ID: 176683

Community Engagement Volunteers - various locations - # 176683

Disability Services Regular - less than 6 months Across: Campbelltown NSW, Campbelltown NSW

About this opportunity

Volunteers will take on the following responsibilities for the following areas:

Advocacy Support To support the team, volunteers will look at a variety of services that carers could utilise including; localised services across NSW Area 2, specific localised services that carers may need to access, halls/ community centres that can be utilised for IPPS, or other Carer Gateway programs, training, recreational activities already available for carers in the community.

Administration Typing minutes, saving documents, posting documents, making up carer kits and mail information packages, photocopying, phone calls to organise meetings or educational sessions, booking halls, supporting preparation for educational and other carer or stakeholder sessions etc

Community Engagement Participating in community events, expo’s, holiday programs, carer specialist projects, seminars, community celebrations, such as; Seniors Week, Youth Week, NAIDOC, Carers Week, Mental Health Week/ Month, community education programs. This includes support with planning, delivery, bump in and out, evaluation and other aspects of engaging with the community. You can utilise your skills and help create content for a carer or volunteer newsletter.

Promotion Supporting the team by posting and/ or dropping off carer information, looking for opportunities to support the promotion of carer gateways program ie: Expo’s, disability services, aged care services etc. Developing lists of places to promote the program such as allied health services, community services, disability service providers, aged care providers etc.

Benefits:

  • Real experience working with the community
  • Broadening knowledge about community sector
  • Meeting others
  • Building skills and knowledge
  • Being a part of a team
  • Team Building activities
  • Increasing personal skills and/ or goals


Additional requirements

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

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

Flexible

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Group training provided

Reimbursement

Out of pocket expenses