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Soul Kitchen Night Manager

300 Blankets
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You are someone who wants to make an incredible contribution to people at risk of or experiencing homelessness in our community.

Why 300 Blankets 300 Blankets is a not for profit, volunteer-run charity, dedicated to supporting people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Victoria through three service Programs: Outreach, Soul Kitchen and Iceolation. By reaching out to people who are disenfranchised and socially isolated, we strive to break down barriers and enrich a community where all people are accepted and respected through love, compassion, and dignity.

What you’ll do As the Night Leader you will be required to:

Prior to the Sunday: • Liaise with the Volunteer Manager in the week prior to the night to confirm Volunteer numbers and determine who will be the available Kitchen Leader for the evening. • Liaise with the Kitchen Leader to determine the menu for the evening as well as ingredients required for purchase. • Liaise with the Volunteer Manager to confirm who will collect donated items for the evening including food stuffs and material aid.

On the Sunday: • Coordinate collection of all items from the designated storage facility and their transport to the venue. • Conduct a Volunteer briefing at the start of the night to address any issues from the previous week as well as introducing new volunteers. • Take a roll of attendees and induct new volunteers to the site. • Coordinate and manage all Volunteers throughout the night; liaise with the Kitchen Leader throughout the evening. • Monitor wellbeing of volunteer and guests throughout the evening. • Open the doors to the venue for guests at the designated time. • Attend to any near misses or incidents as well as taking the lead in any dispute resolution. • Manage and oversee the pack-up and cleaning of the facility. • Conduct a de-briefing session at the end of the night. • Coordinate transport of all materials and items back to storage. • Communicate any issues and information to the Program Manager.

Commitment: • Management of at least 12 nights across a 12-month period. • 5 hours per Sunday night managed.

We can offer you • An organisation focused on volunteer wellbeing; • An engaging and social team culture; • Mandatory training including: o First Aid Training Level - HLTAID003. o Working with Children Check. o Mental Health First Aid. o Food Handling Training.

Why you’re right for 300: You’re someone who: • Has exceptional people management skills. • Is an excellent and confident verbal communicator. • Is a confident leader. • Is OHS conscious and/or trained. • Able to adhere to, implement (and adapt) established procedures. • An unwavering belief and conviction in serving others and doing so in a compassionate and empathetic manner; a passionate humanitarian.

Sounds like you? • Email your application to

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