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Helpline Volunteer Program Coordinator - 3 days a week (Fitzroy North, VIC)
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of expecting and new parents across Australia?
An exciting opportunity exists for a Helpline Volunteer Program Coordinator to strengthen and continue to develop PANDA’s Volunteer Telephone Support Worker program.
A key part of the National Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Helpline, Volunteer Telephone Support Workers provide valuable peer support to families experiencing a difficult transition to parenthood and mental health challenges in the perinatal period.
PANDA is seeking an experienced Program Coordinator who will be responsible for all aspects of developing, managing and promoting this program that utilises the skill and expertise of volunteers with lived experience.
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How to apply for this job
To apply, please complete the online form below. You will be asked to upload a current CV and respond to the following (max. 500 words each):
1. Describe your experience supporting volunteers with a lived experience of mental illness and enhancing/expanding existing programs.
2. What are the key challenges involved in a lived experience workforce providing telephone-based peer support?
3. What are the emotional and mental health needs of new parents, particularly in relation to anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses?
Enquiries about this position should be directed to National Helpline and Programs Manager Cathy Wyett on (03) 9926 9090.
Applications close midnight Sunday 30th July.
Interviews will take place between Wednesday August 2nd and Friday 4th August.