- Job posted on: 7th May 2021
- 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. The Volunteer Coordinator will work flexibly across the metropolitan region to lead and support a team of volunteers to deliver Uniting’s Telelink program. The Volunteer Coordinator will be integral in embedding the principles of wellness and reablement into the Telelink program. The Telelink program is a phone based social support service, with a focus on supporting older people experiencing isolation engage in topical conversation or activities of interest within a group setting.
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 preferred experience working with volunteers and older people. Empathy, resilience, outstanding personal qualities and a preference for working within a collaborative team environment are qualities that will succeed in the role.
If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:
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Amy Taylor on 0435 122 439 during business hours
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
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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.
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.