Emmanuel City Mission (formerly Blind Eye Ministries) is a daytime sanctuary for the most vulnerable in our city. This centre is based on Christian values and behaviour with each individual being treated with dignity and respect. The centre consists of regular activities, basic facilities and services to assist those with a variety of needs. The centre desires to not only meet the material needs, but the fullness of the individual, mind, body and soul.

The role

  • Provide a warm presence to homeless visitors of the centre
  • Have conversations with people experiencing homelessness
  • Provide assistance in meeting the requests of the visitors eg. towels, clothing, toiletries
  • General centre duties include; Food preparation, cleaning and restocking

Requirements

When and where

10am - 2pm, Monday to Friday

3 places available per day (maximum of 2 days of placements, per student, per week)

19 Merivale St, South Brisbane QLD

Applications

All applications are processed through InPlace. For information and tools on how to use InPlace, please refer to the guide on the Student Portal.

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By applying to ACU Engagement for this opportunity, you acknowledge that your ACU email address and the information you provide in your application will be shared with the organisation that offers this opportunity. The organisation will keep your personal information confidential.

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acuengagement@acu.edu.au

 

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