The Office of the Public Advocate is looking for people to volunteer as Community Visitors. These are unique volunteer positions which are official Victorian Governor in Council appointments. Community Visitors protect the human rights of people with disabilities by visiting accommodation facilities and monitoring and reporting on the adequacy of services provided.
Closing date: June 30, 2019
Vision Australia is on the lookout for volunteer mentors to assist in delivering a new program which will help people who are blind or have low vision achieve their employment goals.
This is a rare opportunity to help influence Victoria’s social policy landscape, working in collaboration with the VCOSS team, members and stakeholders across the community sector. You will have a deep understanding of policy issues and development, and government processes. You will be skilled at drawing out information from multiple sources and joining-up diverse areas of social policy. As well as seeing the ‘big picture’, you will be able to ‘deep dive’ into specific social policy areas.
Closing date: May 6, 2019
Navigate is a brand new mentoring program for artists who are at all stages of their arts career – looking to move to the next level. Navigate is an inclusive mentorship program for both creatives and self producing artists, focusing on production skills. Artists must produce a show for the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival. Successful Navigate … Continued
Closing date: April 23, 2019
Nominations from industry stakeholders for membership of the Disability Support Industry Reference Committee (IRC) are now open. The Disability Support IRC will be responsible for reviewing and updating national training package qualifications, skill sets and units of competency needed by the disability support sector. The successful members will be active practitioners and representatives from within the industry, with extensive experience in, and knowledge of, the skilling and workforce needs of the disability support sector, with the capacity to proactively apply these attributes to the work of the IRC.
Closing date: May 12, 2019
The position is an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced person, with excellent leadership and management skills, and high-standing in the community, to lead the Council in advising the Attorney-General on matters of importance to Victoria’s coronial system. Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of the issues that arise in the coronial setting, a high level of integrity, strong decision-making and strategic thinking, and an ability to work collaboratively with Council members and stakeholders.
Closing date: May 12, 2019
The Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley MP, is inviting applications for the appointment of sessional community, psychologist and psychiatrist members to the Forensic Leave Panel. The Forensic Leave Panel is an independent statutory tribunal established under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 to support the rehabilitation of forensic patients and residents and assist with their reintegration into the community.