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Hub Connector Volunteer

City of Bayswater
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In March 2022, a new program called Hub Connections will commence at Morley Library, which opens Monday to Saturday.

We are looking for people with empathy who can be generous with their time, to become volunteer Hub Connectors, to engage, interact and connect vulnerable people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to services and information.

To express an interest in becoming a volunteer Hub Connector, please click on the Express Interest button below. You will then be added to the City of Bayswater's database and sent a Hub Connector Expression of Interest pack to complete. Expressions of interest close on Thursday 27 January 2022.

The volunteer Hub Connector role would suit people who have a community service background or; Psychology/OT/Social Work/Cert IV Mental Health students seeking experience with vulnerable people from all walks of life.

We would love to hear from you if you can:

• demonstrate excellent communication and listening skills

• show empathy and have a non-judgemental attitude

• volunteer for 4-8 hours a fortnight with a commitment of one year

BEING A HUB CONNECTOR WILL OFFER YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

• connect and give back to the community

• develop your practical counselling skills

• develop trauma informed engagement approaches

• increase emotional intelligence capacity through self-awareness

• pursue further career opportunities in this area

KEY DATES:

Volunteer Expressions of Interest close: Thursday, 27 January 2022

Hub Connector information session: Thursday, 3 February 2022

Volunteer Training commences: Week of 14 February 2022

TRANSPORT AND PARKING OPTIONS:

• on-site parking and/or free public parking is available

• public transport close to the site is available

Diversity and Inclusion:

The City of Bayswater values diversity in our organisation. If you have any other accessibility requirements, please inform us prior to attending the Hub Connection information session.

The City of Bayswater is home to a culturally diverse and vibrant community set against the backdrop of four thriving town centres, over 380 hectares of green open space and a 10km stretch of the Swan River. The City of Bayswater has built a reputation on the delivery of services that our community value.