Would you like to create welcoming, friendly, safe and secure communities? If so, we’d love you to be part of the City of Melville Neighbourhood Watch Committee. The City of Melville NHW program is run by a dynamic group of local volunteers who work together to create welcoming, friendly, safe and secure neighbourhoods. Neighbourhood Watch is a good way to start conversations in your community and build safe, strong, caring, connected and happy communities!
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The Youth Bus is a safe place for Melbourne's homeless and marginalised youth. A fully refurbished motorcoach parks on Flinders Street every weeknight equipped with a kitchenette, computers, Xbox gaming consoles, a DJ booth, chill out areas and private counselling area. The Youth Bus enables Melbourne Project 614 workers and volunteers to build relationships with vulnerable and isolated young people with the intent to improve their pathways to accommodation, employment and education.
Youth Street Teams operate every Friday and Saturday night between 11pm-5am, 16-20 volunteers over the age of 18 head out on foot and in vehicles to the streets of Melbourne CBD, and engage with vulnerable and intoxicated young people who have come into the City from the suburbs for a night out.
The Salvation Army Melbourne operates a Coffee van on Friday and Saturday nights at the Queen Street Maxi Cab rank, outside CQ Night Club. The Van sells hotdogs to people exiting nightclubs and provides free coffee to taxi drivers to encourage them to use the taxi rank. The coffee van is a social enterprise, where the profits go directly to support Melbourne’s homeless community. The Lighthouse coffee van operates from 11pm to 4am, Friday and Saturday nights.
The Salvation Army Melbourne operates a supermarket style service where Melbourne’s most disadvantaged can receive essential pantry and personal items and clothes for themselves and their families. The Marketplace offers a wide selection of food and other necessities to those who need them most, as well as an opportunity for staff and trained volunteers to chat with clients about deeper needs that the person may be currently experiencing. The Marketplace operates from 9am to 1pm, Monday-Friday.
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 & experienced Salvation Army workers & a team of trained volunteers who are based at 69 Bourke Street, Melb, from 11pm-7am, as well as being mobile in Melb CBD. The teams pro-actively engage with people on the streets, responding to calls from Police, Emergency Services and the general public.
Program Summary: The Night Café will build upon the existing daytime Lighthouse Café operation to provide a welcoming, safe and inclusive place for anyone homeless or at risk of homelessness in the City of Melbourne. Based at 69 Bourke Street Melbourne, the space will be open from 11pm-7am, 7 nights a week and will be staffed by 2 trained Salvation Army staff and supported by a team of 3-5 volunteers each night.
The primary purpose of ER workers is to provide an effective, equitable and accessible service for any person who requires it.
Help people prepare for, provide relief during and assist in the aftermath of an emergency event or major disaster - become an Emergency Services Team Member with the Red Cross.
While the primary role of the SES is to respond to incidents involving floods and storms, it also provides crucial support and assistance to other emergency service organisations. SES is open to men and women with a reasonable degree of physical fitness and a passion to get involved within their community. When a natural disaster strikes or an emergency situation arises, DFES’s SES volunteers can be found providing a wide range of volunteer services to help the community.
Socially minded people to attend a venue or event where alcohol is involved. Hours vary
Promote RFDS and help organise fundraising events. Events include market days, open gardens, manning gates at annual agricultural show, raffles etc.
Blood donors are vital - for so many people blood donors are a lifeline. Currently only 1 in 30 Australians donate, 1 in 3 will need blood in their lifetime. If you are interested in getting your workplace, sporting club, school or community group involved in blood donation, complete the Expression of Interest.
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