Volunteer: Emergency Relief Intake Assessor

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Job Details
Job Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 25 December 2019 - 5:30pm
Position Type: 
Temp
Organisation: 
CatholicCare Tasmania
Site Location: 
North and North West Tasmania

Emergency Relief Intake Assessor Volunteer

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 more information about the volunteering role please see the position description which can be found in the "job kit" on the right hand side of this page.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please phone Rebecca on 6278 1660.

Express your interest in this volunteer role by emailing Rebecca.Woolley@aohtas.org.au