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Volunteer Community Services Student placement - Werribee, VIC

The Salvation Army Australia
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Students undertaking placement at this Service will gain valuable experience in a variety of practical and administrative activities to support the centre, whilst also meeting the competency requirements of their tertiary studies. This placement is aimed at students who are currently studying in a relevant field. This placement is for a fixed term according to the student’s course requirements.

Key responsibilities:

Meet with work placement supervisor regularly to plan and discuss required placement activities and for supervision to meet professional development capabilities.

Students will observe and support the programs and activities by practically assisting with the smooth running of programs as well providing administrative support. 

Maintain confidentiality of interactions and information

Keep children safe by always abiding by Salvation Army’s child safe policies and code of conduct

Qualifications and skills (desired/required):

Be enrolled in a recognised Tertiary Educational Institute / RTO and enter into a formal Placement Agreement with The Salvation Army (TSA)

Keen interest in the challenges and opportunities of this service

A sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is highly desired

Time Required & Commitment:

As agreed with Centre Manager. This volunteer role may require a short-term commitment of up to 38 hours per week to complete the education and training requirements for no longer than a period of 2 months duration.

Development opportunities with this role:

This placement will give students a valuable opportunity to experience directly the work of The Salvation Army. This placement will provide students with an opportunity to develop and hone professional skills and personal capabilities. Additionally, students will have a chance to experience the administrative requirements of programs.