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Migrant Playgroup and Parenting Support Volunteer - Coffs Harbour

Apply now Role no: 497739
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 cultural 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 Linguistically 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 Linguistically 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 or contact Melinda Gosschalk 0466 429 517

We encourage all of our employees/volunteers to be vaccinated against Covid-19. A number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees/volunteers must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

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

Please note you will be required to provide details of two professional references to submit this application. 

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight 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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