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OzChild Australia - OzChild. Volunteering is a rewarding way to help support the children and young adults we work with.

OzChild Australia - OzChild

OzChild does rely on volunteers to keep some of our vital programs running. Volunteer with MacKillop Family Services. MacKillop Family Services is seeking positive role models (individuals or couples) to provide weekend care for young people, aged 9-17 years, who live in foster care.

Volunteer with MacKillop Family Services

MacKillop has a new model of foster care where the full-time foster carers take respite on weekends from Friday night to Sunday night. The weekend live-in volunteer will be instrumental in providing a healing and supportive environment for the young people in care, as well as overseeing their day-to-day needs and running of the house. The carer/carers will receive 24-hour on-call support, whilst staying in a fully maintained house with up to three children.

The weekend carer will also receive substantial financial reimbursements to assist with the costs of caring for the children. Volunteers - St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne. "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life with what we give.

Volunteers - St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

" Volunteers generously donate their time and play a vital role at St Vincent's. Volunteering is rewarding and offers a caring, supportive environment, an opportunity to meet new people and most importantly, the chance to contribute to your community by helping others. St Vincent’s has a large number of volunteers who are a valued part of the health service team and complement the organisation by supporting staff, patients and family members. Volunteers undertake a range of tasks including administration, staffing the Green Shop kiosk, providing companionship to isolated, lonely or anxious patients, delivering donated magazines and books to patients, assisting identified patients with their meals, facilitating activities (such as art and craft) and directing visitors throughout St Vincent's. Centre for Community Child Health : CCCH Internship Program. The CCCH internship program enables senior undergraduate and postgraduate students from Australia and overseas to undertake unpaid placements within a leading and internationally recognized, multi-disciplinary policy and research environment.

Centre for Community Child Health : CCCH Internship Program

Interns will have unique opportunities to gain an understanding of the Centre's research, clinical and translation work, gain practical experience and develop a range of essential skills. It is a wonderful opportunity for students to get an inside-view of the world of research and see theory being put into practice. Please note all Internship placements are on an unpaid, voluntary basis for the purpose of work experience, knowledge building and skill development and are not an offer for employment or for the purpose of obtaining specific academic credit as part of a structured course requirement. What does the program entail? PD%20YRIPP%20Volunteers%20Jan14final_0.pdf. Big Brothers Big Sisters - Online - e-Mentoring. Tackling exclusion - e Mentoring Too many children are excluded from mentoring because of where they live.

Big Brothers Big Sisters - Online - e-Mentoring

The new Big Brothers Big Sisters e-Mentoring program addresses this problem by providing a fun, interactive digital platform that will allow our Bigs and Little's to meet and engage one to one safely in the virtual world. Latest Update Our interactive e-mentoring platform is coming along nicely and we will be launching mid 2015. Volunteers. Hospital, Clinical & Mental Health Services Mercy Hospital for Women (Heidelberg)Maria Kosberg, Volunteer CoordinatorsPhone: +61 3 8458 4125Email: Mercy Health O'Connell Family Centre (Canterbury)Veronica Love, Director of Nursing Phone: +61 3 8416 Werribee Mercy HospitalJanette Whyte, Volunteer CoordinatorPhone: +61 3 8754 3219Email: Mercy Health Aged Care.


Youth justice. The department is responsible for the statutory supervision of young people in the criminal justice system.

Youth justice

The department provides programs and resources to assist these young people to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to manage their lives effectively without further offending. Through supervision, offending related programs and linkages to appropriate support services, the department promotes opportunities for rehabilitation and contributes to the reduction of crime in the community. Careers - Corrections, Prisons & Parole Victoria. The Victorian Government has made a commitment to implement various parole system reforms that have resulted in a number of roles being required to support the parole stream.

Careers - Corrections, Prisons & Parole Victoria

Principal Practitioners require broad and extensive case management expertise for oversight of case management practices and the capability to provide effective staff supervision, training and mentoring across a mixed portfolio. This is a key position in the Community Correctional Services (CCS) management structure, providing supervision of case managers who are monitoring prisoners on parole and offenders subject to post-sentence supervision. The position provides advice and consultation in relation to identified offender risk escalation behaviours, incident management and quality assurance practices and processes. This level of oversight occurs in close consultation with relevant Regional General Managers (GM), Operations Managers (OM), clinical experts and staff from Corrections Victoria’s (CV) Head Office.

Volunteer. Act for Kids – a charity providing free services to treat and prevent child abuse and neglect in Australia. Volunteers are a vital part of our team; they’re an extension of our workforce and inspire us every day with their commitment to our work.

Act for Kids – a charity providing free services to treat and prevent child abuse and neglect in Australia

Our volunteers provide an extra set of hands when we simply don’t have enough. Over the years, hundreds of volunteers have pitched in at clean up and maintenance days at our centres, and helped us raise thousands of dollars by helping out at events, promotional activities and fundraising campaigns. We have a few volunteer opportunies available, if they sound like something you are interested in, please email Ellen Park with your pledge as soon as possible at email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sub for A Cause Day 14 March, 2015. Whitelion - Whitelion, Juvenile Justice, Young people, Mentoring, Mentor, Glenn Manton, Role Models, Melbourne, Australia. Volunteer – Whitelion Australia Nutritional Outreach Support and Health Program (NOSH) Derrimut Road – Hoppers Crossing Whitelion is a non-profit community organisation that supports and empowers young people at risk to reach their full potential.

Whitelion - Whitelion, Juvenile Justice, Young people, Mentoring, Mentor, Glenn Manton, Role Models, Melbourne, Australia

We are currently seeking volunteers to join the NOSH Team based in Derrimut Road – Hoppers Crossing. The NOSH Program is a mobile outreach service that provides the necessary support for homeless and street frequenting youth. NOSH operates up to 4 days per week, including some evenings around identified areas of need in the Wyndham region and surrounding suburbs with the view to expanding the program in the future. Australian Youth Mentoring Network: Standing Tall School Bsed Mentoring Program. Location: Heywood, VIC Type of Program: One to One Contact Person: amanda karatau-keightley Email:karatau.keightley@gmail.comPhone: 03 55271303 Mission Statement: Find a Program — Victorian Youth Mentoring Alliance. Youth Justice Community Support Program, Melbourne VIC - intensive support program for youth engaged with the justice system - Jesuit Social Services.

The Youth Justice Community Support Program is an intensive support program for young people aged 10-21 engaged with the justice system. VACRO > CAREERS > VOLUNTEERS. As a not for profit organisation, VACRO depends on the generous work of its volunteers. The voluntary work offered at VACRO is interesting, diverse and supported by training and supervision. There are a range of opportunities to suit different skills sets and interests. Over the recent years we have had a diverse range of people volunteer their services, mostly on a casual basis. Forensicare. Thank you for your interest in working for Forensicare. Thomas Embling Hospital is located just 15 minutes north of the Melbourne CBD, located in picturesque, tranquil parklands.

The Community Forensic Mental Health Service is located in the neighbouring suburb, Clifton Hill. At Forensicare, we strive to become an employer of choice by offering excellent employee conditions in order for our employees to find the right work/life balance. See our Employee Benefits Section below. If you have specific clinical discipline enquiries, please contact the relevant discipline head listed in the Discipline Enquiries Section, below.

How to Apply Forensicare’s career opportunities are managed electronically. Click to search or apply for employment opportunities at Forensicare. Australian Institute of Criminology - Recidivism. Home » Crime and the community » Crime in the community » Recidivism About 60 per cent of those in custody in Australia have been imprisoned before. Reoffending behaviour or recidivism can be influenced by many factors including poor education and employment histories, mental illness and bad physical health, as well as drug and alcohol misuse. The Youth Junction Inc. The Youth Junction Inc. Services: Crime Prevention, Social Justice, Education, Employment, generic youth work interventions, Youth Participation and leadership, and General Drop-In & Support through Access, Intake and Referral.

The Youth Junction Inc. manage the Visy Cares Hub in Sunshine, Victoria, which offers a diverse and specialised range of youth services to young people aged 12-25yrs. Volunteer with MacKillop Family Services. Become a Mentor - Berry Street Mentoring Programs.