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Co-ordinator – Mercy Connect Ballarat/Bendigo
Mercy Connect is a program within Mercy Works which recruits, trains and supports volunteers to mentor refugee students and their families as they settle in Australia. We are seeking a Co-ordinator of our Ballarat/Bendigo Mercy Connect Education project. The role involves connecting all volunteers with students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds in existing and potentially new primary and secondary schools across Ballarat/Bendigo. It also includes recruiting and training new volunteers. While providing assistance in the educational setting the primary focus is one of mentoring and providing ongoing support and training.
The Co-ordinator is required to liaise with the schools in providing volunteers appropriate to the situation. A key focus will be expanding the project within the Bendigo region. It is a two day a week position, and based in Bendigo.
For more information please download the Job Ad and Role Description below.