Pink Cross Foundation Australia

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Volunteer as an Online Outreach Support Worker!

 
Job Description:

Pink Cross Foundation Australia seeks an online behind-the-scenes support worker to volunteer for a minimum of two hours a week to provide information, referrals and some tips for vulnerable women involved in prostitution, enabling them to find tools and gain life-skills and self-confidence to transition out of the sex industry, complete studies and/or enter mainstream employment. As this position is online the volunteer can work remotely from whatever location is most convenient. 
 
This appointment could lead to a part-time paid role as Social Worker with Pink Cross Foundation Australia.
 
Core objectives include:
  • Contacting and meeting with prospective and new clients who need assistance 
  • Provide short to medium term case management including holding regular online or phone meetings
  • Completing case notes from each client encounter
  • Assisting client’s establish and achieve goals
  • Track clients progress and monitor well-being.
  • Follow care regulations and standards
  • Provide evidence-based policy advice, advocacy and assistance to improve our response to vulnerable women and men
  • Researching case management models, such as Stages of Change, and creating a framework tailored to people transitioning out of the sex industry.

Job Requirements:

Qualification:
  • AASW accredited social work degree (bachelors or qualifying masters)
  • We will consider applications from students, or people in a similar field

Experience:
  • A proven track record of commitment and reliability
  • A proven record working with vulnerable people

Knowledge:
   Essential: 
  • Knowledge of trauma, drug and alcohol addiction, and gendered violence
     Desired: 
  • Knowledge of prostitution, including Australian laws, trafficking indicators and push/pull factors to entry
  • We encourage applications from people who speak a language other than English, especially an Asian language, so we can improve our services towards the high number of Asian women in prostitution.

Full Position Description Here 

To apply please send through your current resume and a cover letter addressing the job requirements to Geneviève at 'info at pinkcross.org.au'