Volunteer Art Therapist

Carers of Africa Inc.

Dandenong South, VIC

Posted 2/23/2018

We are currently looking for volunteers on behalf of Carers for Africa Inc.  Carers of Africa works to improve access to health services for disadvantaged persons from diverse backgrounds experiencing health issues, family and domestic violence and unemployment.

They are currently looking for an art therapist and facilitator for their art therapy program. The successful candidate will be working with the clients' imagination and creativity by:

  • Encouraging the client to reflect on their creative work. The client will bring their own cultural influences and personal experiences to their creative process.
  • Working together with the client in a collaborative manner aimed at empowering the person to discover their own meaning
  • helping clients reach their full potential

The successful candidate will have  excellent communication skills, be a good listener, empathetic and patient. They will have an understanding of art & creative media. Qualifications in art or psychology are highly regarded, but not essential. Training is provided.


Time Required

Program will be an on-going 2 week course. Hours will vary according to which days and times the art therapy sessions will be held throughout the 2 weeks.

Background Checks Required


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