ID: 76647

Volunteer Case Worker - Community and Family Support Service.

Drug & Alcohol Support Long Term Oaklands Park, SA

About this opportunity

Drug ARM Australasia is offering a unique volunteering opportunity within our Community and Family Support Service (CAFSS) in our SA offices.

CAFSS works with individuals and families with drug and alcohol issues with an aim of harm minimisation. CAFSS provides assessment and support, brief treatment interventions and appropriate referrals within a co-counselling model of service.

We require a minimum 6 month commitment of volunteering 1 day (9am-5pm) per week (the same day each week). All volunteers will be asked to complete an application process that includes undergoing a police check (no fee under the VOAN scheme application process), written application, interview, and mandatory 4 day training (training cost of $75). This application process is to ensure that we gain the highest caliber of volunteer workers in our program as well as ensure volunteers are suitable and compatible with our model of service. Therefore, please note that completing an interview and training does not guarantee a volunteering position.

Applications close 10/6/2016

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

This position would benefit people who are currently studying, or have completed, or want experience in fields of psychology, social work, social sciences, health sciences and other related fields.

Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the type of insurance provided for volunteers (e.g. Volunteer Personal Accident Insurance)

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

1 day per week, Tuesday to Friday (Warradale) and Monday - Thursday (Hillbank). 9am - 5pm.

Good for
  • Skilled Volunteer
  • Work Experience
Interested in
  • Counselling and Help Line

Mandatory 4 day training in final stage of application process - cost $75.