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Volunteer Mentoring Service Coordinator


Employer: Australian Red Cross
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Social Work, Volunteer Management, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 30 July, 2019.
Applications close: 20 August, 2019. (Expired)

  • 3 year maximum term contract
  • Full time - 38 hours per week
  • Based in Blacktown, NSW

Who we are

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

The Volunteer Mentoring Service (VMS) offers an external leave pathway to assist a person’s reintegration through a pro-social support model. The VMS is a pilot program over 3 years funded by NSW Department of Justice, and works with two gaols in Western Sydney.

The VMS will enable people to be linked to positive volunteer mentors who can assist with building community networks, developing pro social skills, supporting the achievement of gaols and increasing capacity to successfully participate within their communities.

What you will bring

  • Relevant qualifications, skills and/or experience in social work, youth work, criminology, community development and or a related human services field
  • Knowledge of the NSW justice and community services sectors
  • Understanding of voluntary service, and requirements to train, support and retain volunteers in challenging environments
  • A current Working with Children’s Check
  • A current Australian driver's licence

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people. Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Judy Harper on 0400 993 092.

Position description: 05cb4e4e-b8be-4fdb-996c-1eb9fc1ac8b6.png Volunteer Mentoring Service Coordinator PD .pdf

How to apply for this job

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