Sundays 12:30 lunch, 1pm service

Ground Floor Meeting Room
530 Lygon St Carlton

St Jude’s Estates Community is a multi-ethnic congregation catering for families living in the housing estates.


Ground Floor Meeting Room
530 Lygon St
Carlton, VIC 3053

Finding Us

The Ground Floor Meeting Room is located in the rear wing of 530 Lygon St. Access to the room is available by walking to the rear of the building as shown below.

Getting Here


TRAM routes 1 and 6 are available on Lygon St with the closest stop being number 118 (Lytton St).

CARPARKING: On street parking is available in surrounding streets. Please take care to obey sign restrictions where applicable (including areas of permit parking).


Volunteer opportunities to serve at
St Jude’s Estates Community
& Carlton Housing Estates

All volunteers are required to abide by St Jude’s Policies (eg. Child Safe Policy) as well as hold current checks including Working with Children Check and Police Check.

Ministry Opportunity
Time Slot
Brief Details
How often?

Prepare a Sunday lunch


Prepare lunch for approx. 30 residents and congregation members. Heating facilities, rice cooker available.

Once every 2 months

Lead a service


We follow a simple liturgy,  you will need to choose 3-4 songs but we welcome your creative input.

Once every 2 months

Play music


A keyboard with weighted keys is available.
Room does not require a P.A system.

As often as possible

Help at Kids Club


Kids Club is for primary aged residents on the Estates. A team of helpers run sport, craft, cooking activities and excursions; our coordinator sets everything up, and provides a term-by-term program.

At least fortnightly during school terms

Kids Club does not run during school holidays

Help at Sewing Group



Help a small team set up sewing machines and assist Estate residents with simple sewing while sharing in conversation.

At least fortnightly at one of the time slots

Tutoring in homes

Any suitable time for 1 hour

After some cultural training, be linked to a family living on the Estates whose children need help with homework.

Usually once weekly

Tutoring at Homework club


Join a team of other tutors to help school children mostly from Grades 5-10 with their homework.

Once weekly

Help with general administration

Any suitable time, 30 minutes to an hour or so

We would value help in administrative tasks such as setting up the Sunday service PowerPoint, maintaining online song copyright registers, and recording service attendance.

Once weekly

Help at Family Camp

Annual 5 day camp
usually 3rd week January
at Mornington Peninsula

Family Camp is a great opportunity to take inner city public tenants to the Mornington Peninsula. We need helpers for tasks such as children’s activities, kitchen duties and excursions.

Once a year

Contact Us to Volunteer

Community Church Staff Team

GEOFF KENNEDYMinistry Coordinator
Phone: 03 9347 5152