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PANDA Community Champion

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Organisation : PANDA - Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia

Location : Western Australia

Time required : Champions are encouraged to be involved in whatever capacity they are comfortable with that fits in with their lives. We know our Community Champions are busy, often balancing family and work commitments.

Duration of project : Ongoing

Sector : Families, Mental Health, Women

Posted on : 11 Sep, 2017

About the Role

PANDA’s Community Champions are people inspired to help us raise awareness of perinatal anxiety, depression and postnatal psychosis by speaking out in their local communities and sharing their unique stories as well as practical information.

Find out more on our website.
Fill in an application form.

Who can be a PANDA Community Champion?
Women and men with a personal experience of perinatal mental illness can become a Community Champion. What we mean by personal experience is that you have experienced perinatal anxiety and/or depression or postnatal psychosis or supported a partner or family member through their experience.

Just as perinatal mental illness has many faces, so do our team of Community Champions. There really is something for everyone. The will to help, along with computer access, is all you need

What do PANDA Community Champions do?
Community Champions conduct awareness raising activities in their local communities in order to promote the importance of early identification and treatment, PANDA’s services and reduce the stigma associated with perinatal mental illness.

Community Champions can choose from a wide range of activities to suit their personal interests, skills and availability which can range from distributing PANDA resources to hosting awareness raising fundraising events to support PANDA. The program is super flexible so you get to choose the extent of your involvement with activities such as:
Community awareness
Sharing your story
Community fundraising
Writing and research

How do I get involved?
It is important to consider where you are in your recovery journey before applying. It is crucial that you are recovered enough to be able to raise awareness especially if you want to share your personal experience. It’s really important to look after your own well-being.

To get involved please read the PANDA Community Champions position description below and fill in our application form. The Community Champions Project Coordinator will be in touch via phone within 5-7 business days.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : PANDA - Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Fiona Haigh

Phone : 03 9926 9090

Please quote in application: PANDA Community Champion via Pro Bono Australia.


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