- Melbourne > Mount Waverley
- Job posted on: 21st Jan 2022
- Applications close:
We have an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and experienced person to join our highly reputable community services organisation within the Social Support Program. Drawing upon wellness and reablement principles, we support older people and people with disabilities to live their best lives. The Volunteer Coordinator will work flexibly, primarily across the Southern region, to lead a team of volunteers who support our 1 to 1 visiting program. The role supports Volunteers to work with the consumer in realising their social support goals.
We're looking for motivated people who have a genuine interest in and commitment to working with vulnerable people in our community. You will have a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services or equivalent and preferably experience working with volunteers and people who are isolated. Outstanding communication skills, empathy, resilience and a collaborative mindset are qualities that will see you succeed in the role.
If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below as part of your application.
For more information or confidential discussion please reach out to Amy Taylor, Coordinator South on 0435 122 439 during business hours.
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Visit us: www.unitingvictas.org.au
Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.
Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.