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Ready Reading – Expression of Interest

As part of the recruitment process to become a Queensland Ready Reading volunteer, referee checks are required.

To assist us with this matter, please provide the name and contact details (email address and phone number) of two people who would be able to provide comments about your suitability for the position as a Queensland Ready Reading volunteer.

It is preferred that a previous supervisor (in a paid or volunteer position) is nominated as a referee. However, friends and colleagues will be permitted. References from family members are not suitable.

Personal details

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Ready Reading volunteers must be aged between 18 and 90. Please complete the form and a representative from Volunteering Queensland will be in contact to explore how your interest in volunteering can be progressed.
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Suitability

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Please provide the name and contact details of two referees. References from family members are not suitable.
Please note, reference check questions will be emailed automatically to nominated referees once you have submitted this application. It is recommended that referees check their junk/spam folder.
Thank you.

Referee #1

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Please set a valid email address

Referee #2

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Disclaimer and Agreement

Volunteer Disclaimer:
By providing your personal details to Volunteering Queensland for Ready Reading you agree that in so doing to the greatest extent that may be permitted by law that Volunteering Queensland shall have no liability whatsoever to you as result of making such details available to Department of Education, for the purpose of the Ready Reading program. Furthermore, you acknowledge that insofar as you shall be linked with any organisation as part of Ready Reading that you will make your own assessment to determine as whether such organisation and its requirements are appropriate to your needs and skills.
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Privacy Agreement:
I consent to allow Volunteering Queensland to forward my personal details to the Department of Education for the purpose of volunteering for the Ready Reading program, and to use the data for subsequent research and statistical analysis. I consent to being contacted by Volunteering Queensland for participation in future surveys and research.
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Working with Children Check
  • I am eligible to apply for a Working with Children Check (Blue Card) as outlined by Blue Card Services https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card/eligible
  • I understand that current Blue Card holders will need to link their Blue Card to Volunteering Queensland.
  • I understand that Volunteering Queensland is responsible for managing the Working with Children Check process, prior to placement in a school and will:
    • Support me in applying and lodging the Working with Children Check forms.
    • Provide application forms and instructions.
    • Submit complete application forms on my behalf.
  • I acknowledge that I am unable to be placed in a school without completing the Woking with Children Check process and training.
Check the box, you must agree with our Privacy Agreement

Check the box, you must agree with our Privacy Agreement

I understand that to join Ready Reading, I will be required to complete the recruitment process which includes one half day training session and online training.

I understand as part of the selection process I may be asked to provide additional information to assess my suitability and competency (this includes proof of ID).

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