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Youth In Detention Activities - Darwin

Apply now Role no: 497410
Availability: Mornings, Weekends
Time involved: 1 day per week
Location: Darwin

  • Ongoing position
  • Weekly activities
  • Join the world’s largest humanitarian network

The program

Youth In Detention Activities (YIDA) is a program that supports Young People 10 - 17 years of age at Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. Red Cross volunteers facilitate sessions such as cooking, sports, art & music to engage Young People in positive social interactions.

The opportunity

This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is reliable, engaging and is able to hold conversations with Young People whilst remaining neutral and impartial within a Justice environment.

The impact

This program aims to increase the confidence, self-esteem and positive relationships of young people in the Youth Detention Centre whilst learning real-world skills.

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 below or contact Kaitlyn Anderson on 0417 494 717.

 Download File YIDA VRD DARWIN - 2021_0001.pdf

** Please note: you will be required to provide details for two professional references to submit this application **

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


Advertised: AUS Central Standard Time
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  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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