- Job posted on: 24th Feb 2020
- Applications close:
The Volunteer Engagement Officer will promote volunteering and Uniting’s volunteer opportunities within the community and coordinate volunteer engagement across programs managed by Aged and Carer Services and the broader Uniting Vic.Tas. This will involve promotion and marketing, all aspects of volunteer recruitment, delivery of program induction and successful connection of volunteers. This role will work closely with the customer service, volunteer management and service delivery teams to facilitate and enhance the consumer-volunteer journey. This role will ensure that volunteers are aware of the importance of the principles of wellness and reablement, consumer choice and consumer directed care when working with isolated people to engage in social activities and remain living independently within their community.
To be successful in this role, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work, Welfare, Community Services, Human Resources (or equivalent), along with experience working with volunteers and/or staff engagement.
If you have queries regarding this opportunity, please contact Amy Taylor, SE Coordinator, Social Support on (03) 9051 3000.
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 Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) 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.