Backpack Sleep Out


  • 4 hours
  • Flexible
  • One-off
  • School

Posted on May 25, 2023

Last updated on Jan 08, 2024

Every year, Somerset College students raise money for local and national homeless charities by joining the Backpack Sleep Out.

The role

Join the Homeless Sleepout this year! Somerset College students from Years 7 to 12 sleep rough for a night following an evening of serving meals and conversation in Burleigh. In 2022, students helped to raise more than $13,000 for local and national homeless charities, including Backpack Beds Australia.

Need to know

Somerset College World Ready Pilot Only! Please seek guidance from a parent/carer before applying.


Start date: July 25, 2023

End date: -


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Backpack Bed for Homeless (School Program)

For every Backpack Bed distributed to a homeless person without shelter, we deliver $3,319 in savings to the community in health, employment and justice costs. More than $121 million of social impact has been provided by helping homeless Aussies on the streets across Australia.

Organisation information

Who are we?

Backpack Bed for Homeless (School Program)

Established in Melbourne 2007, Backpack Bed for Homeless (Swags for Homeless Ltd.) is a national homeless charity. We help the …

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