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Aphasia Group Facilitator

Organisation : The Stroke Association of Victoria

Location : VIC Regional (Geelong)

Time required : 1 hour a fortnight

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill area : Community Services

Sector : Disabilities

About the role

Individuals living with Aphasia can struggle with Speech, Comprehension of others’ speech, reading, writing and numeracy. 

 

The Stroke Association of Victoria is looking for a qualified Speech Pathologist to volunteer an hour a fortnight to engage with individuals living with Aphasia and help them to communicate with each other at the Barwon Stroke Support Centre.

 

It takes place on Thursday afternoons from 2 p.m. till 3 p.m. and will consist of chatting with and listening to the stories and experiences of individuals living with Aphasia.

About the organisation

Organisation name : The Stroke Association of Victoria

The Stroke Association of Victoria (SAV) is the only dedicated community-based support service for people re-entering their lives after having a stroke. We have Stroke Support Centres and Peer Stroke Support Groups across Victoria, focused on ensuring community inclusion for stroke survivors.

Our Stroke Support Centres aim to bridge the gap from discharge to community re-engagement. Through effective connections with community, general practitioners and allied-health providers, we aim to assist each stroke survivor with their longer-term recovery. We do this through non-clinical, community-based support and self-led recovery including communication, mood, mobility and community engagement.

 

How to apply

Send a Resume and Cover Letter expressing your interest to barwon@strokeassociation.com.au and the successful volunteer applicant will be asked to undergo a Police Check before commencing this volunteering role.


Please quote in application: Aphasia Group Facilitator via Pro Bono Australia.


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