CCC is run by 3 staff and approximately 70 volunteers. They provide access to affordable essential items, as well as a place of social connectedness. Around 300 households visit their centre each week, with approximately 1200 households registering to use their services each year.

The role

Various volunteer opportunities are available:

  • Van driver for food rescue
  • Shop assistant in food pantry or op shop
  • Reception (data entry, phone enquiries and customer service)
  • Gardening
  • IT recycling or refurbishment 

Requirements

When and where

Tuesday – Friday 10am - 12noon and 1pm - 4pm

20 Cartwright Street Charnwood 

Applications

Applications for this opportunity are processed directly with the organisation.

Before applying for this opportunity please ensure:

Remember If you are accessing this opportunity as a volunteer outside of a requirement of your course (i.e. not for a unit or practicum requirement), then you are NOT covered by ACU's insurance policies. If accessing this opportunity as a volunteer, we strongly recommend you confirm with the organisation that they have appropriate insurance for volunteers.

To apply, please contact Danielle Bate to express an interest in volunteering. You will be asked to provide a name, email address and phone number, and will then be sent out a welcome letter with instructions on the induction process. 

manager@canberracitycare.org

02 6196 8630

 

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