Overview

Get Involved! You can get involved in the work of Women with Disabilities Victoria by:

Becoming a member

We encourage you to become a member of Women with Disabilities Victoria. More information on how to become a member is located below.

Contributing to our Newsletters

We welcome new ideas for stories, events, news, and information to include in our Newsletters. If you would like to be involved in the Newsletter production please contact us: wdv@wdv.org.au

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about getting involved with Women with Disabilities Victoria please get in touch with us. Our details are on the Contact Us page.

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Membership

What does it mean to become a member of Women with Disabilities Victoria?

Members can contribute to Women with Disabilities Victoria in the following ways:

  • Become involved in one of our leadership programs designed to promote sharing leadership skills.
  • Sharing information with other women through our e-newsletter and email bulletins.
  • Representing women with disabilities on Boards, Committees and forums. These opportunities are circulated to members who have an interest in a particular field.
  • Contributing to government submissions, representations to government and organisations and presentation of conference papers.

Is there a cost to join?

Full membership

Full membership is available to women with disabilities in Victoria. Full membership is free.

Associate membership

Associate membership is open to individuals and/or organisations supportive of the aims of Women with Disabilities Victoria and enables exchange of knowledge, and participation with Women with Disabilities Victoria and its members.

Associate membership is $50 for individuals and $140 for organisations (this includes GST).

Please see below for payment options

How to Join

To become a member of Women with Disabilities Victoria, please:

(1) Download the WDV Membership Application Form (PDF) (Word)

(2) Then fill it out and send back by either:

Email
Download the form. Save it to your computer. Type your details directly into the forms. Then send back to us by attaching the completed documents to an email. Our email address is: wdv@wdv.org.au.

Fax
Download the form. Print out and fill in your details.
Fax it to us using this number: 03 9663 7955

Post
Download the form. Print out and fill in your details. Send to our postal address:

GPO Box 1160, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia

Protecting your privacy

All personal information collected by Women with Disabilities Victoria is protected by Privacy Legislation and will only be used for the purposes for which it is requested.

Representation

Information for Representatives

Representation of Women with Disabilities Victoria Policy

Forms & Templates

Expense Reimbursement Form
For use by Women with Disabilities Victoria Representatives & Board Members

Statement by a Supplier Form (ATO)
To be filled out and accompany each reimbursement claim. This is required by the Australian Tax Office where individuals do not have their own ABN.

Representatives Report (Template)

Employment

Women with Disabilities Victoria is a vibrant organisation of women with disabilities working for women with disabilities in Victoria. We have a disability friendly work environment and encourage women with disabilities to apply for positions advertised.

Current Vacancies

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT OFFICER

WDV’s Women’s Empowerment Program is a key platform for the goal of empowering women to advocate - both broadly and in their local communities about issues that relate to them and other women with disabilities.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about advancing the rights of women with disabilities, as well as having experience in managing projects, partnership development, and delivering innovative empowerment and community development programs.

Hours are 53.2 hours per fortnight / 0.7 FTE.

This position is for the period 19th March 2018 - 28th June 2019, and may be extended subject to funding.

Enquiries: Vikki Cummings, Administration Officer, Ph: 03 9286 7800.

Applications close: 9am, Tues 27th Feb 2018. It is anticipated interviews will be held during the week of 5th March 2018.

The Job Advertisement flyer (Word version) can be found here.

The Position Description (Word version) can be found here.

 

Enabling Women Community Leadership Program – Outer East, are looking for a Co-facilitator and a Mentor Coordinator:

CO-FACILITATOR, Enabling Women Community Leadership Program – Outer East

Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) are looking for a woman who identifies as having a disability from the local government areas of Knox, Maroondah or Yarra Ranges, with some experience of supporting other people with a disability, to assist with the delivery of the Enabling Women Community Leadership Program in the outer east region.

This is a fixed-term contract. Contract period commences on Wednesday 7th March, and ends on Monday 4th June 2018 at the completion of the Enabling Women program.

Enquiries: Carly Myers at WDV, 9286 7800 / carly.myers@wdv.org.au.

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 23rd February 2018. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th February 2018

The Job Advertisement flyer for the Mentor Coordinator position can be found here:
EWLP Outer East_Co-Facilitator Recruitment Advertisement Flyer - PDF Version
EWLP Outer East_Co-Facilitator Recruitment Advertisement Flyer - Word Version

The Position description can be found here:
EWLP Outer East_Co-Facilitator - Position Description 2018 - PDF Version
EWLP Outer East_Co-Facilitator - Position Description 2018 - Word Version

 

MENTOR COORDINATOR, Enabling Women Community Leadership Program – Outer East

Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) are looking for a woman from the local government areas of Knox, Maroondah or Yarra Ranges who identifies as having a disability, to recruit and assist mentors with matching with participants who are taking part in the Enabling Women Community Leadership Program.

This is a fixed-term contract. Contract period commences on Wednesday 7th March and ends on Monday 4th June 2018 at the completion of Enabling Women program.

Enquiries: Carly Myers at WDV, 9286 7800 / carly.myers@wdv.org.au.

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 23rd February 2018. Interviews will be held on Thursday 1st March 2018

The Advertisement flyer for the Mentor Coordinator position can be found here:
EWLP Outer East_Mentor Coordinator Recruitment Advertisement Flyer - PDF version
EWLP Outer East_Mentor Coordinator Recruitment Advertisement Flyer - Word version

The Position description can be found here:
EWLP Outer East_Mentor Coordinator - Position Description 2018 - PDF Version
EWLP Outer East_Mentor Coordinator - Position Description 2018 - Word Version

Skilled Volunteering & ProBono Support

Women with Disabilities Victoria welcomes the assistance of skilled volunteers and pro bono supporters in helping us to further our objectives. If you or your organisation have high-level skills to offer, we would love to hear from you!

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our past volunteers and probono supporters.

Donations

Women with Disabilities Victoria is a not-for-profit charity organisation. We gratefully accept monetary donations to support our work

Donations of $2.00 or more are tax deductible.

Donations Form

When making a donation, please download and complete a Donations Form and send it (by email, fax, post or person) to us via the contact details below:

Email: wdv@wdv.org.au

Fax: (03) 9663 7955

Postal Address:
Women with Disabilities Victoria, GPO Box 1160, Melbourne VIC 3001

In Person (Street Address):
Level 9/255 Bourke Street, Melbourne (near cnr Swanston and Bourke Streets)

Acknowledgement/s

Women with Disabilities Victoria donors are recognised in our Annual Report. If you feel this to be inappropriate, however, please let us know.

Receipts

Donations of $2.00 or more are tax deductible. Receipts are issued automatically if you donate online or will be sent to your nominated postal or email address, if donating by another method.

Thank you for your support.

Payment Options

Payments and financial contributions to Women with Disabilities Victoria can be done in a number of ways, depending on your preference:

  • By cheque or money order, made out to 'Women with Disabilities Victoria Inc', to our postal address.
  • In cash (at our office only)
  • By deposit or direct credit / electronic funds transfer (EFT) into our Mecu bank account:

Name Women with Disabilities Victoria
BSB 313 140 | Account No.  12034898
Bank MECU (Kew, 222 High St, VIC)

In addition to the above options:

  • Donations (only) can also be made online with a credit card at www.givenow.com.au/wdv
  • Associate Memberships (only) can be made online through PayPal:

You can pay out of an established PayPal account or from your savings or credit card account.PayPal is secure, free to join and there are no fees involved for making payments. To find out more about PayPal, go to: www.paypal.com.au/au or just select your membership type (organisation $50 / individual $20)* below to make a payment. *Amounts inclusive of GST

Please select member type:

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which Women with Disabilities Victoria is located - the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation