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Children’s Playgroup and Program Assistant

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Organisation : Brotherhood of St Laurence

Location : Melbourne (Mernda)

Time required : Weekdays as agreed

Duration of project : on-going

Sector : Children, Community Engagement, Families

Application closing date : 20 May, 2024

About the role

Children’s Playgroup and Program Assistant Have fun and help build positive relationships with local families and children in the Mernda area. Be part of a vibrant team who run a weekly playgroup session, supporting the groups themed activities, including running story time, with the guidance of the Jindi team. ROLE TASKS – Attend the Early Years playgroups or programs – Welcome families and children into the hall and encourage them to explore the activities and play areas. – Connect with the children and caregivers. – Assist the Jindi team in-session. Tasks involve making sure the activity areas are neat and appealing for children to play and the session runs smoothly. – Help with manual handling tasks in setting up and packing up of the toys/activities before and after each session. – Debrief with playgroup or program practitioner after the session – Have the opportunity to develop and facilitate a child’s activity or story time, with the guidance of the Jindi team. – Attend / participate in any role-specific training requirements – Collaborate with the team to create a positive team environment, free from discrimination, harassment, and bullying. – Perform all tasks in accordance with BSL health and safety requirement. Depending on your experience, skills and training, your supervisor might ask you to undertake other tasks relevant to this role’s purpose.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Brotherhood of St Laurence

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: Children’s Playgroup and Program Assistant via Pro Bono Australia.


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