ID: 134150

Volunteer Street Outreach/Homeless Support Worker (Toowoomba)

Homeless Regular - more than 6 months Toowoomba QLD

About this opportunity

The Street Outreach Service operates in and around Toowoomba CBD 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. Support is provided by teams of trained and supported volunteers. This service operates of an evening Monday - Friday.

*Training for this intake will be 10th February 2021


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . Working with Children Check *.

You will need to apply for a Blue Card which we can assist with so there is no cost to you.

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

Monday - Friday 7pm - 10pm

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
Training

1 day training will be provided