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Food Security Volunteer - ACT

Apply now Role no: 495253
Availability: Mornings
Time involved: 1 - 4 hours per week
Location: Canberra

  • Ongoing, minimum of 6 months commitment
  • 4 hours per week on Tuesday morning

The program

Red Cross work closely with agencies to improve their wellbeing and social connectedness of the most vulnerable community here in the ACT. We support programs that creates community cohesion and promotes the well-being of participants.

The opportunity

This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is a good listener and can commit to four hours a week. The role involves to take part on community garden activities, being prepared to have a chat and be a good listener, and provide healthy lunches for people assisting the program.

The impact

As a volunteer, you’ll brighten the life of people suffering vulnerability by offering them a safe place to come and gather on a weekly basis. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description Download File Food Security Volunteer Role Description.pdf or contact Stefan Carrillo at 02 6234 7637.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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