Become a leader in preventing domestic and family violence
ARA are seeking socially engaged women and men from culturally and linguistically diverse refugee communities to become volunteer Community Educators and undertake our 2nd DV prevention leadership program starting in March 2020.
Why should I get involved?
• Access to up to date information about domestic and family violence as well as appropriate responses, referrals and laws in Australia
• Ample opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues around domestic and family violence with trained experts, including at Working Party networking meetings
• Free 2 day nationally recognised, accredited DV-Alert Training TAFE CODE: CHCDFV001 where you will learn how to recognise signs of DV, respond appropriately, and refer effectively.
• Free 2 day leadership and public speaking training course by AMES Australia (Victoria) where you will learn a range of prevention strategies and approaches to working with your community.
• The training can be listed on your resume, and the Project Officer listed as a referee
• ARA will support you to explore options for ongoing training and development in the field
• ARA will support you to gain free National Police Clearance and relevant DHS Clearances
• Help to build relationships and referral pathways will be built between communities and mainstream agencies
• Most importantly… the safety of your community will be improved with increased access to domestic violence support To be a Community Educator:
• No prior experience is required
• English proficiency is necessary
• A commitment and interest to address gender equality is essential
• You must be able to commit to 5 days of training across the year (we can discuss a training leave arrangement with your employer)