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Disability Support Volunteer

OC Connections
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OC Connections is one of Victoria’s most trusted disability support services, providing our participants, families and friends with information and support. We support people to live a life they choose within a society that values individuals for who they are, respects their rights and encourages participation in everyday life. OC Connections has been providing services to people with an intellectual disability since 1950. We advocate for ‘my life, my choice’ and provide rewarding opportunities that support people to achieve this.

The Role

As a member of OC Connections, the Volunteer will support OCC Staff and participants with a variety of tasks to assist with the delivery of the OCC programs. You will be supporting participants reach their goals, preferences, and support requirements through daily activities such as cooking, arts and crafts, outings or sharing a hobby. Whilst assisting the OCC departments with activities onsite and offsite relevant to the teams’ requirements and fundraising events.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A positive attitude and an ability to respond creatively in providing the support necessary for the people we support to achieve their dreams and goals.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to volunteer and communicate effectively with people with a disability.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both supervised and within a team and individually.
  • Well-developed communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and numerical skills.
  • Working with Children’s Card & NDIS Worker Screening Number

Our Values

So that we can provide participants with choices they value, we create meaningful opportunities that bring direction and purpose to their lives and enable individuals to achieve lifelong goals and dreams. Our CORE values that enable us to truly make a difference are:

  • Choice – Ability to choose how to live is central to everyday life
  • Opportunity – Our inclusive services focus on the person and their individual needs
  • Respect – Respect every person’s right to make choices, and to be heard
  • Equality – Advocate for the disadvantaged, acknowledge a person’s right to live life with dignity and equality and celebrate the joy of diversity.

In return for your skills and enthusiastic commitment you will have an opportunity to work with an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of more than 500 adults in Day Support, Community Living and Support Coordination. We offer flexible hours to suit your lifestyle and work within a team of friendly and supportive people who share your values.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter explaining why you want to volunteer for OC Connections and what key strengths and abilities you can bring to us, with an updated resume to or by selecting ‘Apply’.

Please note, only fully vaccinated candidates may work within the Disability Support sector and only candidates who provide a Covid 19 Digital Certificate will be able to progress through our recruitment process.