SA Police Call Outs Volunteer - Adelaide

Australian Red Cross

  • Ongoing position - minimum commitment of 6 months

  • 12hr on-call shifts commencing 8am or 8pm daily. 3 on-call shifts per month.

  • Requires ability to respond quickly and travel across the Greater Adelaide area.

  • Driver's license essential. Must have an SA drivers license and access to a vehicle

  • Regular access to email/phone is required

**The program **

The Police Call Outs Program supports young people in police interviews when a parent, guardian or other suitable adult is unavailable. Volunteers in this program are required to attend police interviews on an 'on-call' basis to ensure that young people's rights are respected and that they feel supported during this process. 

The opportunity

For this role you will have the capability to interact positively with young people and provide non-judgmental support, whilst engaging professionally with the South Australian Police. It would be great if you have knowledge and experience working within the youth justice system, but it is not required. 

The impact

As a Police Call Outs volunteer you will provide support to young people whilst gaining experience with the world's largest humanitarian organisation. You will also have access to ongoing training opportunities and the chance to learn about and contribute to the youth justice sector. Whatever your motivation, volunteering at Red Cross is valuable to us and rewarding for you.

A Working With Children Check (Child Related Employment Screening) is required for this role.

Please note: you will be required to upload a recent copy of your CV to submit this application.

Please note: you will be required to provide details of two professional references to submit this application.

We encourage all of our employees/volunteers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees/volunteer must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Express interest

  • Location: Adelaide SA
  • Category Young People


Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

Ongoing position - minimum commitment of 6 months 12hr on-call shifts commencing 8am or 8pm daily. 3 on-call shifts per month.


Volunteer induction and role specific training will be provided


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

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

Express interest