- Social Worker Mentor - Nazareth Centre - Bougainville
Social Worker Mentor - Nazareth Centre - Bougainville
|Application Close Date
||23 Jan 2014
||Papua New Guinea
||Australian Volunteers for International Development
|Australian Partner Organisation
||Social Worker Mentor - Nazareth Centre - Bougainville
- Be a Social Worker Mentor for faith-based rehabilitation centre
- Make a difference working in a post-conflict community
- Supported by primary health care provider and law & justice sector
Established by the Congregation of the Sisters of Nazareth in 2001, the Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation provides counselling to victims of domestic and sexual violence, rehabilitation of people with substance abuse, trauma counselling of former combatants and rehabilitation of post-conflict communities.
A volunteer has been requested to provide mentoring and training in the safe house and develop counselling standards and practices.
Experience in trauma counselling and the counselling required in domestic violence and violence against women and children is necessary for this role.
In addition to social work expertise, volunteers need skills in training and developing others, applied awareness and sensitivity to cross-cultural communication, patience, tolerance and flexibility. They manage with good humour the daily challenges of working with very limited resources.
If this request sounds like a good match for your skills and interests, please download the detailed Position Description from the link above. We welcome calls to the recruitment team at any time - 1800 331 292.
For enquiries, please contact Max Campos on +61 3 9279 1752, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You must be available to attend a pre-departure briefing in Melbourne on 12-14 March 2014.
We are only able to accept applications from Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens resident in Australia.
The first step is a written application. Application instructions in detail, including important background information and guidance, are provided in the Position Description - click on the link above to download.
Please ensure that you include your full name and the name of the position you are applying for in your statement addressing selection criteria.
Read detailed instructions about how to apply here.
|This position is part of the Australian Volunteers for International Development program, an Australian Government initiative.