United Disability is a cultural and linguistic organisation that welcomes all volunteers of ethnicity, skill level or education.
To show our appreciation of volunteer participation, United Disability shall assist volunteers in their application and cover any associated costs for a Volunteer Working with Children Check and Criminal History Screening.
Unless a volunteer role specifies, no skills or experience is required to participate in volunteering activities within United Disability. Volunteers must agree to work within the core values of United Disability which include being compassionate, working with integrity and be committed to ensuring people with a disability have greater independence.
There are no costs are associated for volunteers to undertake volunteering activities within United Disability.
The United Disability Volunteering program provides all volunteers the added benefit and recognition by:
At United Disability we know how busy life can be, so we are flexible with the amount of time our volunteers are able to commit. Any moment our volunteers engage with our clients, it has an enormous and positive impact on their lives.
You may discontinue or change your volunteering support at any time. It is preferred you inform United Disability with as much notice as possible.
Student vocational placement is an initiative that introduces students to careers in the disability and community care industry. Our organisation offers a fun, caring environment where students can get involved in the delivery of workshops, in home care and excursion support services under the guidance and support of our expert support coordinators who are working daily with people living with a disability.
United Disability are passionate about offering training and employment opportunity to the disability sector and have developed this program as a free initiative to students willing to become involved. This exciting program was developed in response to our ongoing demand for workers in our industry as we firmly believe that the effort we put into education will only benefit the quality of care we can provide our clients in the future.
The United Disability student vocational placement program is designed to reach students aged 18 years and over.
Students participate in hands-on activities, group exercises, down-to-earth discussion with people with disability, in home care, support in the delivery of client workshops / programs and the occasional community or excursion experience day.
The United Disability student vocational program aims to build national awareness of the disability and community care industry, whilst providing potential employment pathways to a rewarding career in disability services and support care.
The program has been designed with educational institution students and objectives in mind, offering an opportunity to learn:
Yes, United Disability have worked with many training and education providers to ensure that the hours you spend with United Disability are registered as placement hours with your education authority. To confirm if your education provider will recognise student placement with United Disability, please contact our team on email@example.com.
As part of your placement each United Disability student vocational placement will receive a certificate of recognition for your contribution to our community and the people living with disability we support.
ACCnet21 is a growing organisation that currently has opportunities in the following locations:
New South Wales:
Student vocational placement for Victoria, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Tasmania and ACT are currently unavailable; however, opportunities are currently in development. For more information about these upcoming areas, please contact our student vocational placement team on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on future availabilities.
To ensure continuity of care and safety for our valued clients, all student vocational placements with United Disability are required to hold the following current checks:
– Relevant state “Working with Children” check;
– Police check;
– CPR certificate (preferred, however not mandatory);
The United Disability student vocational placement program is specifically designed for students studying in the fields of Allied Health, Disability, Health Services, Individual Support, Ageing Support, Mental Health, Leisure & Health, Community Services or Nursing. However, United Disability have a volunteer program that is open to community members. If you are interested in finding out more about the disability industry and are looking for an opportunity to give back to the community – get more information on our volunteering page.
Congratulations and thank you for being part of the United Disability student vocational placement program. There are loads of ways to get involved in the disability and community care industry and United Disability would love to be part of your next steps. If you are interested in a career with United Disability visit our careers page to explore available options. All student vocational placements will receive priority consideration when making an application to join our team.
You can also contact your United Disability student vocational placement representative in your state or territory if you’d like more information on finding employment with us via email@example.com
There is a wide variety of career opportunities within the disability industry. Career pathways can include – but not limited to: