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Crisis and Homelessness Support - Emergency Relief | Hobart

  • Location: Across: Hobart TAS, West Hobart TAS, Gagebrook TAS, North Hobart TAS
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People Learning English
    • People with disability
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
    • Counselling & Help Line
  • Training

    Onsite training and induction

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    Volunteer appointments are subject to satisfactory criminal history checks, reference checks and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Án opportunity to join our passionate team of volunteers assisting vulnerable people through our Emergency Relief program in Tasmania.

Emergency Relief Team Members assist with the packing and distribution of food, initial eligibility interviews, entry of client data, general operations of the program and maintaining the work environment.

We're looking for motivated volunteers to support and improve the lives of vulnerable people in the community. You must communicate effectively, have initiative and regular ongoing availability. Empathy and the ability to build rapport are crucial attributes. Knowledge and understanding of factors impacting on the well-being of individuals, families and communities will be highly regarded.

The Emergency Relief service has sites at Hobart, Kingston, Bridgewater, Glenorchy and Gagebrook.

About the program The Emergency Relief program supports people experiencing crisis and provides a range of assistance and referral services to address the person's immediate situation.

About Uniting Uniting works alongside people of all ages in local communities in Victoria and Tasmania. Our services reach to Albury-Wodonga in the north, Mallacoota in East Gippsland, the Wimmera region in the west, and across Tasmania.

Uniting is the community services organisation of the Uniting Church. We’ve been supporting people and families for over 100 years. We are 7000 skilled, passionate and creative people providing over 770 programs and services.

Volunteer appointments are subject to satisfactory criminal history checks, reference checks and Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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