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State Library Victoria – Family Programs Volunteer

Organisation : State Library Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Time required : Programs run Monday - Saturday throughout the year. We are looking for availability and intention to support programs at least twice per month.

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill Area : Customer Service, Education & Training

Sector : Arts & Culture, Children, Community Engagement, Families

Posted on : 3 Sep, 2019

About the Role

Family Programs Volunteers support the delivery of quality public programs, storytelling, children and family activities and major events.

Position details

Location: State Library Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne.

About this role: Please read the Family Programs Volunteer Role Description (available as a PDF download at the bottom of this page) for details about this role.

Please apply ONLY via the online application form www.slv.vic.gov.au/about-us/work-with-us/volunteer-with-us/family-programs-volunteer-position-description

What you’ll do

State Library Victoria Volunteers are assigned to volunteer designated roles and projects, under the supervision of staff.

Tasks performed by a Family Programs Volunteer may include:

  1. Supporting the delivery of Family Programs for children aged 0 to 12 years and their families/carers, including story-based sessions, craft-based workshops and other events.
  2. Welcoming and orientating children, parents and carers to State Library Victoria.
  3. Assisting in set up, pack down and resetting of spaces.
  4. Collecting attendance numbers.
  5. Being aware of and behaving in accordance with all relevant Library policies and procedures.

What we’re looking for

  1. Experience with and interest in interacting with children and families.
  2. High level communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and connect with diverse Library visitors.
  3. Collaboration, enthusiasm and a positive attitude as an active team member.
  4. Computer literacy skills.
  5. Availability and intention to support programs at least twice a month, attend regular training, and display punctuality and dedication.
  6. Ability to speak a language other than English, including Auslan, will be well regarded.
  7. State Library Victoria is a child-safe organisation. If offered a volunteer role, a free Working With Children Check will need to be obtained before commencing.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : State Library Victoria
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Lana Schwarcz, Family Programs Officer

Phone : 0386647556

Email : volunteer@slv.vic.gov.au

Please quote in application: State Library Victoria – Family Programs Volunteer via Pro Bono Australia.


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