Volunteering at Centacare FNQ

Centacare FNQ Volunteers play a vital role within Multicultural Services by providing support across all our projects and programs which include:

  • Settlement Support to newly arrived refugee communities
  • Community Development Workshops
  • Youth Work
  • upCyclinc
Volunteers support our clients by empowering them towards independence. Volunteer role may include assisting clients to medical appointments, public transport, local orientation, Women's Group, Technology Group, Girls Group, Boys Group and many more. 

Volunteering with Centacare FNQ gives you an opportunity to:

  • Meet new people
  • Learn new skills
  • Build Self Confidence
  • Support a cause
  • Have fun
  • Staying Active and Involved within our community 
Volunteers are greatly valued and recognised for their skills, knowledge, time, passion and commitment with Centacare FNQ. Previous volunteers have gained employment as Case Managers, Case Workers, Community Development Work through the volunteering program. People who volunteer with Centacare Multicultural Services have a commitment to social justice, well developed communication skills, are keen to learn about the challenges faced by refugees and migrants and have a strong commitment to working in a culturally appropriate manner. 

All volunteers are required to possess the following:

  • Interview by appointment and two reference checks
  • Obtain a Blue Card (working with children check)
  • Obtain a Yellow Card (Disability Services positive exemption notice card)
  • Obtain a Police Check
  • Workplace Orientation and Training
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