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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

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

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The Junction Neighbourhood Centre Inc.



The Volunteer & Service Training (VAST) Program specialises in the delivery of Learning and Development opportunities for Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and disability funded services' staff, managers, board members and volunteers across Eastern Sydney and City of Sydney.

VAST provides face to face courses, managers' breakfasts, volunteer training, customised training opportunities, including our highly sought after, "Tailored for Tomorrow" program. 

VAST is part of the Southern Sydney Connection partnership with 3Bridges and STARS and is a program of The Junction Neighbourhood Centre.

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