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Volunteer Child Minder – Nowra YPP

Apply now Role no: 495999
Availability: Business hours, Mornings
Time involved: 1 - 4 hours per week
Location: Regional NSW

  • Tuesdays during school term
  • Times: From 10.30am – 1.30pm (with flexibility for shorter shifts)
  • Provide care to infants and toddlers aged 0-4 years   

The program

The Red Cross Young Parents Program (YPP) works to improve the capacity of very young parents to live and parent independently, ensure best outcomes for their children, and reach their full potential within safe, strong and resilient families through its Residential, Outreach, and Aftercare stages.

The opportunity

The role of the Volunteer Child Minder is to provide respite child care for the babies and young children of the families within the Young Parents Program (YPP) while parents work towards their education goals.This role suits a friendly, energetic and reliable person over the age of 18, with professional and/or personal experience caring for infants and toddlers, and can make an ongoing weekly commitment 

The impact

As a Volunteer Child Minder, you’ll reduce barriers for young parents to access education by providing safe and nurturing childcare to their children. Additionally, you will play an important role working directly with infants and toddlers to achieve critical developmental goals. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the world’s largest humanitarian network.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description Download File Volunteer Role Description YPP Nowra.pdf or contact Adrienne Broe on (02) 8383 7500.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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