Work Experience/Student Placement

The Society offers various placements within its services for secondary and tertiary students. Students must be over 14 years of age and a minimum commitment of 12 hours is required.

Types of roles include:

  • Retail Assistant and Donation Sorter - sorting donations, customer service, visual merchandising and assisting with general retail duties.
  • Administration - filing, scanning, naming documents, collating materials, some database work and other general office duties.
  • Kitchen - helping with the preparation of breakfast and lunches at Blue Door in Ainslie Village. You must be over 18 years old and hold a WWVP Card.
  • Clemente Learning Partner  - students may be asked to support students when they attend classes, update client files, investigate support options, create procedure documents and report on the program. You must be over 18 years old and hold a WWVP Card.
  • Family Services - FERNS program (Families Encouraging Raising Nurturing Supporting) engaging children in different activities with enhance children's fine and gross motor skills, engaging with mothers and providing support with skill building, reading and writing assistance with families, assisting with toy library. You must be over 18 years old and hold a WWVP Card.
  • Compeer - a program that matches volunteers with individuals who may need some social support. The placement role would be undertaking administrative duties supporting the Compeer Officer to achieve the outcomes required for the program.

Please complete an application form and submit your resume to volunteer@svdp-cg.org.au

Note: The placements are based on availability at the time and may have additional requirements.

How to apply to do work experience
Please contact the Society at least one (1) month before your desired work experience date.

• Complete the application form and email to volunteer@svdp-cg.org.au 
• Any people under 16 years of age need a parental/guardian signature