Chatty Cafe Volunteer

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Short term

About us:

Chelsea Heights Community Centre, is a not-for-profit community based and inclusive organisation which plays a vital role in the social, educational and cultural life of our community. We offer a wide variety of programs, activities and services involving a diverse range people from our local and surrounding community.

About the opportunity:

Chelsea Heights Community Centre is looking for volunteers to help run their new Chatty Cafe project. Chatty Cafe is a new weekly activity at the Centre where "Have a Chat" tables are available for anyone to use to build social connections and reduce social isolation with other locals in a friendly environment.

We need volunteers to assist us to run the activity and help us to:

  • Set up/pack up and clean up
  • Serve and make sure refreshments are available for participants
  • Start and stimulate conversations with participants if needed
  • Support Chelsea Heights Community Centre Staff if required

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and proactive approach
  • Demonstrated positive values of integrity, accountability, reliability and working as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated motivation to commit to a volunteer placement for at least a whole school term (10weeks) and weekly on Wednesday from 9.30am-12.30pm

Volunteer Training and Support:

Volunteering at Chelsea Heights Community Centre provides opportunities for people to enhance existing skills and learn new skills, build self-esteem and confidence to enter the workforce, reduce isolation and to meet new people. Volunteers are recognized for their support and their contribution towards building a better local community. References for future volunteering and employment opportunities.

Special Conditions of Volunteering :

  • Current volunteer police check at the expense of Chelsea Heights Community Centre
  • Current volunteer Work with children check
  • Fully COVID-19 vaccination or a valid Medical Exemption if applicable

 How to apply?

If you wish to apply for this position or need more information, please contact the Chelsea Heights Community Centre by email ch_htscc@bigpond.net.au to obtain a copy of the Volunteer Application Form. 

Role Requirements

  • Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Other - see role description

Interested In

  • Community centres, neighbourhood houses & activity hubs

Location

Chelsea Heights Community Centre, 160 Thames Promenade, Chelsea Heights 3196 View Map

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Accessibility

Ramp entryAccessible parkingAccessible toilets Steps at the entry 3 Accessible car parking spaces 2

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