ID: 158202

Telelink Bookclub Facilitator | Social Support

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Melbourne VIC

About this opportunity

The Telelink program is a regular telephone-based activity group offering social support. This opportunity will appeal to a personable and engaging volunteer with an interest in facilitating telephone group discussions with a focus on literature. This role will allow you to master your group facilitation skills, while supporting people to build valuable connections and enjoy group activities as part of their social goals, with the added flexibility of facilitating the group from the comfort of your home.

Our ideal volunteer will have a passion for literature and a knack for sparking conversation. The role may involve listening to short audio-book excerpts and facilitating group discussion amongst the participants. You will share your love of books and poetry, whilst keeping conversations flowing by posing insight, revealing questions and ensuring all participants are actively engaged in the activity and discussion. Induction, ongoing supervision and opportunities for professional development provided.

If you think this role is for you, contact us on 13 9375 and quote DD-Dec-72.

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, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also 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.

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

Once or twice a week on any weekday.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Seniors & Aged Care

Induction, ongoing supervision and opportunities for professional development