ID: 56377

Disability Advocacy Committee Member Watsonia area

Community Service Long Term Watsonia, VIC Accessible

About this opportunity

There are many people in the Melbourne north-east metro area who have an Intellectual disability and need someone to give them some time and encouragement. Please google North East Citizen Advocacy and visit our facebook page for more information

North East Citizen Advocacy aims to promote, facilitate and support advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities. It does so, by carefully finding and supporting ordinary and giving citizens, who'd like to make a positive difference in the life of a person with an intellectual disability, who is vulnerable or at risk. NECA takes care in selecting the right people to become a citizen advocate and provides tailored orientation sessions, ongoing support and access to resources to assist with the role.

Board Member
In this role, you would be a much valued member on our volunteer board which meets monthly to discuss the operations of the program and oversee the employed staff. Board members are a vital component in making NECA succeed in being able to continue with the work that greatly impacts on the lives of our protégés


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

2-4 hours per month, can be more or less depending on the time of year

Interested in
  • Administration, Office Management
  • Companionship and Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Fundraising and Events
  • Governance, Board, Committee
  • Mediation and Advocacy
Training

Induction.

Reimbursement

NECA will pay the cost of obtaining a Police Check.