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Community Union Defence League
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**ABOUT US ** Community Union Defence League is a not-for-profit organisation. Our priority is to build mutual aid networks around Australia where working people can help other struggling working people by developing essential programs that will help families and individuals being crushed by an unfair system designed for the rich.

We are now at an exciting stage where everything is happening, and we need motivated volunteers to support our development.

**About the role: ** Driver for people experiencing homelessness As a driver for the Community Union Defence League you will be required to commit to driving on a Sunday once a month during the times of 1100pm to 3:00pm. This should be approximately 3 hours maximum 4 hours of driving in total.

The position will be picking up food from other Volunteers who have very generously donated food to the kitchen. Note: You will be reimbursed for Petrol but your own car is required.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Contact the volunteer cooks the day before you’ll be driving out to them.
  • Text them an ETA when you around 1 hour from picking up
  • Get the food to the Kitchen in a timely manner. 3:15 is the preferred time of arrival.
  • Use a mask during COVID – 19 and use gloves.
  • Use our ZULIP group organisation for updates etc. ( can be accessed by phone or laptop)

No contact pickup ( Call volunteer cooks and ask them to leave the food outside so there is no risk of spread of the virus)

YOU WILL BRING An energetic and enthusiastic personality Outstanding listening skills Communicate confidently and effectively (through oral and written form) Ability to work independently and autonomously Some skills in the use of technology to access the ZULIP app

Join a multicultural and highly motivated team of volunteers. We work toward our goals, collaborating and exchanging ideas, we communicate in person, email and Zulip. We are from all the different part of Australia which makes us stronger and more capable of making an impact on a wider scale. We are flexible and we believe that we can make a difference.

Still reading? If you think you could bring something remarkable to the team, click on “Express your interest” and our friendly volunteer coordinator team will be in touch!