As a Night Shelter Volunteer you will work with others to welcome guests to the Night Shelter, talk to guests and oversee 'lights out', and stay overnight with guests in our church hall location.
Skills and capabilities that you would need to begin this role:
Approachable and friendly, open minded, with a willingness to listen and reassure others
Respect for diversity and cultural difference, and willingness to work with asylum seekers
Reliable, committed, calm and level headed
Able to keep confidentiality appropriately
Willing to take responsibility for security
Confident and able to encourage others to do what is expected of them (tidying the venue)
A second language is an advantage, but not essential
Volunteers should be available for a maximum of two sessions a month. The Night Shelter is open from Monday evening to Saturday morning, and volunteers would be required to stay overnight from 10pm to 8am.
- People Skills
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Customer Service
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Available for a maximum of two sessions a month
- The shelter opens from Monday to Saturday, volunteers would stay overnight from 10pm to 8am.