ID: 129397

Emergency Relief Team Member | East Burwood

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Burwood East VIC, Forest Hill VIC, Blackburn South VIC, Burwood VIC

About this opportunity

We are looking for motivated people who enjoy talking with others, have solid communication and written skills, and a non-judgmental attitude.

A commitment to ongoing personal learning and development regarding availability of local community services is essential. It is important that you can work within a team environment consisting of both paid staff and volunteers.

You'll undertake assessments of need and provide the appropriate response by way of food, vouchers, and/or bill relief, along with advocacy to utility companies and referral to other services both within the Centre and locally. Documentation of outcomes is necessary.

Interested? For further information, please call Cheryl on (03) 9803 3400.

Uniting is committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability

Uniting is a child-safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a child-safe organisation, volunteering with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement in any service or undertaking.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

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

9.30 - 12.30 or 12.30 - 4.00pm shifts - Monday or Friday

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • People with disability
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
Training

Community Information and Support Services training and Internal training is also provided

Reimbursement

Any pre-approved expenses will be reimbursed.