Positions Vacant

Paid lived experience art opportunity: Expressions of interest now open

Closing date: May 31, 2020

People who have an intellectual disability and have experienced mental health problems who would like to have their artwork, poetry or music feature in a new course, are invited to submit an Expression of interest. Successful applicants will be paid $500 for artwork and $250 for poetry or music For more information , contact Kathryn Chalmers, Research & Projects Coordinator:
E: kathrync@mhfa.com.au

Solicitor – LO I-III – Your Story Disability Legal Support –

Closing date: May 31, 2020

This position is targeted to people with disability and the position holder will regularly work with people with disability, their families, carers, supporters and advocates to deliver a trauma-informed and culturally safe service. The position holder will provide high quality advice and minor assistance services, in a multi-disciplinary team, to assist people to engage with the Royal Commission. The position holder will work with clients across Australia.  People with disability are particularly encouraged to apply  

Calling for Volunteers for Victoria Police Community Encounters Program

This volunteer program is for people with disability who want to help train Recruits at the Victoria Police Academy in disability awareness. You will be trained and supported in human rights to become a representative for all Victorians living with disability. You will help teach the cadets to communicate with respect, consideration and understanding to you, and to all Victorians living with disability. Travel costs are provided.

If you would like a Community Encounters Volunteer Invitation and Application Form sent to you, contact Susan Bonneau:
E: susan@dja.org.au
T: 1800 808 126

Voluntary Board Directors x3

Chronic Pain Australia – the voice of people living with chronic pain, is currently seeking three qualified people to sit on its National Board. The Board of Chronic Pain Australia meets once every six weeks via teleconference and has Directors throughout Australia. A key element of this position will be to assist the Executive Director in the creation of donor and philanthropic partnerships in your state and contributing ideas to further broader awareness of Chronic Pain Australia. This position will also contribute to the wider high-level strategic and operational oversight of the organisation.