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Excellent opportunity to work closely with our Volunteer Coordinator to ensure the effective delivery of CBCHS’ Community Visitor Scheme program.  

  • Contact Name: Hayley Peck
  • Location: Parkdale
  • Closing Date: March 10, 2021

Excellent opportunity to work closely with our Volunteer Coordinator to ensure the effective delivery of CBCHS’ Community Visitor Scheme program.

 

About the Company

CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.

We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.

Please visit our website for more information  www.cbchs.org.au

Purpose of the Position

Working as part of the CVS Volunteers team, the Volunteer Officer is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of our Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) program. The Volunteer Officer works to ensure that volunteer and client engagement and administration is successfully undertaken to ensure CBCHS meet all its strategic, legislative compliance and funding obligations related to volunteers. This position operates within a variety of settings including CBCHS centres, clients’ home, aged care facilities and community based locations.

This is fixed term, part time (0.5 EFT) opportunity until March 2022.

Job Benefits

As a health promoting not for profit business, we offer:

  • Easy street parking
  • Access to public transport
  • Generous Salary Packaging
  • Flexible working arrangements

Please refer to Benefits of Working at CBCHS.

Key Responsibilities

Some of the key deliverables of this role include:

  • Actively engage with volunteers to ensure quality matches and funded visitor targets are met;
  • Actively seek client referrals by promoting CVS to a board range of stakeholders;
  • Maintain positive working relationships with all CVS stakeholders including with clients, volunteers, Residential Aged Care staff and Home Care Package Providers;
  • Coordinate the recruitment, training, orientation and exiting of volunteers by undertaking appropriate administrative and compliance functions in accordance with CBCHS and CVS guidelines.

 

Key Selection Criteria

About You

You will be a passionate professional with exceptional organisational, planning and time management skills. Your great communication skills will see you build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. You will be experienced in working with volunteers or in Human Resources and have an awareness of the impacts of loneliness and social isolation on older persons. Your adaptability, and strength in working both autonomously and in a team environment will allow you to thrive in this position.

How to Apply

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All applications require an up to date resume and cover letter to be submitted.

To successfully apply for this position you will be required to attach a copy of your qualifications within the application process.

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For a confidential discussion contact Hayley Peck – Volunteer Coordinator, (hpeck@cbchs.org.au) on 03 8587 0296

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