Museum Guide and Cleaners required Casual/Temporary - A number of positions available for reliable and energetic workers - Picturesque and popular tourist destination - On the job training and references offered after 3 month probationary period - An interest in the history of Energy in Queensland and electrical appliances is preferred
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Volunteer Counsellors Wanted. - No prior experience required. This opportunity is Australia wide.
Assist male client (aged around 40) to read and write letters. This is the client's main way of communicating with friends and family and people in his community.
Hospitality Volunteers Required Casual/Temporary Hospitality Volunteers required - A number of positions available for reliable and energetic workers - Picturesque and popular tourist destination - On the job training and references offered after 3 month probationary period
The Lighthouse Café is a welcoming venue providing breakfast, lunch, coffee and tea, as well as support to people from all walks of life, especially those living on the margins of society. Lighthouse Cafe’s primary purpose is about building relationships with people and developing a strong sense of belonging and acceptance for all and to assist them out of their current state of homelessness. The Lighthouse Cafe operates from 8.15am to 2pm, Monday-Friday.
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.
Position: Whole in the Wall Café runs out of the Lighthouse Café. The barista’s make the coffee’s for the Lighhouse Café, as well as staffing a social enterprise take-away coffee shop. We are looking for positive and welcoming people to greet customers, take coffee orders, make coffee and chat to people about The Salvation Army programs.
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.
At The Salvation Army Melbourne, we highly value ensuring that everyone feels welcomed and included. We are looking for friendly and personable volunteers to welcome everyone who enters the building, including community members, volunteers and the general public. These volunteers will also be trained to inform people about the various Salvation Army programs and services offered and make calls to Salvation Army staff for referrals when required.
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.
Share your smile and companionship during weekly or fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated elderly Italian lady living in aged care in Richmond
Share your smile and companionship during weekly or fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated elderly lady living in aged care in Richmond
Share your language (Hungarian) and companionship during fortnightly friendly visits with an isolated elderly lady living in an Aged Care facility in Carrum Downs.
CatholicCare requires a new volunteer to manage the Reception Desk and to welcome clients to the HIV/AIDS program community lunch, Fortnightly on Mondays (10am-2pm).
Attend a family home along, with other friendly volunteers, to assist with basic exercises & stretches necessary for a young man after a car accident. No experience necessary.
Urgently needed! Bring your smile and cheer up this elderly Bosnian lady in Frankston with weekly friendly visits.
Visit socially isolated resident, share your life experiences and develop a friendship
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