ID: 107882

Volunteer Street Outreach/Homeless Support Worker - Gold Coast

Homeless Regular - more than 6 months Southport QLD, Surfers Paradise QLD

About this opportunity

The Street Outreach Service operates on a Friday evening in and around the Gold Coast, including Southport, Surfers Paradise, Labrador and Runaway Bay. Providing harm minimisation, support, information, referrals and crisis intervention to individuals who may be homeless on the streets or otherwise at risk.

The patrols are staffed by trained volunteers and provide drinks and snacks, emotional support where required, transport where young people are otherwise at risk, information on a wide range of issues and available services, information on issues regarding health, social or lifestyle issues, alcohol and other drugs and referrals and connections to other professional agencies.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or an approved Medical Exemption

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

Friday evening 6-10pm

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Fundraising & Events

You will be provided one day of training.