Corporate/ Group Volunteer Experience

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Give Your staff an immersive community experience that will build team culture and create awareness all while they learn about and serve the street community of Darlinghurst.

Corporate Community Volunteer Days/Team Building at Rough Edges

Our Corporate Community Volunteering Day Programs cost $200 /head for up to 30 people (with all proceeds going to Rough Edges). An example of our program itinerary is below, however, we can tailor  make the program to suit your team's needs. The program incorporates: corporate volunteering, urban exposure education program issues and team building. 

Example Program Itinerary

9:30am -10:00am: 
Welcome, safety briefing instructions and training.

10:00am-11am: 
BBQ preparation, set up marques, set up tables & chairs outside, food preparation.

11am - 1:30pm: 
Rough Edges Cafe opens - volunteers cook and serve hamburgers on BBQ then join in - have lunch with our patrons at Rough Edges and start conversations.


1:30pm-3pm:

Urban Exposure walk through Kings Cross and Darlinghurst presented by one of our patrons who has experienced homelessness and addiction and is now housed, clean and working
for us.


3pm-4pm 
Introduction to Homelessness Presentation, Reflection, Q&A.


4pm
Option to head out to one of the pubs in Kings Cross for drinks for further team discussion and team building.

 

 

Urban Exposure Program
Alternatively, we run a 1.5 hour Urban Exposure Programs throughout the day.  We can accommodate up to 20 people in a group with up to 3 groups at the same time.   The program includes an Urban Exposure Walk through Kings Cross/Darlinghurst guided by a a patron of Rough Edges who has experienced various issues surrounding homelessness such as mental illness, addiction and unemployment.  Our presenter shares their personal story during the walk.  The cost of our Urban Exposure program is $450 for up to 20 people in a group with proceeds going to Rough Edges and pays the wages of the presenter who is now employed by Rough Edges. 

For Bookings Call Paula; 0416 499 521

or Email; paula.darwin@stjohnsanglican.org.au