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Salvation Army Night Watch Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Community Services
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Driving & Transportation
    • Food Preparation & Service
    • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Suitable for
    • Groups of 10 or more
    • People Learning English
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Travelling Volunteers
    • Work Experience & Internships
  • Duration

    Ongoing commitment

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Night Watch extends the capabilities of the Mobile Outreach and Youth Street Teams services to operate 7 nights per week. Night Watch consists of 2 qualified and experienced Salvation Army workers, along with a team of trained volunteers who are based at 69 Bourke Street, Melbourne, from 11pm-7am, as well as being mobile in Melbourne CBD. The teams pro-actively engage with people on the streets, as well responding to calls from Police, Emergency Services and the general public to provide a timely response for a range of inquiries. The teams assist those experiencing homelessness, those who are alcohol and/or drug affected and those that are underage and needing support, by providing transport to a safe place, accommodation assistance and access to a wide range of support services.

Position: Night Watch volunteer position
Role: Work within a team to pro-actively engage with and offer both support and referrals for a range of people, including those experiencing homelessness, those who are alcohol and/or drug affected and underage young people needing support.


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