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Health and Safety Officer - Various locations - #150423

  • Location: Across: Marrickville NSW, Balmain NSW, Concord NSW, Lewisham NSW, Erskineville NSW, Mosman NSW, Tempe NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    3-4 hours per week flexible

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Safety & Emergency Services
    • Food Preparation & Service
    • Administration & Office Management
  • Training

    Induction and orientation will be provided.

Are you a current or retired health professional (such as a nurse, paramedic or first aid officer) who is keen to continue serving your community?

With the anticipated lifting of the COVID-19 restrictions, we will be re-opening our centres which pack and distribute surplus bread donated by bakeries.

To prioritise the safety of our volunteers, and our products, we are seeking volunteers with health-related experience for each of our centres.

Duties will include:

  • measure and record the temperature of each volunteer using a non-contact thermometer
  • maintain an onsite contact register of all attendees
  • set out workplace mats to maintain social distancing
  • monitor regular handwashing by all volunteers
  • ensure that volunteers demonstrate appropriate food safety procedures while handling bread
  • oversee hygienic cleaning of all surfaces and equipment at the end of shift

The Health and Safety Officer provides volunteers with a point of contact to discuss their concerns, and access to support services. A proven ability to work both independently and as part of a small team is required. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and have strong attention to detail.

Benefits: Volunteering allows you to connect to your community and make it a better place. Dedicating your time as a volunteer, helps you make new friends, expand your network, raise your self-confidence, improve your social and work skills and achieve a natural sense of accomplishment.


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