Apply to Become a Volunteer
THANK YOU for your interest in volunteering with EdConnect Australia & taking the first steps in what will be a REWARDING and INVALUABLE volunteering role – supporting our younger generations and students who may be disadvantaged or at-risk.
Why Volunteer with EdConnect?
OUR APPLICATION PROCESS
Our application process ensures that we are recruiting the most skilled volunteers to be working with vulnerable and at-risk students. As such please be assured our process assists us in connecting the volunteers with appropriate students and schools.
- Must be available during school hours
- Must be aged 18 years or older
- Australian citizen or resident – entitle to live & work in Australia (no temporary VISAS accepted)
- Fluent English language skills – written and verbal
We do not offer short-term, community service or one-off volunteering opportunities.
HOW TO APPLY
1. READ THE VOLUNTEER INFO SHEET
2.CHOOSE A VOLUNTEER ROLE
We offer two volunteer roles – Mentor & Learning Support Volunteer. Each role has a different focus and requires different skills and commitment by volunteers. The application form will ask you to indicate the role you are most interested in so have a look at the to see which role suits you.
3.FILL OUT VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM ONLINE
Once your application form is submitted, you’ll be allocated to a local Liaison Officer who will contact you and walk you through the next steps.
4.APPLY FOR WORKING WITH CHILDREN’S CHECK & NATIONAL POLICE CHECK
Our team is here to assist you at each step.
5.FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEW WITH LIAISON OFFICER
A local Liaison Officers will get to know what your interests are in order to match you with the best fit – student and school.
6.ATTEND VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Once your application is successfully processed you will be invited to attend training appropriate to your chosen volunteering role before being placed in a school.
THE CURRENT LIST OF SCHOOLS WE SERVICE