Schoolies Week 2019 – Volunteers Wanted
November 16 - November 23
Over 10 days id the Gold Coast Schoolies Festival, teams of outreach volunteers operate one of the Recharge Zones, providing support to the estimated 30,000-40,000 young people attending the event.Additionally, Drug Arm Volunteers assist with research, and examining drug and risk-taking behaviors at the event.
Our recharge Zone collaborates with volunteers from Rosies, Scripture Union, Volunteers In Policing, Hotel Chaplaincy and Gold Coast Schoolies Support Team, as well as working closely with State Emergency Services (SES), ambulance(QAS), Police and event organizers. The Zone provides water, information and physical support,along with assessment, general support and re-connection.
- RECHARGE ZONE VOLUNTEER
Recharge Zone Volunteer:This involves assisting with the re-hydration of Schoolies by handing out free water, and with the provision of a safe and friendly place to chill out while intoxicated or in emotional distress.We also provide information, referrals and assist with the treatment of minor cuts and bruises.
- RESEARCH PROJECT VOLUNTEER
Research Survey Volunteer: This involves walking around and engaging Schoolies to complete a short questionnaire regarding their alcohol and drug use and risk-taking behaviors at Schoolies week.
If you are interested in volunteering for this event, click here.