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Roadhouse Kitchen Volunteer ACT

Apply now Role no: 495646
Availability: Weekends
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Canberra

  • Ongoing
  • Saturday and Sunday availability

The program
Roadhouse Services delivers a free hot meal and information service in the Griffin Centre 6 nights per week in the late afternoon. The program also provides information on housing and employment and referral to other support services.

The opportunity
Volunteers required for supporting the Red Cross Roadhouse program to provide meals to the homeless and disadvantaged six days a week.

Volunteers set up the hired room, undertake basic meals preparation, serve meals to patrons and clean up and pack away tables and chairs at the end of the shift. Physical ability to set up tables and chairs and lift up to 10 kg would be highly desired. Volunteers must be over 18 years of age and have a Working with Vulnerable People Card.

The impact
As a Road House volunteer you will be involved in helping to prepare and serve nutritious food to homeless and disadvantaged community members who otherwise might not have access to a decent meal in a day. Volunteers work in a small and friendly team of people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description Download File Role description - ACT Roadhouse.pdf or contact Malou Anes on

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

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard 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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