Aboriginal Community Connect Volunteer
Uniting Communities - Aboriginal Community Connect
196 Prospect Road, Prospect Adelaide South Australia 5082
Care Work,Current Police Check,Customer Service,Event setup/pack down,Event assistance,Light-medium lifting
Uniting Communities' Aboriginal Community Connect (ACC) program is a culturally specific Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) service for Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander individuals and families. Our team work closely with Aboriginal communities in the area to ensure that people remain connected to family
and community while they're developing new skills. People will have opportunities to connect to resources to meet their health, education, employment
and social needs.
As an Aboriginal Community Connect volunteer, you will be asked to provide the best possible service, while participating co-operatively as a member
of the team and behaving in line with the values of Uniting Communities. You will work with all clients, staff and the public in a respectful manner
that demonstrates an understanding of Uniting Communities' Vision and values. You will undertake assigned activities to ensure the day-to-day functioning
of the assigned area(s).
The following list is a guide as to the duties that may be asked of a volunteer:
Provide a friendly, efficient service to clients
Assist the Group-work Coordinator(s) as directed, which may include helping in Art & Craft Classes, The Community Garden, the Pop up Café, SMART
Recovery and other Group-work events and classes.
Provide support to those clients requiring assistance and make referrals to other to other staff members where applicable.
Present Aboriginal Community Connect in an efficient, professional and caring manner
Assist in keeping the office and shed clean and tidy and in keeping with WHS requirements.
Assist by answering the telephone on occasion
You may be asked to help out at various festivals and events from time to time, including initial set up and close down.
Be well groomed and presented
Carry out other duties as delegated
Engagement is conditional on incumbents undertaking new Police checks every 3 years, or when requested, which results in a satisfactory report according
to the organization's requirements.
Where we have concerns that your level of fitness is adversely affecting your job performance we may require, at our cost, that you submit to a Fitness
Capacity Evaluation to ensure that neither you nor a fellow staff member nor a client are placed at risk of injury.
A current driver's license is preferred but is not a requirement of the position.