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07 July 2014, New South Wales

Murray area Playbus assistant

Assist the Mobile Playbus staff with supported playgroups for parents/carers with children under five years old.

Position summary

Assist the Mobile Playbus staff with supported playgroups for parents/carers with children under five years old. The programs provide a range of educational toys, play equipment and craft activities to target each developmental stage of the child.

The objectives of a playgroup assistant is to:
  • Set up and pack down of Mobile Playgroups
  • Assist children with craft and play
  • Clean down equipment after playgroup

Position description

Locations

Wagga Wagga, Leeton, Junee, Albury, Hay

Timing

Mondays 11am – 1pm
Tuesdays 10am – 12pm
Wednesdays 10am – 12pm
Fridays 9:30am – 11:30am and 10am – 12pm

Reporting to

Playbus Team Leader

Why volunteer?

Playgroups give both the children and yourself the opportunity to have fun, make new friends and develop new skills. And remember, every minute you volunteer with Save the Children allows us to direct more funds to programming and making a real difference.

Essential skills and/or experience

A successful playgroup assistant will be:
  • Good with young kids
  • Happy to commit their time every week
  • Punctual, reliable, neatly presented, happy and helpful
  • Willing to learn
  • Eager to play and have a good sense of fun

Training provided

  • Orientation (essential)
  • Training (ongoing)

Confirmed volunteers will be required to:

  • Give permission for Save the Children to undertake a National Police Record and Working With Children Check.

  • Read and accept the Save the Children Volunteer Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy.

If this volunteer sounds like you please contact our Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Manager

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