General Helper, Children's Playgroup Salvation Army Doncaster East
Contact Name: Julie Tang
Contact Phone: 9842 4744
Contact Email: email@example.com
Vacancy number VV11012
Agency type Community services welfare
Volunteering activities type Working with kids/youth Foodservice
What's on offer A great opportunity to make a positive contribution to support the work of the Salvation Army whilst imparting your own wisdom and friendship to first time parents/parents of young children. ‘Mainly Music’, is a music based playgroup program for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers
Location of role 37 Taunton St Doncaster East 3109
About the agency The Salvation Army assists all people in need without regard to nationality, race, belief, sexuality, ability or judgement of behaviour by compassionately reaching out to people
Volunteer duties We need volunteers to befriend young parents, chat to them, support them or to play with the children whilst the parents have a break.
Volunteers may also be needed to help set up the hall with toys and pack them away at the end (no heavy lifting)
We also need help in the kitchen to cut up fruit, cheese and morning tea snacks for the children and adults at playgroup; help set up the coffee & tea. Help with setting up the tables and washing the dishes a the end of the playgroup session.
Volunteer skills/qualities If volunteering to work with the children, must enjoy working with children and have patience with very young children. Working with children’s check will be needed which we can arrange for volunteers (no cost)
Minimum committment required Preferably once per week but open to other levels of commitment
Times and days Current playgroup runs weekly on Friday mornings during school term. Volunteers would work from 9am-11.00 approx.
Recruitment process Initial interview and screening (Police & referee checks)
Training and support On the job training where relevant but very limited.
Police check required Yes
Working With Children Card required Yes This can be arranged for volunteers by us at no cost
More information To visit the Salvation Army Doncaster volunteer website click here