2019 Long Term Program Application

Application Form 2019
Program Dates: 11/01/19 to 08/12/19

Lasallian Mission Services offers long term volunteer programs across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea with a connection to the De La Salle Brothers. Acting out in FAITH, rooted in the Gospel and sharing COMMUNITY with the Brothers and other Lasallians, Lasallian Volunteers empower the disadvantaged by personalised SERVICE primarily through education.

Lasallian Volunteers | 11 Months | COST: $0

Lasallian Volunteers: Long-term program is an eleven-month program which enables dedicated volunteers a full-time commitment to Lasallian works. It creatively provides an avenue for volunteers to serve, grow, change their own lives, and the lives of others who are marginalised. Lasallian Volunteers program is an opportunity to be formally associated with the Lasallian mission whilst connected to a Lasallian community for inspiration and accompaniment. This unique ministry is about building and strengthening Lasallian relationships to bring young people closer to God. Locations are varied across the District; Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. The program is fully supported both pastorally and administratively by Lasallian Mission Services

Information about each of the Placements can be found on our website: http://www.delasalle.org.au/about-us/lasallian-volunteers.html   

Further information is outlined in this application form or can be obtained by emailing Kate Westhead

Please note: Once ALL completed application information has been received, we will be in contact to confirm receipt of your application and to advise the next steps in the application process.

Lasallian Mission Services respects your privacy. Consent to the collection (and secure storage) of your information will be implied by the completion of this form by you or on your behalf.

Please have all your information together before you start filling out this form as you must finish it in one session. You cannot save and come back to it.

 

 

2019 Long Term Program Application

Address:

Next of Kin Details

This person will be contacted in any EMERGENCY situation
You may be appointed to live in a Brothers community.
You may be living in a Lasallian community where there is just you and two other volunteers (without De La Salle Brothers.)

It is essential that all volunteers are well supported in their choices, for the volunteer and the program to mutually flourish. To ensure we are balanced in our decisions we need to know about you and your motivation to volunteer. Please upload two written references and one referee to be phoned. Nominate one referee/written reference from each of the three areas for us to contact to support your application to join the Lasallian Volunteer program. Your nominated referees should be people who know you well and willingly support your decision to enter this commitment.

Referee 1: Church and/or Lasallian contact (Spiritual)

Referee 2: Employer / Supervisor of Voluntary work (Professional)

Referee 3: Principal / Year level Coordinator (School)

They must address the following items in their written reference:

1. How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?
2. Please describe your experience of the applicant interacting with a variety of ages ranges
3. Please describe an experience in which you have seen the applicant respond to challenges
4. Please give an example of the applicant completing a project. What did they do in that process?
5. As a potential Lasallian Volunteer who would work for one year in possibly a remote location - assisting in the school with specified tasks, where they build relationships with young people - What else would you like us to know about the applicant?
Please answer the following questions in as much detail as possible

A. Please give a brief educational / professional history (e.g. Year 11 / 12 Trial exam results, certificates, diplomas, degrees etc)

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If you have further educational/professional history to add, please upload it here.

B. Please list your employment history

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If you have further employment history to add, please upload it here.
Please list your preferences for placement location:

7. Where have you travelled previously?

a) Within your country:
b) Overseas

Applicant Agreement

By submitting this application, I affirm that the information included herein is true and complete. I understand that if I am successful in gaining a position on a Lasallian Volunteer program, any false statements, omissions, and / or other misrepresentations made by me in this application may result in my immediate dismissal from the program.

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