Volunteering Opportunities

Youth Outreach - Toowoomba | Thursday



Thursday: 5.15pm – 8.30pm

Our Toowoomba Branch has been serving the community since 2013, offering friendship and meaningful connection.

Rosies is seeking volunteers to assist with our youth outreach activities. Reporting to the Team Leader, these roles regularly participate in:

  • Assist the team in packing van
  • Preparing tea/coffee/food in readiness for outreach
  • Speaking with patrons to build rapport and relationships
  • Playing outdoor games (e.g. basketball, handball) with young people (13-17 year olds)
  • Serve tea/coffee/noodles/other food on street outreach
  • Pack-up, cleaning and other duties after each outreach
  • Participate in a briefing and debriefing process
  • Observe Health and Safety practices, reporting to the Team Leader any hazards or incidents during outreach
  • Exemplify the values of Rosies at all times

To fulfil this role, it is essential to have:

  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Rapport and empathy building skills
  • Desirable:  conflict de-escalation skills

Minimum outreach engagement is once every 4 weeks, but fortnightly is encouraged to ensure a strong connection is developed with our young patrons.