Chatty Cafe Volunteer

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 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


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

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