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Social Media Officer

  • Location: Glen Iris VIC
  • Category: Animal Welfare

Use your knowledge and experience on social media to change animals’ lives. Save-A-Dog Scheme is looking for a person with social media and communications experience and skills to help us engage and expand our community through our social media channels. The role involves writing engaging content and assisting with the development and maintenance of our social media presence, currently on Facebook and Instagram.

Salvation Army Coffee Van Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Youth Bus Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Young People

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.

Salvation Army – Lighthouse Café Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Other

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.

Lighthouse Café Barista Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Community Services

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 Marketplace - Emergency Relief

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Salvation Army Kitchen Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Community Services

Food is at the heart of what we do at The Salvation Army Melbourne, as it provides a focal point for hospitality, and community for those that are vulnerable and isolated. The Kitchen is a warm and welcoming space where our chef, volunteers and clients prepare around 3,000 meals per week. The Kitchen is open from Monday - Friday, with the food preparation beginning at 9am and continuing until approx. 2pm.

Salvation Army Night Watch Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Community Services

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.

Salvation Army - Night Café Volunteer

  • Location: Melbourne VIC
  • Category: Community Services

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 (partial cover of the shift is also welcome)

ACT Roadhouse Program Volunteer

  • Location: Canberra ACT
  • Category: Community Services

ACT Red Cross Roadhouse provides free meals, support and referral to homeless and disadvantaged people six days a week. Volunteers set up the hired room, undertake basic meals preparation, serve meals to patrons and clean up and pack away tables and chairs at the end of the shift. Work in a small, friendly team of volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds while providing hot, nutritious meals, that contributes to both physical and mental wellbeing.

Event-Catalogue Assistants"Plant Minding Centre"

  • Location: Kariong NSW
  • Category: Community Services

Assistance required with cataloguing incoming plants for the Plant Lovers Event. 22/9/18- 8.00am-12.00pm 12.00pm-4.00pm 23/9/18- 9.00am-12.00pm 12.00pm-3.00pm ***This opportunity comes to you via Volunteering Central Coast- Please ring 02 4329 7122 to make a booking for either a face to face or telephone interview so we can refer you for this role or visit the Volunteering Central Coast website to submit your interest****

Intensely rewarding volunteering: writing stories, chats over coffee, dog walking & more!

  • Location: Mitcham VIC
  • Category: Other

EPC volunteers are warm, kind, fun, and care passionately about their community. And each week, they offer a few hours of their time to make a huge impact to some of the most vulnerable people in Melbourne’s east. If you like story-writing, chatting over coffee, sharing a hobby or skill, dog-walking, driving; or if knitting blankets is more your speed; if you have a little free time and lots of compassion, and want a volunteer role with a difference, we would love to speak with you.