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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.


 

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.


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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