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Community Visitor Scheme
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The Community Visitor Scheme is seeking volunteers who are passionate about protecting the rights of people with a mental illness or disability and improving the care and treatment provided to them.

The Community Visitor Scheme is your opportunity to provide much needed support and advocacy to people with a mental illness or disability. Relevant training and ongoing support, including financial support, is provided to all volunteers appointed to the role.

Opportunities available in all areas of metropolitan Adelaide, as well as in Berri, Mt Gambier and Whyalla.

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

  • It is expected that applicants will be able to commit to a minimum of 2 visits per month.

  • This role is not suitable for people working full-time

  • No formal qualifications required

  • People with lived experience are encouraged to apply

  • Good communication skills are essential

  • A desire to help individuals through advocacy is essential

  • Dedication to improving services is essential

  • Applicants must agree to undergo applicable screenings (eg Working with Children Check etc)

  • Access to a computer and mobile phone are essential

To view the role description and apply, please visit our website.

Please contact the Recruitment and Training Officer on 1800 606 302 with any queries.