ID: 154947

General Volunteers & Drivers for Orange Sky Laundry in Perth – O'Connor

Homeless Regular - more than 6 months O'connor WA

About this opportunity

• Make a real difference in the lives of people experiencing homelessness. • Contribute to the growth and success of Orange Sky Australia's services. • Opportunities for professional development and employment.

YOUR NEW FAMILY: Orange Sky Australia, founded in 2014 by friends Lucas Patchett and Nicholas Marchesi, is a not-for-profit organisation providing free mobile laundry and shower services to people experiencing homelessness. Through a network of 30+ vans and 1800+ amazing volunteers, our services are now positively connecting communities all around Australia and New Zealand.

YOUR NEW ROLE: As a general volunteer, you will be required to go out on shift once a week or fortnight and make sure the van greets our friends with an awesome group of volunteers. As the general volunteer, you will be expected to communicate effectively with our Team Leaders and the Service Managers as well as with other members of our OS Family. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • This shift will be a weekly or fortnightly commitment on Thursdays between 9.00am – 11.00am on site with approx. 30-40 minutes either side if travelling in van.
  • Preference for volunteers to be part of a driving roster with other team members to pick up van from Kwinana and take to shift.
  • Communicating shift reports and incidents to our management team

To be successful, you will be organised, great with people, and have a genuine passion for helping others. You will be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

Please submit an expression of interest here and you'll receive an automatic e-mail with details for how to apply!

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

Time Required

3-5 hours per week or fortnight

Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • Safety & Emergency Services
Training

Provided

Reimbursement

A life changing experience!