Brisbane Youth Service – Support vulnerable young people experiencing homelessness.


Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) assists homeless young people and young families to find and maintain safe and stable accommodation. By volunteering with BYS you will be supporting vulnerable young people who are at-risk or experiencing homelessness. Participating in Walk, Talk and Serve is an ideal for your company to focus your community efforts locally.


About the opportunity


Walk, Talk and Serve Corporate Volunteering Program


Learn about homelessness in Brisbane and contribute to the well-being of those experiencing homelessness and other forms of disadvantage in our community.

The activity will include a talk and tour by BYS staff on the history and work of the organisation, followed by 2hr meal preparation with Dig In staff, and serving of meal at Kemp Place – the key opportunity to support first hand to those experiencing homelessness.

Involvement includes:

  • – 30min tour of BYS facility and presentation by BYS staff on the history, work and update of the organisation
  • – 25min walk to St James College (approx. 1km) including interpretive guide from BYS
  • – 2hrs of meal preparation with Dig In staff at St James College
  • – 15min walk to Kemp Place (approx. 700m) including interpretive guide from Dig In
  • – 30min of serving with Dig In at Kemp Place – the key opportunity to support first hand to those experiencing homelessness.

To maximise your experience BYS and Dig In staff and volunteers will:

  • – Plan your volunteering experience
  • – Facilitate the event
  • – Provide all ingredients and equipment for the kitchen
  • – Provide specialist knowledge of the issue of homelessness
  • – Organise catering (if required)

Additional requirements:

Please note this is a ‘phones down’ event. Due to the sensitivity of working with homeless and vulnerable people, no personal photography will be allowed on the day.

The cost is $100pp +GST.


Location

42 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 – Brisbane


Contact

Contact: https://brisyouth.org/contact/

Or you may contact 0423 078 999 or partnerships@brisyouth.org

Ph. (07) 3620 2400

Website: https://brisyouth.org/