Volunteer

Volunteer with Us

Open Doors Youth Service relies on volunteers to bring diversity, experience, maturity and fun to the space and can provide great opportunities for skill building, professional and social development and giving back to the community.

Volunteering with us is a wonderful way to meet people in the community and represent an organisation who takes pride in what they stand for and prioritises providing a safe and inclusive environment for our young people.

There are various opportunities for volunteers such as:

  • Episodic volunteering (events and specific workshops)
  • Virtual volunteering (web design, newsletters etc)
  • Corporate Volunteering (Corporate Social Responsibilities *CSR*, reportable measures, pro bono)
  • Heritage Volunteers (usually attending weekly/consistently for a specific role)

Requirements

  • Must be aged 18 years or older
  • Must hold or be able to obtain a Working With Children Card (Blue Card)
  • Must be able to commit to 6-12 months of volunteering
  • Basic level of understanding of LGBTIQAP+ terminology, language, barriers and intersectionalities
  • A team player who is confident interacting with young people, community members, stakeholders and public speaking
  • Ability to work autonomously, in a reliable and trustworthy manner

Desirable

  • Prior experience working or volunteering with young people aged 12-24
  • Prior experience working or volunteering with the LGBTIQAP+ community
  • First Aid and CPR training
  • Current National Police Check
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

If you believe that you have skills that could attribute to our wonderful team here, please email opendoors@opendoors.net.au