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Tertiary Tips - Support/Advocate

Albury Wodonga Volunteer Resource Bureau

Duties and Key Responsibilities: Assist student with navigating the tertiary institution, Assist students with assignments or other course tasks, Assist students with literacy, Assist students with comprehension. Skills required: Ability to relate well with participants and other staff, Ability to work as part of a team, Ability to support tertiary students, Ability to assist and guide where required, Reliability as a team member, Understanding of the importance of promoting independence and self-esteem with individual participants, NB: Knowledge in the students area of study is not required, they are assisting not teaching. Expected Personal Aims: To assist the student to reach their learning objectives, To be flexible and open to students learning requirements to the best of your ability, Enhance the learning outcomes, skills and confidence of participants by providing a supportive, safe and educational environment, Encourage independence and self-esteem and respect dignity of participants, Be a reliable and responsible member of the team willingly supporting others Checks/forms required: VRB volunteer Application form completed Confidentiality Agreement signed National CrimCheck completed WWCC NSW/VIC completed Provide 2 referees Training Requirements: Induction to AWVRB and AWCE and Orientation to the Library and attend volunteer meetings. Gain an understanding of the participant group. Attend relevant training days. Attend in-services as scheduled

Please complete an online application and call (02) 6021 0990.