Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) is the national peak consumer group for people who are blind or vision impaired in Australia. Our national office is based in Melbourne CBD. However, we also have offices in some other states.
Blind Citizens Australia Sydney Branch is seeking assistance for up to one day per fortnight, primarily to support the functioning of a Sydney-based social support group which provides much-needed peer support for people who are blind or vision impaired. The social support group, consisting of adults with vision and other disabilities, operates in North Strathfield, Burwood and, from time to time, the Greater Sydney and surrounding areas. It meets, usually on the second and fourth Thursday of each month and occasionally on other weekdays and weekends, to receive peer support through discussing matters of mutual interest and undertaking a range of social activities.
Students will assist by providing:
Students will need a willingness to assist group members to research venues for social activities and a willingness to assist members to access refreshments and meals.
Students will work under the direction and guidance of group leaders and staff.
Students will be required to consent to a National Police Check through Blind Citizens Australia.
Students will also require:
Croydon Park Club located at 55 Seymour Street, Croydon Park.
The program runs on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Students will need to be available between 10am and 3pm on each second and fourth Thursday of the month.
Applications should be addressed to Sondra Wibberley, Coordinator of Blind Citizens Australia Sydney Branch and emailed to ACU Engagement.
Your application must be attached to the email as a Word document and must use 12 size font and at least 1.2 line spacing throughout the document so that it will be received in an accessible format by Blind Citizens Australia.
In your application, please:
Applications will also be accepted during the break between Semester 1 and 2, 2019.
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