- Location: Launceston TAS
- Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
- Category: Family Services
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Families with Children
- People Learning English
- Skilled Volunteers
- Work Experience
Type of work
- Administration & Office Management
- Companionship & Social Support
Volunteers will need to complete induction and other mandatory training
- National Police Certificate *
- Working with Children Check *
The Emergency Relief Intake Assessor volunteer will be empathetic, patient and non-judgemental.
Please Note: As each organisation provides different levels/types of insurance, volunteers are reminded to check with the organisation as to the level of coverage for volunteers due to various restrictions to ensure they are covered for the roles they will be undertaking.
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
CatholicCare Tasmania is looking after the welfare and best interests of Tasmanians, regardless of religion or background. We offer hope and support through a range of services to assist people cope with life’s unique challenges.
The Volunteer Emergency Relief (ER) Intake Assessor position provides services to clients experiencing disadvantage who come to CatholicCare seeking Emergency Relief Support. Assistance includes distribution of ER assistance (e.g. food vouchers, food parcels, pharmacy assistance, petrol) plus referral to other services, advocacy and provision of information to support the client to receive extended assistance. Assistance is provided in a manner that respects the privacy of the client. Attention and adherence to the appropriate protocols and policies is critical. Safety and well-being of self and others is vital and there is a requirement to identify and report hazards and incidents when they occur. Please Note: This is a volunteer role requiring a level of skill to delivery Emergency Relief services. It is acknowledged there will be a need for ongoing support and training to ensure the volunteer feels well equipped and supported.
For a confidential discussion about the role, please phone Rebecca on 6278 1660.