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Register of Appropriate Support Persons (RASP) - Tennant Creek

Apply now Role no: 496907
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: Varied hours
Location: Regional NT

  • Ongoing position
  • Twelve hour shifts
  • Join the World’s largest humanitarian network

The program
To provide support for young people who are required to be interviewed by police. The objective is to support these young people at times when another responsible adult (parent/carer/lawyer/case manager) is unavailable. Your role will give these young people confidence that their rights will be upheld and that they will be treated fairly during the interview and/or charging process.

The opportunity
This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is a good listener and is able to remain neutral and impartial within a police station. As a RASP volunteer, you will support vulnerable young people facing a stressful and foreign situation.

The impact
This program aims to assist young people to make informed decisions, ensure their rights are upheld, and reduce the time young people spend in custody. 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 below or contact John Fitz on 0417 002 873
Volunteer Role Description: Download File RASP Tennant Creek VRD 2021.pdf

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

Please note: you will be required to provide details for two references to submit this application.

This role cannot contribute to academic credits, including required placement hours.

Advertised: AUS Central Standard Time
Applications close:

  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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