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Volunteer Food Production Assistant

  • Location: Richmond VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Migrant Services
  • Time Required


  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Travelling Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Food Preparation & Service
  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)
    • Working with Children Check *

    This role is best suited to someone who...
    - loves the cooking world; and
    - is passionate about supporting the migrant community to empower their lives emotionally and financially.

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

SisterWorks is seeking a friendly and reliable volunteer for our Commercial Kitchen in Richmond (Victoria), where migrant women come to produce SisterWorks packaged food products as a way to earn income for themselves. The purpose of this role is to support the Food Production Coordinator and Sister Entrepreneurs with the food production.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist the Food Production Coordinator with supervising the work in the kitchen with a special focus on guiding the Sister Entrepreneurs and maintaining Food Safety standards

Desired experience and qualifications:

  • Understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of SisterWorks Inc.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and the ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Current Food Safety and Handling certification ideal but not essential

Compulsory requirements:

  • Working with Children Check (or Police Check). If you do not have either, you can apply for a Working with Children Check for free.
  • Available every Monday
  • Access to a car and a current Drivers Licence

What you will get: The opportunity to work with women with migrant, asylum seeker and refugee backgrounds, as well as a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. SisterWorks is a close knit community where you can support new Australian women, make connections and friendships and gain work experience.

REQUIRED: To apply, please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your experience and availability to volunteer.