ID: 167777

A Helping Hand and Friend for Clarissa

Mentoring & Advocacy Regular - more than 6 months Kelmscott WA

About this opportunity

Clarissa would prefer an advocate who could visit in the morning, but she could also benefit from a chat over the phone. Clarissa loves cooking, staying up to date with current events. reading books (John Grisham and murder mysteries!) and is fascinated by medical programmes on TV. She likes listening to classical music and Bon Jovi. She is a basketball fan- Red army- Wildcats! And she enjoys playing games on her phone and engaging with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, diaries.

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 Clarissa or someone like her, 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 *.

Organisation to pay for police certificate.

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


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

We provide orientation and ongoing support.