ID: 135856

Connecting with Jamie

Mentoring & Advocacy Regular - more than 6 months Coolbinia WA

About this opportunity

The ideal candidate for this role has non-verbal communication skills, as well as a big heart and a willingness to make a positive difference in Jamie’s life.

Citizen Advocacy is a not-for-profit organisation funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services. Our aim is to provide additional support to vulnerable people with an intellectual disability by matching them with a caring member of the community who becomes their friend and advocate.

If you think you could be an advocate for Jamie or someone like him, please get in touch. We’d love to talk to you! You don’t need special qualifications or skills other than having a big heart, being reliable and the desire to make a difference in someone’s life.

PLEASE NOTE: The nature of this role is NOT suitable for student placements or gaining work experience in the sector. We are unable to sign forms for Centrelink purposes.


Additional requirements

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

Agency to pay for police certificate.

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

Flexible

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Mediation & Advocacy
Training

We offer orientation and ongoing support. Staff in Jamie's group home offer training.