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If you are not interested in the advertised positions below but would like to register your expression of interest to volunteer and be notified of future vacancies, please register here

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.

For general enquiries please call Customer Contact on 8408 1111.

We are currently seeking applications for the following positions:

Youth General Program Support Volunteers

Youth Program Support Volunteers provide support and assistance to the Youth Community Development program staff and assist young people aged 12 to 25 years participating in social and recreation programs.

We are seeking to fill multiple positions assisting in the following programs (Please be aware that you do not need to be able to commit to all the programs or multiple rosters within a program):

  • Sewing Program - Volunteer will be required to cofacilitate a sewing group including supporting and teaching young people to sew. This is a weekly commitment and will be run after school hours (3pm - 5:30pm) however the day will be negotiated with the successful applicant/s. 
  • Arts & Crafts Program - Volunteer will be required to support a facilitator to run an arts and craft group.  This is a weekly commitment on Wednesdays from 2:45pm to 5:45pm. 
  • Cooking - Volunteer will be required to support a facilitator to run a cooking program.  This is a weekly commitment on Tuesdays.  There are two rosters available, 9:45am to 12:30pm and/or 3:00 to 5:45pm

Where: All these programs are Facilitated at the Brocas, 111 Woodville Road, Woodville.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with setting up and packing up of programs.
  • Role model positive behaviours to young people.
  • Help prepare resources appropriate for allocated program.
  • Encourage and support young people to participate.
  • Promote a safe, inclusive environment for all young people.
  • Respect the confidentiality of the young people.

 If you believe that you have the following, we would love to hear from you:

  • Skills and interest in either of the three programs listed above.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Being able to follow instructions and work within professional boundaries.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Customer Service focussed.
  • Genuine interest in young people.
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to relate well to young people.

This role requires a DHS Working With Children Check, or the willingness to undergo and obtain one (the Council will do this for the successful applicant/s).

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Youth General Program Support Volunteer, and in which specific program, when answering the question, "why do you wish to become a volunteer".

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.


Community Centre Reception Volunteers - The Brocas

Community Centre Reception Volunteers provide a positive image as the first point of contact for newcomers, visitors and participants to the Centre through friendly and efficient operation for rostered daily reception and housekeeping duties.  They also contribute to the running of the Centre by assisting and supporting the Youth Participation Officer and the Community Development Lead - Youth.

The City of Charles Sturt is currently seeking multiple volunteers on a weekly roster to cover the following shifts:

  • Friday 9am to 1pm, The Brocas (Woodville Road)
  • Friday 12:30pm to 4pm, The Brocas (Woodville Road)

If you believe you have the following we would love to hear from you:

  • Customer Service focused.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Being able to follow instructions and work within boundaries.
  • Able to work independently.

This role requires a DHS Aged Care, Disability Services and Working With Children Check, or the willingness to undergo and obtain one (the Council will do this for the successful applicant/s). 

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Community Centre Receptionist Volunteer when answering the question, "why do you wish to become a volunteer".

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.


Cafe Attendant

Cafe Attendants provide a positive image as the first point of contact for newcomers, visitors and participants to the Centre Cafe through friendly and efficient operation of the Henley and Grange Community Cafe and Meals Program.  They also contribute to the running of the Cafe by assisting and supporting the efficient and hygienic running of the food operations.

 Duties will include:

  • Assist with general food preparation as required - wash, peel, chop & cut food
  • Assist with washing utensils and dishes and store appropriately
  • Assist with cleaning food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools and      areas (including coffee machine if applicable)
  • Set tables and clear tables within the café area
  • Assist with disposal of rubbish
  • Assist serving food for clients
  • Comply with all Work Health and Safety regulations
  • Undertake an administrative role possibly including cash handling and /or receipting.

We are seeking applications from people who have/are:

  • Able to make a regular commitment to the program
  • Willingness to undertake mandatory training
  • Demonstrated reliability
  • Ability to follow instructions and work within boundaries
  • Able to work independently
  • Experience in cooking and food preparation
  • Knowledge and understanding of hygienic and safe food preparation and storage practices

We are seeking to fill multiple positions covering the following rosters (Please be aware that you do not need to be able to commit to all the rosters):

When:             Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday

Hours of participation will be negotiated with the successful applicants however it could be one block, or a combination of, 10am to 11am, 11am to 12 noon, 12 noon to 1pm or 1pm to 2pm (Once hours have been negotiated, it would be expected that this will become your regular commitment)

Where:           Henley and Grange Community Centre, 196A Military Road, Henley Beach

This role requires a DHS Aged Care, Disability Services and Working With Children Check, or the willingness to undergo and obtain one (the Council will do this for the successful applicant/s). 

As part of the recruitment process, all applicants will be invited to an information session to discuss the role.  This will be held on Wednesday 7th August 2019, 10am at the Henley and Grange Community Centre.  You will get a confirmation to attend this once your application is received, however if you are applying, please put a save the date in your diary.

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Cafe Attendant Volunteer when answering the question, "why do you wish to become a volunteer".

Applications for this position will close 9am Tuesday 6 August 2019

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.


Graffiti Removal Volunteers

Graffiti Removal Volunteers work as part of a team of volunteers to assist in the rapid removal, monitoring and reporting of graffiti in the City of Charles Sturt.

We are seeking to fill multiple positions covering the following rosters (Please be aware that you do not need to be able to commit to all the rosters):

When:            Monday 9am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm

                     Tuesday 9am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm

                     Wednesday 1pm to 4pm

                     Friday 9am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm

Where:          Meet at the Beverley Depot and then use a Council vehicle to travel to various locations within the City of Charles Sturt

 If you believe that you have the following, we would love to hear from you:

  • Demonstrated reliability and the ability to commit to a regular roster (e.g. 4 hours per week) for at least 6 months
  • Current driver's licence and experience driving and towing a trailer - desirable
  • Basic painting skills - desirable
  • Be of average physical fitness
  • Ability to work well in a team

This role requires a National Criminal History Check, or the willingness to undergo and obtain one (the Council will do this for the successful applicant) 

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Graffiti Removal Volunteer when answering the question, "why do you wish to become a volunteer".

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.


Study Support Volunteer

We are seeking a volunteer to provide informal support and assistance to students who are living, working or studying in the City of Charles Sturt area.

When:             4 – 6pm Thursday, weekly during school term. 

Where:           Findon Library – Located at the Findon Shopping Centre, Cnr. Findon and Grange Roads 

If you believe you have the following we would love to hear from you:

  • Willingness to undergo DHS Child Related screenings
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated reliability and ability to commit to a weekly roster
  • Passion and enthusiasm for working with youth
  • Patience, understanding and tolerance of cultural and varied background

This role requires a DHS Working With Children Check, or the willingness to undergo and obtain one (the Council will do this for the successful applicant) 

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Study Support Volunteer when answering the question, "why do you wish to become a volunteer".

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.


Community Visitors

Do you enjoy meeting new people?

Community Visitors provide regular companionship and friendship to a socially isolated person in a residential facility, enhancing the resident’s social and community involvement.

Community Visitors will be required to visit a selected resident on a regular (eg fortnightly) basis at a time that suits both the volunteer and the resident.

Where appropriate, suitable volunteers will be matched by the coordinator of the program to a resident with similar interests and life experiences.

If you believe you have the following we would love to hear from you:

  • Willingness to undergo DHS Aged Care screenings
  • Good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated reliability.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Be compassionate, cheerful and positive.
  • Patience, understanding and tolerance for cultural and varied backgrounds.

If you are interested in this position and feel you have the skills to suit the role, please apply here. Please indicate that you are applying to be a Community Visitor when answering the question, "why do you wish to become a volunteer".

Please note: You will be asked to create a user name and password.

 

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