ID: 158549

Premature Baby Peer Support Volunteer -Facebook

Family Services Regular - more than 6 months Anywhere

About this opportunity

Have you had a premature or sick baby? Do you want to help others through this difficult journey?

We are seeking Mum's and Dad's who have had a premature baby who are willing to assist in being part of a team that runs support Facebook groups, providing assistance and a compassionate ear to families with premature or sick babies.

We need help to support families who are currently in hospital and who have recently come home and need some someone to listen and help them along their journey. Our 'At Home' Facebook groups run on Wednesday and our 'At Hospital' Facebook group run on Friday's from 10.45am-1.00pm AEST (for Vic and NSW 11.45am - 2.00pm during daylight saving hours), it is best that you are child free in this time and are able to commit weekly or fortnightly.

You will need to agree to a National Police Check, there will also be a requirement to complete training prior to your engagement.

To do this role you will need to have had a premature or sick baby of your own and be 12 months on from your experience. Preferably your premi/sick child is now between the age of 1-10 years old.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

For this position you will need:
To be a parent of a premature child and your child needs to be at least 12 months of age.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

10.45am -1.30 pm AEST, Wednesday or Fridays (weekly or forthnightly)

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support

Online training required