EPIC Ambassador

ID: 109897
  • Disability Services
  • Regular - more than 6 months
  • Accessible
  • Upper Mount Gravatt, QLD
  • Bundaberg Central, QLD
  • Maryborough, QLD
  • Palm Beach, QLD

About this opportunity

This Volunteer Role (DES) reports to the Regional Coordinator (RC). The purpose of the role is to assist individuals with disability, mental illness, injury or health conditions to maintain sustainable employment in the open labour market.

The ambassador will provide person centred assistance that will vary depending on the individual needs of each participant to achieve greater social inclusion through workforce participation and training.

Job Clubs:

Supporting people with disability with running and supporting Job Clubs to help people with a disability in preparing and upskilling to support their return to work in areas such as

- Interview Techniques
- Letter writing and Resume Development
- Communication and Positive body language
- Presentation
- Parents Groups - supporting parents to prepare to return to work
- Basic Computer skills - How to use emails, Apply for jobs online
- Running and supporting with Intensive job search sessions

Conceirge service:

Meeting and greeting participants at Reception, Providing participants with Hot or Cold beverage and alerting consultants to their attendance

Support Education support group:

Working with participants up to 8 at a time with completing their online studies, this will include guiding them towards finding the answers and trouble shooting any online system issues.

Good for

  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Work Experience

Additional requirements

  • National Police Certificate*
  • Working with Children Check*
• Experience or willingness to support people with disabilities to achieve their goals
• Good communication and interpersonal skills; both verbal and written
• The ability to build and maintain relationships, whilst demonstrating an awareness of and respect for interpersonal diversity with both internal and external stakeholders
• Current drivers licence is advantageous however not essential
• A willingness to undertake continuous learning
• Preparedness to take initiative and be solutions focused
• Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
• Auslan or second Language not essential but advantageous
• Ability to work in ways that are congruent with EPIC’s values and non-negotiable behaviours

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

Various - Operational Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm Concierge - Monday to Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm or Monday to Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm Education Support - Tuesdays 9:00am - 12:00pm and Thursdays 9:00am - 12:00pm Computer Classes - 6 hours per week Other Class assistance - up to 15 hours per week

Interested in
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Disability Support
  • Tutoring & Coaching

On the job training provided

Upper Mount Gravatt, QLD
Bundaberg Central, QLD
Maryborough, QLD
Palm Beach, QLD