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Order of Malta Australia


Melbourne Community Care Van


Join members of the Order of Malta with their Community Care Van in giving out specially designed winter coats, personal care packs, which include antibacterial wipes, socks, oral hygiene items etc., to people experiencing homelessness on a pre-determined schedule around Melbourne CBD.

Interested in this volunteering opportunity?

Please register an Expression of Interest using our Volunteer Enquiry Form

Frequency of service:

– Every Tuesday night (rostered volunteers)


Volunteer requirements: 

–  Police check

–  Working with Children Check

– Signed Safeguarding Code Of Conduct

–  Regular driving license preferred but not essential

–   Minimum 18 years of age


Other information: 

Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. Volunteers will be provided with tabards to wear and identify as Order of Malta volunteers.

Volunteers Policy

Safeguarding Policies


The running costs of the Order of Malta Community Care Vans and the items distributed are funded entirely by donations.

Please consider a tax deductible donation to support the work of the Community Care Vans.

The Australian Association

The Australian Association, formed in 1974, currently has in excess of 300 members and aspirant members across every State and Territory of Australia. We also have ongoing and strong links with the Order’s National Associations throughout the Asia Pacific Region including in Singapore and the Philippines and with members of the Order in New Zealand, Hong Kong SAR, Thailand and Korea. The Order of Malta is committed to serving Our Lords the Poor and Sick worldwide and has done so for over 900 years. This website shares with you the history, mission and current activities of the Order of Malta in Australia, and provides links to the work of the Order world-wide.