Our Volunteer Safety is important to us please make yourself familiar with the below Volunteer Resource and the Soul Cafe WH & S Management Plan.

Soul Cafe Policies and Procedures

The purpose of these policies and procedures is to keep our guests, volunteers and staff safe and to ensure the effective running of Soul Cafe meals and services.

As a volunteer you are responsible for knowing and abiding by these polices and procedures. You will also find below helpful information, resources and training modules that will assist you in your role at Soul Cafe.



Soul Cafe WH & S Management Plan
Soul Cafe Incident Report Form
Deputy Info Sheet for Volunteers

Child Safe Organisation

Soul Cafe is a Child Safe Organisation where all staff and volunteers are mindful of child safety and report concerns to the appropriate authorities. Staff and Volunteers are required to abide by the organisations 'Child Safe Code of Conduct' and get their Working With Children Clearance.

Soul Cafe Child-safe Policy
Soul Cafe Child Safe Inservice
Spot it Help Stop it - What is Child Abuse
Soul Child Safe Code of Conduct
How Do I Apply for a Working With Children Check Fact Sheet

Knife & Kitchen Safety

The most common injury in the kitchen are minor cuts using a knife. If you are a new volunteer or unsure of your 'knife skills' please ask the Kitchen Manager Sue Prosser or Team Leader for a demonstration.

St Johns Treatment of Minor Cuts

Please watch the below clip from St John's Ambulance with the recommended treatment for minor cuts.


Please observe knife safety at all times in the Soul Kitchen. If you are unsure ask your team leader for assistance or to be placed on a task that does not require knife skills. There is a First Aid Kit on the back wall of the kitchen and incident reporting forms in the 'Soul Cafe Volunteer Folder'. Knife Safety Info Sheet If you receive a minor cut please notify Sue Prosser or the Team Leader immediately.

St John's Treatment of Burns

St John's CPR Adult