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MY Space Activities Assistant

Organisation : Brotherhood of St Laurence

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 4.30-6.30pm

Duration of project : 6months

Skill Area : Administration & Office Support, Community Services, Other

Sector : Arts & Culture, Other, Youth & Young People

Posted on : 23 Jan, 2020

About the role

HOURS: 4.30pm – 6.30pm Wednesdays

MY Space is an after-school program for 8 to 14-years old living in Fitzroy that provides a safe and engaging space for children and young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds to build their social and education skills, pursue their curiosities and connect with positive role models.

MY Space runs every Wednesday afternoon from 4.30pm to 6.30pm at the Cubbies Adventure Playground in Fitzroy. It provides a ‘drop-in’ space where children and young people can engage in a variety of positive activities. Regular activities at MY Space include: arts and crafts, a cooking program, science experiments, outdoor games, spelling and maths quizzes, and specialist workshops.

As an Activities Assistant you will be required to assist staff in facilitating participants to lead activities, and liaise with the lead facilitator regarding any pertinent information about the participants.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Competency in assisting with arts and crafts
  • Commitment to working in the community sector with young people in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated capacity to work in a team environment
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability and willingness to relate to youth, and people from different cultures in a community and educational setting.
  • Well-developed understanding and demonstration of personal and professional boundaries
  • Understanding of and commitment to the values and ideals of the BSL

For more information:

To apply:

  • Download the screening questionnaire
  • Email your application along with your resume and screening questionnaire to volunteer(at)bsl.org.au
    Please note that applicants who do not fill out the screening questionnaire, will not be considered for this job.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Brotherhood of St Laurence
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

For details concerning this role , please contact

Volunteer Services

Phone : 0394831390

Email : volunteer@bsl.org.au

Please quote in application: MY Space Activities Assistant via Pro Bono Australia.


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