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Register of Appropriate Support Persons (RASP) - Darwin
Role no: 498791
Availability: Business hours, Evenings, Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: Varied hours
- Ongoing position
- Twelve hour shifts
- Join the World’s largest humanitarian network
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.
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 environment. As a RASP volunteer you will support vulnerable young people facing a stressful and foreign situation.
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.
To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the volunteer role description Register of Appropriate Support Persons (RASP) - Darwin 22.pdf or contact Kaitlyn Anderson on 0417 494 717.
This role cannot contribute to academic credits (including required placement hours).
To submit this an application you will be required to provide details for two professional references.
Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.
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Submit your application
Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
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.
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.
At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.
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