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Homeless Shelter Volunteer

  • Location: Nowra NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Homeless
  • Time Required

    We have two shifts each week night. Early Shift is 4pm - 10pm. Late shift is 10pm - 9am (sleepover).

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People Learning English
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    Orientation for Shelter Policies and Procedures Opportunities for Volunteer Accreditation through TAFE NSW Opportunities for First Aid and Mental Health First Aid Training

  • Reimbursement

    This is a voluntary position. We will only reimburse reasonable approved expenses.

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

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

Duties: Welcoming registered guests;  Providing guests with numbered security tags and signing them into the shelter;  Encouraging guests to use the showering and laundry facilities;  Offering guests the opportunity to use the kitchen to have dinner and breakfast;  Overseeing the adherence of Shelter policy;  Encouraging guests to relax in the lounges and watch TV or Netflix;  Ensuring guests sleep in their allocated beds;  Rousing guests in the morning to have breakfast and be ready to leave at 9am.

No experience needed. Orientation provided.

If this role interests you please apply and we will contact you within 3 business days.