ID: 162648

Citizen Advocate

Disability Services Regular - more than 6 months Watsonia VIC

About this opportunity

A Citizen Advocate is an unpaid member of the local community who is orientated and supported by the coordinator, to speak up on the behalf of a vulnerable person. The coordinator finds a person with an intellectual disability who need support and recruits a voluntary advocate to be matched with them

Advocates support an individual to make decisions about their life and advocate for their rights and interests.


Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

There is no specific skills or qualifications required for this position. However, the Citizen Advocate must be friendly and have compassion.

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

1 hour every fortnight

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

internal training will be provided

Reimbursement

police check paid by organisation