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Harm Reduction Support Volunteer

  • Location: Kirwan QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Drug & Alcohol Services
  • Time Required

    Negotiable - Monday to Friday

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Counselling & Help Line
    • Education & Training
    • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Training

    Orientation, Health and safety, structured training, on going supervision.

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

    Working with children check and drivers licence
    3 month probationary period

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

The Health Promotion Volunteer will be responsible to provide harm reduction interventions, education, prevention information and assistance to clients and the community.
Demonstrate basic understanding of issues affecting people who use illicit drugs, or are affected by illicit drug use, and ability to provide services with empathy, sensitivity and cultural awareness. Monitor and participate in all NSP daily activities including providing information to clients and evaluating and reporting on service delivery and administration duties as required. Input statistical information into data bases, assist to develop sustainable and collaborative working relationships with other health promotion projects and relevant bodies. Other duties include preparing education packs, sorting donations, manning community bbq's, administration and data entry.


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