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Volunteer Vacancies

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community, upskill and make new friends? 

Join Hobart City Mission’s volunteer family and be rewarded with new experiences, new friends and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people doing it tough. 

City Mission Op Shops - Available Volunteer Shifts

Sorting Warehouse
Saturday shifts available

Moonah Transport Team:
Shifts are 8.30am – 4.30pm and based from our Moonah Furniture Warehouse site. These shifts are ideal for someone who is physically fit, reliable and willing to fulfil an all-day shift.

Truck/Van Driver
Must have Manual License
Monday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Truck/Van Offsider
Sound knowledge of Hobart and Surrounds, truck driving experience not required.
Physically fit and able

Monday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Moonah Furniture Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Friday 9am to 1pm

Moonah Clothing Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Monday 1pm to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 9pm
Friday 9am to 9pm
Saturday 1pm to 5pm

Glenorchy Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Thursday 9am to 5pm – full day preferred
Saturday 9am to 1pm (fortnightly)
Saturday 1pm to 5pm (fortnightly)

Rosny Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Saturday 1pm to 5pm

CBD Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Friday 1pm to 5pm 
Saturday 1pm to 5pm (x2 shifts available)

Warrane Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Christmas Relief Shifts
Tuesday 1pm to 5pm
Friday 9am to 1pm

Sorell Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Friday 1pm to 5pm (fortnightly)
Saturday 1pm to 5pm

Kingston Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Saturday 1pm to 5pm 

Huonville Op Shop – Retail Assistant
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 5pm 

Please keep in mind unless you have your own transport such as a car or live in the local area, the Sorell & Huonville stores may be difficult for you to get to as there is limited public transport to these areas.

Please note: Unfortunately we cannot facilitate student volunteers who need to complete mandatory placement hours. This is due to limited staff resources. We apologise for any inconvenience

Volunteer at Small Steps,

To support young mums and their babies

We are seeking a community of compassionate volunteers to support young mums and their children at Small Steps.

Small Steps provides supported accommodation for twelve mums aged 15 – 25 and their children, who might otherwise be facing homelessness.You’ll be a friendly face at Small Steps, part of a committed volunteer team who help the residents and their children by:

  • Providing support outside of normal business hours i.e. overnight and on weekends
  • Supporting mums when they are having minor medical issues (scrapes, bumps, teething) with their babies or children
  • Providing low level guidance or emotional support to help mums take care of themselves or their child
  • Making residents feel safe, secure and comfortable
  • This is a sleepover role, one or two nights per week, with your own apartment provided

For more information or to register your interest, please contact Sara at sshepherd@hobartcitymission.org.au  

Volunteer at Safe Space
Homelessness Shelter

Help people experiencing homelessness in Southern Tasmania, by volunteering at Safe Space. 

Safe Space is a day and night program that provides shelter, safety and support to people sleeping rough. We have morning, and evening shifts available, which run 7 days a week. 

Morning shift – Every day from 7.30am – 9.30am
Evening shift – Every day from 6pm – 8pm 

You’ll be a friendly face at Safe Space, helping the staff and clients by: 

  • setting up and packing down stretcher beds
  • assisting clients to pack up belongings each morning
  • preparing and heating meals and making hot drinks
  • assisting to keep the space clean and tidy

Volunteer at our Events

We value the help of volunteers to make these events a success. Volunteering for events is on an on-call/casual basis – we will contact you when opportunities arise.

These roles may involve a mix of the following responsibilities:

  • Community engagement
  • Supervision of stalls
  • Sorting of donations
  • Distribution of donations
  • Cooking of sausage sizzles
Volunteers at Pram Push

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