ID: 161119

Family Support Group Peer Facilitator/Co-Facilitator

Drug & Alcohol Services Regular - less than 6 months Across: Carnegie VIC, Sunshine VIC, Knox City Centre VIC, Coburg VIC, Ringwood VIC, Werribee VIC

About this opportunity

We are currently looking for people interested in volunteering as a Peer Facilitator/Co-Facilitator or Expert Speaker for one of our many Family Support Groups. Peer Facilitators/Co-Facilitators and Peer Workers are people who are able to use their lived experience to inform and support others impacted by someone’s drug & alcohol use, and gambling. The SHARC Peer Worker Model delivers a range of activities to achieve a quality, consistent and sustainable volunteer peer workforce. You will be provided with training, supervision and peer mentoring to support you in your role. You will also have the chance to connect with a vibrant, caring and nurturing group of volunteers and staff alike. As a speaker you will use your expert knowledge and experience to deliver a variety of educational sessions on topics that support families and friends in their own Self-Care and understanding of what they are experiencing.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

Lived Experience or Industry Experience

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

6.00pm - 8.00pm Tuesday or Wednesday

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Education & Training

You will be provided ongoing training, supervision and peer support


Expenses associated with Support Group needs if necessary