Agricultural Society, Bowral Girl Guides, Meals on Wheels and Lifeline Southern Highlands.
Mrs Boyce said volunteering had enriched her life in many ways.
"Volunteering gives us all a chance to make a difference, to become part of a positive groundswell for the greater good," she said.
"Here is always someone out there just waiting to be asked, we should always remember to include others to step up.
"We all want to belong and feel as though we can leave a positive imprint on our community. It has been my great joy."