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Volunteer Ready - June 2018 (FREE)

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

Thursday, 21 June 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)

Volunteer Ready - June 2018 (FREE)

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Course overview

This FREE interactive training session explores the fundamentals of modern volunteering in Australia, covering the rights and responsibilities (including WHS, Duty of Care and confidentiality) of this highly significant role.   

Effective communication strategies for working with a wide range of people, including older people and those living with a disability, will also be discussed, as will the ‘wellness’ and 'reablement' and enabling approaches fundamental to programs funded by Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).

 

Topics covered

  • Developing awareness around personal values
  • Privacy and confidentiality issues when dealing with service users
  • Effective communication skills for empowering service users and encouraging independence
  • Assertiveness, boundaries and conflict management

 

Who should participate?

This training is ideally suited to new Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) / Disability funded services' volunteers or as a refresher for longer terms volunteers.

 

Hurry bookings close 5pm Thursday 14th June 2018 

 


About the facilitator

Danni Meredith

Danni Meredith has enjoyed a variety of training and educational roles within the Vocational Education and Not for Profit sectors since 2004. Prior to this Danni worked as a Nurse Educator throughout the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service.  Danni holds a Certificate IV in Training and Asssesment (TAE40110), a Masters in Education of Adult Education and is an accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer. 

Have questions about Volunteer Ready - June 2018 (FREE)? Contact The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

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Australian Unity
Level 4
806 - 812 Anzac Parade
Maroubra, NSW 2035
Australia

Thursday, 21 June 2018 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)


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The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.

 

The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc. (JNC) provides a diverse range of services and support to disadvantaged groups across local government areas in Bondi Junction (Waverley), Randwick and Maroubra. Operating for 41 years, JNC has continuously strived to provide responsive and meaningful services to meet identified community needs and seek to develop community participation in the development of these services.

As a basic introduction, The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc. is a not for profit organisation resourced through government funding from Department of Social Services, NSW Family and Community Services, local government, community grants, donation, and some sponsorship.

We provide specialist services for familiesolder people, people with disabilities and their carers; facilitate the recruitment, training and referral of volunteers for Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) in the City of Sydney and Eastern Suburbs; work with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the Randwick LGA, run social inclusion groups & classes for people who are socially isolated; and organise practical assistance with outreach services including financial counselling, tax help etc.

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