Salvation Army - Playford

V-Doorways Support Assistant - Cage Cafe

The Doorways Support Assistant will be the first person a community member meets when they walk through the door.  A smile and tidy area welcomes a community member into a place where they feel safe and accepted.  Doorways Support Assistants act in all aspects of material aid emergency relief, offering refreshments, helping with the food pantry and also with the process of providing connection and support.

We are looking for volunteers to assist in the foyer of Cage Cafe

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday - 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.  Friday 9:00 am to 11:00 am


  • Serving from the foyer (cage cafe) and listening/talking with community members
  • Getting food parcels ready to support the reception role . 
  • Serve community members in Market (Friday)

Capabilities and personal attributes:

  • Your confidence and interest in meeting new people is essential for this role
  • Handling heavy items will require volunteers to understand correct manual handling techniques, wear closed toe, sturdy shoes and to use lifting aids such as trolleys
  • Volunteers must be able to self manage
  • communicate effectively
  • work collaborative with other team members.


  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children/Vulnerable People Check

The following training is also required:

  • Introduction to The Salvation Army, code of conduct training, work-safe and child-safe practices
  • Volunteer site and role induction including Introduction to the Doorways Model of Care and other role specific learning such as dealing with difficult people, confidentiality and SAMiS database training.