- Advocacy and Campaigns, Housing and Homelessness
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 14 Nov 2019
- Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
The Council to Homeless Persons is the Victorian peak body representing organisations and individuals with a commitment to ending homelessness.
The CHP Peer Education and Support Program (PESP) is a leading, volunteer advocacy program that gives people who have lived without a home an opportunity to educate the community, advocate for improved responses and influence change in the sector.
The PESP team takes part in activities such as:
PESP volunteer hours per week negotiable with PESP Team Leader.
PESP team members required to attend all 8 induction training days (1 per week for 8 weeks)
As well as $80 honorarium for each day you are engaged in a PESP activity or training and $20 cash to cover childcare expenses where applicable, PESP volunteers receive ongoing training and support including media and public speaking training. Many participants have found that PESP has created pathways to new employment opportunities, improved their self-confidence and helped them to re-connect with social networks.
A position description is attached.
Read the attached position description and complete the attached application form and send to: Cassandra@chp.org.au, using the subject line: Homelessness Advocate (Voluntary) application via EthicalJobs, along with a cover letter.
For any questions about this position, please contact Cassandra Bawden, PESP Team Leader on 8415 6210.