ID: 153347

Mental Health Support Worker (Community Services Organisation) | Lions Clubs International |

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Across: Melbourne VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Banyule VIC, Camberwell East VIC, Burwood VIC, Heidelberg VIC, Fitzroy VIC, Collingwood VIC

About this opportunity

What do LEO Clubs do? LEO Clubs are a youth organisation of Lions Clubs International.

The word "LEO" stands for Leadership, Experience, Opportunity.

LEO clubs encourage youths to develop leadership qualities by participating in social service activities.

Why should I join an LEO/Lions Club? Lions and LEO Club Members making a difference throughout the world every day, one Lion/LEO at a time.

There is no greater feeling than making a positive impact on someone's life. Lions are doing good- for others and for themselves.

Joining a local LEO or Lions club is a great way to network with other people in your community, make a difference and make new friends.

Your position is negotiable on your skills, experience, availability, passion, resources, etc.

LEO's work together to deliver projects that will help to make the world a better place!

LEO' s serve their communities; gain experience; learn new skills; have fun; make friends; develop teams; become leaders; seize opportunities; build a better future.

Lions and LEO Club Members making a difference throughout the world every day, one Lion/LEO at a time. There is no greater feeling than making a positive impact on someone's life!

Tasks and duties*

  • Assessing client needs.
  • Monitoring client progress.
  • Delivering counselling (to individuals or groups).
  • Liaising with other community groups and social services.
  • Referring clients to other support groups and social services.
  • Contributing to developing new services and mental health programs.
  • Maintaining client records.

Mental Health Support Workers deliver counselling and refer patients to other social services programs.


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

- Great communication skills (verbal and written);
- Passion for community services and experience;
- Potential or established leadership qualities;
- Down to earth people;
- Values driven people with Integrity and Honesty;
- 18+ years of age.

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

5-10 hours per fortnight (negotiable)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • IT & Web Development
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Writing & Editing
Training

Negotiable.

Reimbursement

Out of pocket expenses for delivering programs.