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Search & Support Worker - Genealogy

Part Time

VANISH seeks a competent experienced researcher with excellent communication skills and an understanding of the impart of separation through adoption, to join their search and support team.  The role is currently two days a week with possible additional days subject to funding.  The main tasks involved are:


  • To competently provide search assistance, support and information to service users;
  • To undertake searches on behalf of service users and organisations;
  • To keep records confidentially, competently and precisely, both paper and electronic;
  • To undertake community outreach activities including maintaining regional support groups and presenting at regional seminars, community talks and meetings;
  • To facilitate support groups in Melbourne and occasionally cover regional groups as required; and
  • To support the manager and team in daily activities and special projects.

Applications close: Wednesday 7th December 2016

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