Rosies will be accepting new volunteer applications as vacancies become available in the branches. Use the buttons below to access these vacancies.
Youth Detention Centre
- YDC volunteers undergo special training for the YDC.
- Volunteers are placed in a team and each team attends the YDC once a month (Saturday or Sunday afternoons).
- Teams meet at the YDC in Wacol and the Team Leader conducts a simple pre-brief; catch up, information sharing, Rosies prayer before entering the YDC.
- Teams interact with the young people under the supervision of YDC staff for approximately 1.5 hours.
- Once finished the Team leader conducts a simple debrief with volunteers before everyone leaves.
These close-knit teams find real joy in the mission of Rosies, to hear from them in their own words watch their video.
Why Volunteer ?
There are many benefits to volunteering, studies have shown that it can give you a sense of achievement and purpose, help you feel part of a community, help you feel better about yourself, help you learn new skills and create a better work-life balance, combat stress, loneliness and social isolation, depression, and help you meet new people.1
There are also some practical benefits to volunteering your time:
- A study by career builder found that 60% of hiring managers see the act of volunteerism as a valuable asset when making recruitment decisions.2
- 92% of human resource executives agree that contributing to a nonprofit can improve an employees leadership skills.3
Many of our volunteers also say that they get as much if not more out of attending outreach as our patrons do. To hear from some of the patrons we’ve helped click here.
There are many ways to volunteer with Rosies, whether it’s joining a branch, attending an outreach, participating at Schoolies, or acting in admin or runner capacity for head office or a particular branch.