Volunteer Before We Start We are currently recruiting for Term 1, 2018 with placements starting in February. We are specifically looking for volunteers for our after school learning clubs, as well as volunteers with education experience for our tutoring program, which takes place during school hours. Please consider the following questions before you apply for a position with SPARK Have you reviewed the details of the available positions? Spark Volunteer role descriptions - Can you commit to 1.5 hours per week during the school term, for at least 6 months? - Can you attend a full day training session on Thursday 18th January 2018? - Are you prepared to complete a Working with Children Check and Police Check? - Are you entitled to work in Australia? - Can you travel to Western Sydney to participate in the SPARK program you choose? St Vincent De Paul Society NSW has lots of volunteer opportunities. If this one doesn't sound right for you, please visit the Vinnies NSW website for other roles. We appreciate you taking the time to consider if a role with the SPARK program is suitable for you. This application will take about 10 minutes to complete, you cannot save it. Before you start, please ensure you have the following information at hand:. • Working with Children Check number (if you have one) • Name and contact details for an emergency contact • Name, phone and email details for 2 character referees I understand and I would like to proceedYESNO SPARK RolesPlease click on the relevant link below if you want to read more about our rolesPlease select the role(s) you are interested in* Bright Sparks Learning Club Volunteer Bright Sparks Tutor Volunteer Personal DetailsGiven Name*Family Name*Address* Street Address Suburb State Post Code AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench PolynesiaGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuamGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiNorth KoreaSouth KoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSpainSri LankaSudanSudan, SouthSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVatican CityVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.YemenZambiaZimbabwe Country Email* Enter Email Confirm Email Phone no.1*Please enter mobile numbers in format nnnn nnn nnnPhone no.2Date of birth*Day12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031Month123456789101112Year201820172016201520142013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995199419931992199119901989198819871986198519841983198219811980197919781977197619751974197319721971197019691968196719661965196419631962196119601959195819571956195519541953195219511950194919481947194619451944194319421941194019391938193719361935193419331932193119301929192819271926192519241923192219211920Gender*FemaleMale Emergency contactPlease provide details of a person we can contact in the case of an emergencyFull Name*Relationship to you*Emergency Contact Phone*WWC and First AidWorking with Children NumberIf you have a WWC number, please enter it here. Do you have a current First Aid Qualification?*(this is not a requirement to volunteer, it is for our information only) NoYes RefereesPlease provide email and phone details for 2 character referees. Please do not provide family members or friends as referees. Referees should be people that know you in a professional context (e.g. current/former employer, community leader, church leader, teacher, coach, doctor, previous volunteer supervisor, etc) Referee 1Full Name*Phone*Referee 1 Email* How do you know this person?*How long have you known this person?*Referee 2Full Name*Phone*Referee 2 Email* How do you know this person?*How long have you known this person?* Volunteering with SPARKHow did you hear about SPARK?*Community OrganisationInternet SearchNewspaper-localNewspaper-OtherRadioReligious organisationSchool/ University/ TAFESocial MediaSPARK VolunteerVolunteer CentreWord of MouthWhy do you want to volunteer with SPARK?* What are your expectations of volunteering with SPARK?* Skills and QualificationsQualificationsPlease list your formal qualifications (if any) Teaching Experience*Please select any of the following teaching experience that you have Currently studying Education / Teaching degree Early Learning Teacher Primary Teacher Secondary Teacher University Lecturer Tutor TESOL/ TEFL/ ESL Teacher Aid Health or Sports Science / Nutrition None of the above Teaching CommentIf you would like to add any further information about your teaching experience, please enter it hereSkills*Please select any of the following skills that you have Administration Children’s entertainment Communications Dance/music/drama Photography Art and Craft Event management Facilitation and training Graphic design Sports / Sport Coaching None of the above Other SkillsIf you have any other skills you think may be useful in your role as a volunteer, please tell us about themAre you Bilingual?*Please let us know if you speak any of these languages No Arabic Dari Farsi Karen Other LanguagesIf you speak any other languages, please list them hereTraining DatesTraining Dates*18 Jan 2018, Thur 9:30 AM-4:30 PMCommentPlease let us know if you can attend any of the other listed datesVolunteer Statement*I am volunteering to participate in the SPARK program. I agree to the following: - I agree to work in cooperation with other staff, volunteers and participants in the SPARK program - I agree to not disclose any information about the St Vincent de Paul Society (“the Society”) that I learn in the course of my volunteer duties, unless specifically authorised by the Society to do so, or compelled by law. I understand this information includes, but is not limited to, any and all information about the Society’s employees, volunteers, members, donors or clients. - I understand that during the SPARK program I am responsible to the SPARK volunteer Leader in the school at which I am volunteering - I understand I may work one to one with participants in the SPARK program or with multiple participants in small groups - I understand that as part of the screening process I will need to complete a Working With Children Check, a Police Check, a Good Character Declaration, SPARK volunteer training and that my referees will be contacted to provide a character reference. - I understand that to volunteer for SPARK I must be over 14 and that if I am under 18 I am required to have my parent/ guardian’s permission to participate in the SPARK program. - I agree to act in accordance with the code of conduct, mission and vision of the St Vincent de Paul Society. - I understand that the St Vincent de Paul Society does not accept responsibility for lost, damaged, or stolen property belonging to any individual. - I understand that I will be responsible for all travel including expensed incurred to and from the SPARK venue. YesNoThank you for applying to volunteer with SPARK! When you press submit your application form will be sent to the SPARK team who will contact you shortly.