Kitchen Assistant

Baptist Care SA

The Organisation
At Baptist Care SA, we find ways to make people's lives better.
Baptist Care SA provides out of home care, disability care, youth education and employment, homelessness and therapeutic support services. We work tirelessly to help South Australians achieve their full potential. Baptist Care SA is committed to working with the State’s most disadvantaged, championing local issues and connecting with people to provide transition pathways from adversity to opportunity.


Volunteer positions:
Volunteers are an essential part of Baptist Care SA. They play a vital role in the delivery of services to those doing it tough in our community. We are looking for dedicated volunteers to assist prepare meals for anyone experiencing homelessness or just having a difficult time. A day in the kitchen could look like,



  • Preparing ingredients for a delicious meal

  • Serving meals to our daily patrons

  • Having a meaningful discussion


  •   Or helping with the cleaning up



We look for Volunteers with the following attributes:
• Punctual and reliable
• Respectful and courteous at all times to all visitors, volunteers and employees of Baptist SA
• Willingness to learn and follow instructions
• Ability to show empathy with people who experience hardship, loss, disadvantage and disconnection from the community
• Ability to work 5-15 hours per week (between 9am-2pm Monday to Friday) for ideally a minimum of 3 months


Start making a positive change in a person’s life and register your interest in becoming a Volunteer for Baptist Care SA today!


Baptist Care SA is committed to the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable people and as such applicants will be considered in accordance with our safety practices and suitability screening processes prior to being accepted as a Baptist Care SA


Specific requirements:


• A valid DHS Working with Children Check
• A valid National Police Check
• A valid Child Safe Environments Training certificate


Please note that Baptist Care SA will assist approved applicants to obtain these checks/certificates free of charge.



Express interest

  • Location: Adelaide SA
  • Category Community Services

Suitable for

  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Work Experience

Commitment

Regular - less than 6 months

Time Required

We have shifts available from Monday to Friday 9am - 2pm.

Training

Onsite training provided

Requirements

  • Covid-19 vaccination
  • National Police Certificate *
  • Working with Children Check *

Please Note:
* During the Covid-19 pandemic, organisations should be providing all necessary Covid-19 safety protection measures for volunteers following the advice of both the State or Territory Governments and the Federal Government. Your safety and wellbeing is your priority. Familiarise yourself with the most up-to-date requirements and advice from the Australian and NT and SA State Governments.
* As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance).
* Best practice volunteer involvement recommends that a volunteer role should not be more than 15-16 hours per week.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

Express interest