ID: 157080

Volunteer Street Outreach/Homeless Support Worker - Mackay

Homeless Any Duration Mackay QLD

About this opportunity

The Street Outreach Service operates on a Friday evening in and around Mackay. 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.

*Training for this intake will be 16th February 2021

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Food Preparation & Service