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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 Tim on
P: 08 6247 6964
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.

Contact Details

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. Obviously during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact will be limited to virtual avenues only.

Do you fit inot 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?
YesNo

Capacity to commit approx. 1 hour per week via telephone, video chat or email through the first stage during COVID-19 social distancing measures?
YesNo

Post COVID-19 social distancing requirements, capacity for face to face as a volunteer buddy (2-4 hours per month) over a minimum of 6-Months?
YesNo

Confident in sharing and making community connections?
YesNo

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

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

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 your 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?
YesNo

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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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