Program description

One Meal – It Makes a Difference is a not-for-profit community organisation that helps to feed, clothe and support the homeless and underprivileged. One Meal provides nutritious meals weekly to those in need in several locations across Sydney, including Ambarvale, Blacktown, Darlinghurst, Manly, Riverwood, and Sutherland Shire. Our meal service patrons are provided with a main meal as well as a breakfast pack to take away and are further assisted (where possible) with swags, sanitary packs, toiletries, clothing items, blankets, and so on. We also seek to collaborate with other service providers in our areas of operation to enable cross-referral wherever there may be benefit to our patrons.

Volunteers are the cornerstone of One Meal. Join One Meal in making a difference by serving meals to those in need across Sydney each week.

Students will be supervised by the Team Leader at the meal service and will receive information on food safety and food handling.

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Position description

Students will serve meals to those who are underprivileged and/or sleeping rough at a meal service location run by One Meal. Students may also assist with the set-up and clean-up of the meal service.

Position requirements

All volunteers are required to hold a current and valid Working With Children Check.


Community engagement placements are available at the following meal service locations:

Green Park, Darlinghurst
301 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Dates and times

Green Park, Darlinghurst
Saturdays, 6:45pm to 8:15pm 

Application process

Please send your expression of interest to ACU Engagement at
Please include in your email:

  • your student number;
  • your community engagement unit;
  • the number of community engagement hours you would like to complete with One Meal;
  • details of the time and days you are available for this placement opportunity; and
  • whether you have a current Working with Children Check Clearance.

Application deadline

End of March 2019.

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ACU Policy & Procedure

ACU Policies and Procedures aim to keep both you and the communities you interact with legally, physically and ethically safe. It is a requirement of all community engagement placements that you read and familiarise yourself with ACU policies and procedures prior to commencement.

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