Want to become a Stay On Your Feet® Peer Educator Volunteer?
Stay On Your Feet® Peer Educator Volunteers include a wide variety of people from all walks of life. Our Peer Educator volunteers are aged 55 and over.
About volunteering at Injury Matters
Do you want to become an active member of your community, while helping others? People volunteer for many reasons. Some volunteer to meet people, learn new skills, help others, take on new challenges and use their skills and experience in a positive way.
Some of the benefits of volunteering at Injury Matters include:
- Meeting new people
- Learning new skills
- Making friends
- Educating peers
- Free training including public speaking, Cultural Awareness..
There is a screening process for all potential Stay On Your Feet® volunteers. Please complete the form below, which will be followed by an interview (in-person or via phone call), a National Police Clearance, and an induction process.
What are the responsibilities of a Stay On Your Feet® Peer Educator Volunteer?
Peer Educators provide information and education to community members about how to prevent falls-related injury.
- Deliver presentations and education to groups.
- Attend community events.
- Refer people to seek advice from professionals where appropriate.
- Promote volunteer and engagement opportunities.
- Attending ongoing training and participate in feedback opportunities when required.
- Age: 55+
- Experience in engaging with communities (presentations/public speaking)
- Demonstrated experience in a similar role (paid or un-paid)
- Valid WA Drivers Licence
- National Police Clearance
- Australian Citizenship or permanent residency of Australia
How much time does it take?
Injury Matters is committed to flexible hours to suit personal commitments. Volunteers are encouraged to attend our training days and social events.
If you would like to find out more information, please contact Injury Matters on 6166 7688 or [email protected] or complete the form below.