ID: 126438

Circle of Support and Accountability - 'Volunteer Members' Offenders Aid and Rehabilitation

Mentoring & Advocacy Regular - more than 6 months Across: Christies Beach SA, Port Adelaide SA

About this opportunity

The Circle of Support and Accountability (COSA) program assists men who have been incarcerated for committing a sexual offence to reintegrate back into their local communities and accountable for the ongoing self-management, with the aim of preventing re-offending. Volunteer members provide advocacy and support, information and resources to assist in appropriate referrals, keep records of interactions and attend COSA meetings.

Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *.

All Volunteer Members must sign a confidentiality agreement, the COSA Volunteer Code of Conduct and the COSA Contract. A Police check will be undertaken.
Attributes such as a non-judgmental attitude to people with the community and offenders in particular, empathy for people experiencing isolation, marginalisation and stigma associated with their offending history. Experience in encouraging and supporting people from diverse backgrounds, knowledge of communities and services.

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

Tuesday and Thursday

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
Type of work
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Tutoring & Coaching

Initial and ongoing training provided