Volunteer

Want to get involved in your local community, make a real difference in the lives of others, meet new friends and benefit from new experiences?

Then why not consider joining us at BaptistCare HopeStreet as a volunteer and be part of the change today.

At HopeStreet, we’re all about coming alongside of people who need practical help and real hope. Our HopeStreet locations are trusted places in the community, where people drop in for a chat and a cup of coffee, to shop for low-cost groceries,  grab a hot meal, or access support services.

You’ll be joining a team of more than 1000 volunteers who give their time to serve alongside our staff, as together we get to know each other and transform lives.

Opportunities exist in HopeStreet locations right now, and we’re looking for people with a big smile and an even bigger heart.

We invite you to look through the current opportunities listed below.

If you can't find what you are looking for please contact us: 
E: volunteering@baptistcare.org.au

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E: ask@baptistcare.org.au

Volunteer Positions available

Child Minding - Central Coast

Assistance required on a casual basis with minding children, while parent or parents are attending our community centre.

Hours are between 1.5 - 3 hours at a time and may involve caring for one child or several children. 

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: 102 Pacific Highway, Tuggerah NSW 2259

Cafe Assistant - Inner City

If you have some general hospitality understanding or experience join the team and support our cafe. 

The Café serves free instant coffee, inexpensive barista coffee, tea, water and milkshakes on a daily basis to people in this community.

Support required during the week, Monday to Thursday from 9am to 1pm and 9am to 3pm on Friday.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: 174 Cathedral Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

Op-shop Sorters and Packers - Inner City

Help needed to sort through the donations received each week.

The quality items are sorted and prepared for the shop Monday to Thursday from 9am to 1pm, and 9am to 3pm on Friday.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: 174 Cathedral Street, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

Men's Shed Assistants - Port Kembla

We are looking for male volunteers to assist with our Men's Shed. 

Carpentry/Handyman skills are required. 

Do you have time to offer on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday?

Please enquire about these opportunities or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: Corner of Darcy Road & Old Port Road, Port Kembla NSW

Kitchen Assistant - Port Kembla

This role involves serving meals and connecting with clients and the community.

Support required Monday to Friday 10am-2pm on a weekly or fortnightly basis.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: Corner of Darcy Road & Old Port Road, Port Kembla NSW

Shop Assistant - Wallsend

Do you want to put your customer services skills to use? Enjoy being able to brighten someone’s day? Join the team in our shop providing low cost food to people in this community.

We are currently looking for support on Tuesdays, however your availability from Monday-Friday to assist when required will be highly regarded.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: 58 Cowper Street, Wallsend NSW

Breakfast Club Assistant - Warilla

Assistance required serving local primary children a healthy breakfast to enable them to learn.

School terms on any Monday, Wednesday or Friday, from 7.30am to 9am. Training provided in Food Safety and Handling. Willingness to have Police Background and Working with Children Checks required.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: 2-6 Hill Street, Warilla North NSW

Educational Tutor - Warilla

Assistants are required to listen to children read & complete various literacy activities on a Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm during school terms from March to November.

Please express your interest in readiness for first term. Willingness to have Police Background and Working with Children Check required.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: 2-6 Hill Street, Warilla North NSW

Pet Care Assistant - Windale

Love animals?

Monthly on a Friday we provide pet care with the help of a Vet. We need an assistant between 9am to 2.30pm.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: Shop 1, 124 South Street, Windale NSW

Warehouse Assistant - Windale

Are you fit and enjoy helping out?

We are seeking people to assist in the warehouse between 7am and 1.30pm on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s. Our busy warehouse supports seven centres across NSW.

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: Shop 1, 124 South Street, Windale NSW

Drop-In Centre Assistant - Windale

We are looking for a volunteer with a missional heart for the vulnerable who is willing to assist with general tasks as part of the Community Centre operations.

The need is from a Monday to Thursday during the hours of 8.45am to 1.30pm. 

Please enquire about this opportunity or your availability for other roles using the secure form via the link below.

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Address: Shop 1, 124 South Street, Windale NSW

Our amazing Volunteers

Over time a genuine sense of community is often developed amongst our volunteers and clients they serve.

This connection can be sparked through a multitude of avenues and opportunities as volunteers offer their unique gifts to others. Companionship, friendship and pastoral care can be the bridge to a special relationship which is captured in this video celebrating our amazing volunteers.