Resource Development Volunteer

Melbourne, Caulfield South and Work from Home – Volunteer

Who we are

Voice Within provides allied health services aligned with our core vision, mission and values to empower everyone to further develop to their best potential. In a collaborative approach, we utilise holistic and evidence based practises to help our clients achieve their goals whilst having fun.

We truly value our team. We work towards empowering our team with the skills, resources and guidance required to further help them empower themselves and our community.

Our aim is to ensure our team is equipped from the start to manage, identify and work through solutions in a range of mild to complex cases. Approaching each case in an agile manner to provide the most appropriate service delivery, stakeholder support and solution based thinking.

Mother and daughter playing the toy piano in the Voice Within Therapy Centre waiting room
Adult man doing Speech Therapy at the Voice Within Therapy Centre
Speech Therapist blowing a balloon for children Speech Therapy at Voice Within Therapy Centre

About the Resource Development Volunteer role

As the Resource Development Volunteer, you will be assisting in the session preparation and resource development of our clinicians for our services under their guidance. You can learn more about our services here.

You will assist in the preparation of electronic resources or physical (soft copy) resources with supervision and guidance of clinicians for both Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy sessions. There will also be the opportunity for you to shadow and observe clinicians in their sessions for understanding and experience of supporting children and adults with special needs. 

Responsibilities

  • Creating both electronic and physical resources, under the guidance of clinicians for sessions
  • Observing any sessions as negotiated to learn the process of therapy and resource development
  • Find alternative solutions for resources that are required by clinicians for sessions
  • Screening developed resources where possible to ensure its appropriateness for sessions
  • Ongoing communication with the primary clinician

Skills and Qualifications

  • Basic computer skills and knowing how to email
  • Administration duty interest and/ or experience
  • Experience or interest working with children

What we can offer you

Being part of a team dedicated to making change

Identifying ongoing solutions for our clients and key stakeholders to promote change with the support of our dedicated and collaborative team.

Observing and learning from sessions

The opportunity to observe and learn from sessions by primary clinicians to know what resources are best to create, source and supply.

Collaborating with primary clinicians to best prepare for sessions

The opportunity to learn and collaborate with primary clinicians to help best prepare for sessions to empower clients.

Experience supporting individuals with special needs

The opportunity to develop fun and engaging resources and grow your skills of working with children and adults with special needs.

Who we’re looking for

Voice Within is looking for team members including students and graduates dedicated to:

Empowering the community

Dedicated individuals with a strong desire to lead and empower our community as well as themselves to reach their best potential.

Flexible thinking and providing solutions

Being curious and flexible in thinking and service delivery to provide ongoing solutions for our community with an agile approach.

Professionalism

Presenting professionalism for others by paying attention to manners, methods and punctuality.

Compassion and respect

Sharing compassion for others by building relationships based on integrity, mutual trust, respect and transparency.

Lifelong learning

Always seeking knowledge, professional development and upskilling opportunities through experience and trainings combined with a strong work ethic.

Collaboration and inclusion

Including and collaborating with all relevant stakeholders to ensure the best therapy progression.

What you need to join

  • Valid Working With Children Check
  • Valid Police Check
  • Competency with basic computer use and a laptop
  • Basic use of Microsoft Office/ Google Docs and Google Sheets
  • Ability to manage and use printers and laminators
  • Ability to travel to and from the clinic (if required)
  • Covid-19 vaccination status (vaccinated up-to-date or medical exemption) if at the clinic

Apply for the Resource Development Volunteer Role

Please kindly fill out and submit this application form if you’d like to volunteer at the Voice Within. Students and graduates are welcome. Please ensure your Resume/ CV and Cover Letter are on the same file to upload with your application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Role Application (Resource Development Volunteer)

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