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Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Soup Patrol Volunteer - Perth Metro

Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/01/2018

Job Category:

Volunteer, Community & Charity / Associations / Non-Profit

Job description:
  • A minimum of one shift per month.
  • The Soup Patrol program operates in Perth Metro area every night.
  • Volunteers must be available from 5:00pm- 8:00pm

The program

With a focus on individuals, groups and communities in vulnerable situations, volunteers of Soup Patrol Program deliver a free, nutritious evening meal to people who are homeless, socially disadvantaged or on very low incomes.

The opportunity
Volunteers must be over 18 and must have a valid C class driver’s licence and current Working with Children's check. The Soup Patrol Volunteer is required to have excellent communication skills and an understanding and empathy for people from diverse backgrounds, at all times behaving in a completely impartial and non-judgmental manner.

Volunteers will need to:

  • Collect soup and serve food provided to all clients.
  • Act in accordance with Australian Red Cross and Soup Patrol guidelines at all times.
  • Ensure all sections of the nightly questionnaire are completed accurately.
  • Clean all equipment and ensure the van, equipment and depot are all neat and tidy at the end of every shift.

The impact

The Soup Patrol Volunteer positions will allow you to provide practical support to a diverse group of people, and the opportunity to give something back to the community in a friendly, relaxed environment. Red Cross supports people experiencing hardship to gain skills and knowledge, access resources and services and improve social participation.

For more information, please see the position description Download File VRD Soup Patrol volunteer 2017.pdf or contact Frank Campbell, 08 9318 2156 or Breanna Jackson-Reid at 08 9225 1919.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time