Re-Engaging in Community

Expression of Interest for Volunteer Role

Thank you for your interest in applying to be a volunteer in the Re-Engaging in Community Program.

If you have any questions about the program or this recruitment process, please contact the team on
P: 08 9440 4800
E: volunteering@unitedwaywa.com.au

The application process involves:

  1. Completing the below expression of interest
  2. Completing an application form
  3. Attending an interview (face-to-face or
  4. telephone)Two professional reference checks
  5. A National Police Clearance
  6. Attendance at an Orientation session

As you can appreciate, there are vulnerable participants in this program and we owe both yourself and the participants a duty of care to ensure quality matches take place. If you choose to proceed with this expression of interest, please fill in the form below and we will be in touch soon.

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    Eligibility for the Re-Engaging in Community Program

    Re-Engaging in Community is a buddy program that aims to support individuals who have been homeless and now are housed, but experiencing social isolation. The program seeks to provide one to one support, take the fear out of activity, and help participants to partake in community recreation and engagement.

    Do you fit into any of the following categories?

    Have real-life experience like overcoming hardship or adapting to a major life change with a positive can-do attitude?

    Capacity to commit approx. 1 hour per week in person?

    Have the capacity for face to face meetups as a volunteer buddy (2-4 hours per month) over a minimum of 6-Months?

    Confident in sharing and making community connections?

    Commitment to induction and training; approximately 1-2 hours with flexible delivery options?

    Willingness to engage with people who have experienced trauma and homelessness?

    If you have answered yes to all of the above boxes we would be delighted to consider you for a volunteer role with Re-Engaging in Community and ask that you please continue to complete this form.
    However if you have not answered yes to all of the above boxes please submit a EOI for another role or email volunteering@unitedwaywa.com.au outlining your volunteering interests.

    Additional Information

    What attracted you to get involved in the Re-Engaging in Community Program?

    What are you hoping to gain from volunteering in this program?

    What skills, experience and/or hobbies do you have which may contribute to your volunteering?

    What do you hope your buddy gains from this experience with you?

    How did you hear about this volunteer buddy opportunity?

    Do you consent to receiving Marketing Communications from United Way WA?

    Submit Expression of Interest

    Thank you for taking the time to apply to be a volunteer in the Re-Engaging in Community Program. We look forward to meeting you soon.

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