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Intensive Family Services Worker

Family Services across Victoria are currently entering an innovative period of review and development. As part of this, the Intensive Family Services response is being developed to work with families whose children are subject to Family Preservation or Family Reunification Orders. Intensive Family Services will work intensively with families in partnership with Child Protection (and other services where required), to promote child safety, development and permanency, increasing parenting capacity and improving family functioning.  Doncare is seeking a dynamic individual who is willing to embrace the challenge of implementing a new pilot program that is expected to guide the development of Family Services Programs in Victoria.  Reporting to the Team Leader, Family Services the successful applicant will join a team of dedicated staff and partner with them to promote Doncare’s mission and values and support our important work.

This is a fixed term contract position of 30.40 hours per week until 30th June 2018 with the possibility for extension past that date. 

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For details concerning this role, please contact Ian Clark or call 9856 1500

Applicants must provide a seperate statement addressing the key selection criteria.

Have you considered volunteering with us?


Doncare is currently recruiting volunteers for our op shops in North Blackburn, Bulleen Plaza and Jackson Court. Call 9856 1500

Opportunity Shops 

Doncare has seven opportunity shops located within the municipalities of Manningham and Whitehorse.  Morning or afternoon shifts are available during the week and also shifts on Saturdays. Volunteer duties include: 

  • Assisting customers with selecting goods
  • Selling merchandise
  • Tidying clothes racks and shelves
  • Sorting of donations 
  • Displaying goods 
  • Keeping the shop presentation clean.

Skills and abilities required:

  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Good communication skills
  • Self motivated
  • Friendly manner 
  • Enjoy being part of a team.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring their skills and knowledge to enhance the current team of volunteers.  If you are interested in volunteering at any of the shops, please complete the application form here and return it to Doncare, to one of our shops or by e-mail.