ID: 95302

Team Leader for Orange Sky Laundry - Gold Coast

Homeless Long Term Southport, QLD

About this opportunity

• Values based and progressive not-for-profit organisation.
• AMAZING team of volunteers who operate our laundry van day in and day out.
• Endless opportunities for growth and development!

Orange Sky Laundry is a not-for-profit organisation providing free mobile laundry and shower services to people who are homeless. Through a network of 12 vans outfitted with showers/commercial washing machines and dryers, we go to over 72 locations across Australia where the needs of our friends on the street are greatest. Orange Sky Laundry was founded in July 2014 by friends Lucas Patchett and Nicholas Marchesi. Our organisation comprises seven board members, 14 employees and over 650 amazing volunteers, all with diverse skills and life experiences. We share a common goal of connecting our friends on the street with the community. Our mission is to provide a platform for conversations, volunteering and opportunities for our friends on the street through a free mobile laundry worldwide!

As the Team Leader of our Wednesday shift at Southport on the Gold Coast you will be required to go out on shift each week and make sure the van greets our friends with an awesome group of volunteers. As the Team Leader, you will be expected to communicate effectively with our Service Manager on the Gold Coast and with other members of our OS Family. Some of your responsibilities will include:

+ Volunteer coordination, including rostering and training.
+ Incident management
+ Weekly shift commitment
+ Communicating shift reports and incidents to our management team on the Sunshine Coast.

To be successful, you will be organised, great with people, and have a genuine passion for helping others. You will be able to manage a team of up to 10 volunteers, maintain accurate rosters and records, communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, and resolve issues in a professional and timely manner.

Please submit an EOI before 15th February and we will e-mail you directly an online application form to complete.

For further information about Orange Sky Laundry, please check out our website, Facebook, twitter or youtube us.

Additional requirements

A positive and non-judgmental attitude!

Time Required

3-4hrs/week, flexible


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