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During these challenging times we need volunteers more than ever, to support isolated people in our community to feel socially connected again. Friendly, punctual volunteer with a strong understanding of professional boundaries sought to assist in the facilitation of the Rye afternoon tea group. The group provides a recreational and social outlet for participants. The role will require you to draw on your group facilitation skills while supporting people to build valuable connections and enjoy group activities as part of their social goals.

The selected applicant will have effective communication skills and demonstrate confidence to facilitate and support group discussion and participation. Be prepared to use your own vehicle to provide transport assistance to clients with reduced mobility, who may require the use of a four-wheel walker or stick. You will have respect for diversity and support a positive interaction between participants in the group. The skills and confidence to work independently are essential, and you’ll need a current Australian driver’s licence and your own road worthy vehicle. Induction, ongoing supervision and opportunities for professional development provided.
Interested? For further information, please contact 139375 and quote CA-MAR-88. Please be aware that running of the group will be subject to government and Uniting COVID safe directives.

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.

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