We are seeking volunteers to assist with our therapeutic groups and one-off events. Groups include recreational groups for children 8 - 11 years, groups for young people aged 12 - 15 years, and one off family and children events and camps. Have fun and use your enthusiasm and energy to engage with participants in recreational activities and group discussions. Be a role model to participants by encouraging manners, social skills and respect. Assist with set up and pack down of activities.
The feeling of fulfillment to see the impact you are having on the lives of carers and children by running these groups and one-day events. Gained experience in working with children from trauma background. Gained experience in facilitation and planning. Opportunity to have fun while doing activities with the children. A deeper connection with your community. New experiences. Possibility of job/character references
Volunteers will be provided with training and the opportunity to brief and debrief before and after events. A 90-minute training session is provided, which can be in person or online.
As required for one off events
Groups 8 - 11 years - Available for 3-4 hours one Tuesday per month. Groups 12 - 15 years - Available for 3 hours every Wednesday from 3:30 -6:30pm approx. from 1st of May until 3rd of July with one overnight stay Saturday 11th of May. Also available from 4-7pm every Wednesday in Term 4, 2023, 16th of October – 18th of December with one overnight camp Saturday 26th of October. One-off Family and children's events and camps are available on ad hoc weekends.