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Migrant Playgroup and Parenting Support Volunteer - Coffs Harbour

Apply now Role no: 496491
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: 4 hours per week
Location: Regional NSW

  • The role is ongoing, with flexible work hours - dependent on family needs with a minimum commitment of 4 hours per week
  • If you would like to walk beside our families as they discover new opportunities and strengths, are over the age of 18
    a good listener, aware of culturally sensitivity and enjoy working with children this could be the role for you!

The program

Through the  Migrant Parenting and Playgroup Programs, Red Cross supports Culturally and Linquistically Diverse (CALD) families of the community to develop a sense of belonging, to improve their family's wellbeing, and to strengthen their parenting skills and knowledge. We are seeking  volunteers who have a genuine desire to assist former refugees and migrants.

The opportunity

Gain valuable experience working in the community with Culturally and Lingusitically Diverse CALD families while providing companionship and friendship to someone experiencing vulnerability This role is suited to someone over the age of 18 who is a good listener, culturally sensitive and loves children!

The impact

As a volunteer with our program, you will brighten the life of someone experiencing vulnerability by offering them company and support to engage in their local community. 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 Migrant Playgroup & Parenting Support.pdf  or contact Amanda Flack 0466 429 517

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

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard 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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