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EPIC Ambassador - Cairns

  • Location: Cairns QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Disability Services
  • Time Required

    Service Centre Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Disability Support
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Training

    On the job training provided

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    • Experience or willingness to support people with disabilities to achieve their goals
    • Great communication and interpersonal skills; both verbal and written
    • The ability to build and maintain relationships, whilst demonstrating an awareness of and respect for interpersonal diversity with both internal and external stakeholders
    • Current drivers licence is advantageous however not essential
    • Preparedness to take initiative and be solution focused
    • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
    . Sign language skills advantageous
    • Auslan or second Language not essential but advantageous
    • Ability to work in ways that are congruent with EPIC’s values and non-negotiable behaviours

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

This Volunteer Role reports to the Regional Coordinator. The purpose of the role is to assist individuals with disability, mental illness, injury or health conditions to maintain sustainable employment in the open labour market. The Volunteer will provide person centred assistance that will vary depending on the individual needs of each participant to achieve greater social inclusion through workforce participation and training.

Supporting People with Disability with;

  • Cover Letter writing and Resume Development
  • Basic Computer skills - How to use emails, and attachments, and apply for jobs online
  • Running and supporting with job search sessions

Conceirge service - Meeting and greeting participants at Reception, Providing participants with Hot or Cold beverage and alerting consultants to their attendance.