Register of Appropriate Support Persons (RASP) - Alice Springs

Australian Red Cross

  • Ongoing position

  • Twelve hour shifts

  • Join the World’s largest humanitarian network

The program

To provide support for young people who are required to be interviewed by police. The objective is to support these young people at times when another responsible adult (parent/career/lawyer/case manager) is unavailable. Your role will give these young people confidence that their rights will be upheld and that they will be treated fairly during the interview and/or charging process.

The opportunity

This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is a good listener and is able to remain neutral and impartial within a Police Station. As a RASP volunteer you will support vulnerable young people facing a stressful and foreign situation.

The impact

This program aims to assist young people to make informed decisions, ensure their rights are upheld, and reduce the time young people spend in custody. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

This role cannot contribute to academic credits, including required placement hours.

Our COVID-19 safe practices

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 requirements in the ‘Keeping everyone safe from COVID-19’ section prior to applying.

Application requirements

To submit this an application you will be required to provide details for two professional references.

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

Thank you for considering volunteering at Red Cross. We also have great career opportunities.

Express interest

  • Location: Alice Springs NT
  • Category Community Services


Regular - more than 6 months

Time Required

Ongoing position/12-hour shifts


Volunteer induction and role specific training will be provided.


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

2 reference checks

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

Express interest