Are you interested in volunteering with VALS?
VALS is supported by a number of talented volunteers who contribute to a number of different functional areas within the organisation, VALS has a long history of working with volunteers to facilitate social change Indeed VALS was founded by a group of talent and dedicated individuals who volunteered their time to ensure that the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples were supported.
It is notable that this group and those that came thereafter were the champions of social change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people in Victoria and more broadly.
If you would like to contribute to a dynamic, rights focused organisation committed to the fight for justice for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples register your expression of interest in volunteering with VALS today.
The Data Analysis Support Volunteer will primarily support the Client Notification Service (CNS) team as well as working alongside the CNS Data Analyst and Team Leader to complete the CNS Manual and other admin duties.
CNS is a major aspect of VALS Community Justice Program. The Custody Notification Officers (CNOs) are key to the operation of the State’s CNO system. The Custody Notification System runs on a 24/7 basis with the CNO’s being the first contact point between a community member in custody at local police station, the police officers investigating the matter, and a VALS Criminal Lawyer.
They check on the health and wellbeing of people in custody, liaise with police and contact out of hours legal advice from our lawyers when they need to. CNO’s manage relationships with 332 police stations across the State.
In a Nutshell:
- Research for the referral / resource manual
- Construction of the CNS Manual
- Assisting in scheduling meetings and/or appointments with outside stakeholders.
- Assist in keeping up to date resources
Skills, qualifications, or experience required (or desirable) for role:
- Microsoft word, Excel, and Power Point knowledge
- Outlook Office Knowledge
- Research knowledge
- Phone etiquette
- Team player
Applications Close: Wednesday 18/5/2022
To apply for this role please send your cover letter and resume to our Volunteer Coordinator, Dayle Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.