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Without volunteers Diverse Voices could not exist.

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Checklist for

Volunteers:

Diverse Voices is primarily managed, staffed and operated by volunteers. As an organisation we highly value the skills and contribution of every volunteer.

Police Check

Valid Police Check Completed before applying

ASIST Training

Attend a 2 Day Suicide Intervention Skills Training or have attended within the past 6 Months.

Brisbane Local

Live within Meanjin (Brisbane) and surrounding and outer areas of Meanjin

Training

Be able to attend all Training Dates

LGBTIQ+

Identify as part of the LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl & Brotherboy community

Blue Card

Current working with children Blue Card

People volunteer with us in a number of different ways, with the majority of our volunteers provide peer to peer telephone chat support. We also have volunteers who help us at events and with other small projects.

Volunteer Roles

To see the types of volunteer roles at Diverse Voices, express an interesting in volunteering with us, view current volunteer opportunities or find out why volunteering is a good idea please check out the links below.

The LGBTI Senior Community Visiting Service

Diverse Voices in one of a number of local partners who proudly deliver this program. The Seniors Community Visiting Service matches trained volunteer visitors with LGBTI senior clients who feel alone or isolated from their community due to health, mobility or other issues. The service supports clients to stay connected with others through having regular contact with their visitor for conversation, social connection and/or outings. It operates alongside but not in place of other in-home care and support services that clients might receive or be looking to access.

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Volunteer Telephone & Web Chat Peer Supporter

The vast majority of our volunteers at Diverse Voices staff our support line. You do not need to be a professional counsellor to be on line. This is because the strength of our service is that it is peer to peer. Comprehensive training is provided to our peer supporters. To find out more download our Volunteer Peer Support Position Description using the link below.

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Other Volunteer Roles

Diverse Voices also has a number of other roles for volunteers across the organisation. Should you have a particular skill that you think will be useful to Diverse Voices we would love to hear from you.

Contact our Volunteer Coordinator by email  yvonne@diversevoices.org.au

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