Welcome to the Volunteer Resources page. Here you will find a range of useful documents. Potential volunteers will also find application forms and everything they need to get started with Embrace! Visit the below pages for a description of each of our documents and how they may apply to you. Alternatively you can also use the Embrace Files box to the right for a quick download.
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New volunteers are also expected to complete a Police check and Working With Children (WWC) check. You will find all the information you need to apply for both checks at the Police & WWC check page.
- download this document to use as a guide during your application
this document is a written agreement between new volunteers and Embrace Education. Applicants need to download and read through this agreement.
- during your interview you will be asked to sign to indicate your agreement to the listed terms and conditions.
this document contains policies and guidelines that volunteers must adhere to at all times. Applicants should download and read through this document.
when signing the Terms and Conditions of Engagement document, volunteers are also agreeing to abide by all Embrace policies listed here.
Here you'll find a number of useful resources to assist you in your tutoring and better know the student populations we assist. You can also take advantage of a number of worksheets and resources available at the Student Resources page.
- this document provides tutors with a description of their role for each of the different programs, in addition to tips and guidance on being a volunteer with Embrace.
- this document contains all the information you should need to take advantage of the free tutor training run by Embrace, including session times and locations, as well as instructions on providing an RSVP.
- instructions on using your user account with the Embrace website, including instructions for completing your monthly tutor report if involved in the 'Individual Tutoring' program.
- a number of useful tips that may help you in your tutoring and provide a greater level of understanding about refugee issues.
- about 40% of the students receiving help in our Individual Tutoring program are from Sudan. This document provides invaluable knowledge about their experience and barriers to education.
- this file is used to provide a nametag for you during tutoring sessions, in particular during the Homework Club and In-School programs.
- simply open this file up and edit the textbox to insert your own name instead of 'John.' All you need to do then is print it off (black & white is fine). Embrace will provide a plastic cover for your nametag.
- this form must be downloaded and completed by tutors during their first session of one-on-one or two-on-two tutoring. The student must then be instructed to take the form home, have it signed by his/her parents and return the form to you at the next tutoring session. You can then either fax, scan in, or personally deliver this form to your Tutor Manager.
- if your student is over 18 years old then they may simply complete it themselves during their first session with you.
- please download this guide to help you spread the word about Embrace! Included are messages you can post on Uni discussion boards, or that you can forward on to your friends.