• Community Service
  • Long Term
  • Nundah, QLD

About this opportunity

Would you like to make a difference in the community supporting young children and their families experiencing difficulties? Our service can provide you with ongoing training and supervision allowing you to confidently support families in their home.

Skills required: Good communication skills, a non-judgemental approach, personal or professional experience with children and families, a current driver's licence and eligibility for a Blue Card.

Volunteer characteristics: An open mind and a willingness to learn, time and energy to commit to a family on a regular basis and an ability to maintain confidentiality. Family Support Volunteers also need to be physically capable of working with small children.

Skills gained: Volunteers find satisfaction in supporting others, and in making a unique contribution to the community. Volunteers assist parents to improve the parent-child relationship whilst drawing from their experience as parents or grandparents.

Additional requirements

  • Driver's Licence (C)
  • National Police Certificate*
  • Others
  • Working with Children Check*
Potential volunteers can be supported with Blue Card applications.
Volunteers need to be physically able to work with young children.

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

Volunteers are needing to commit for 12 months from the end of the 8 weeks of training. Home visiting is for 2 hours per week on a chosen day.

Interested in
  • Companionship and Social Support
  • Counselling and Help Line
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
Training

8 weeks on Fridays 8.30am-2.30pm April 27- June 15, 2018

Reimbursement

Petrol