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Volunteer Lead Tenant - Northern Metro Suburbs

  • Location: Banyule VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People
  • Time Required

    Live in role.

  • Suitable for
    • People with disability
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Counselling & Help Line
    • Tutoring & Coaching
    • Companionship & Social Support
  • Training

    Full training will be provided.

  • Reimbursement

    •Free accommodation in Nillumbik/Banyule •Some reimbursement of groceries •Free utilities

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Driver's Licence (C)

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

  • Free accommodation available
  • 24 hour support
  • Northern Region

This position is suitable for couples or single people who are currently studying or working either full or part time. The Lead Tenant Program is designed to support young people (aged 16-18) to develop independent living skills.

Role of the Lead Tenant Volunteer

Berry Street’s Northern Lead Tenant program is in the process of recruiting volunteer mentors ‘Lead Tenants’, for a live-in role that supports young people in Out of Home Care to build on their exposure to environments and experiences that more closely reflect the wider community and in doing so preparing them for Leaving Care. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual or couple looking for a rewarding experience, to give back to the community, gain experience and follow their passion of working with young people.

Lead Tenants and young people will have access to the agency's on call support system. We are looking for:

  • Males and Females from all backgrounds, preferably with some experience working with young people.

As a Lead Tenant volunteer you will be part of a professional team. You will need to undergo a WWCC and Police Check prior to commencement.

For further information, please contact Claire Alleway on 03 9450 4700