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Register of Appropriate Support Persons (RASP) - Alice Springs

Australian Red Cross
  • Ongoing position
  • Twelve hour shifts
  • Join the World’s largest humanitarian network

The program

To provide support for young people who are required to be interviewed by police. The objective is to support these young people at times when another responsible adult (parent/career/lawyer/case manager) is unavailable. Your role will give these young people confidence that their rights will be upheld and that they will be treated fairly during the interview and/or charging process.

The opportunity

This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is a good listener and is able to remain neutral and impartial within a Police Station. As a RASP volunteer you will support vulnerable young people facing a stressful and foreign situation.

The impact

This program aims to assist young people to make informed decisions, ensure their rights are upheld, and reduce the time young people spend in custody. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

We encourage all of our employees/volunteers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees/volunteer must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

Please note: you will be required to provide details for two professional references to submit this application.

This role cannot contribute to academic credits, including required placement hours.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.