ID: 169137

Mentor support: Home-Start Program

Family Services Regular - more than 6 months Victoria VIC

About this opportunity

Volunteers must have parenting/grandparenting experience, to be placed with families needing a little extra support. Your role will typically include: • Sharing life experiences and skills • Mentoring, befriending and supporting the client parents • Parenting support • Encouragement around a range of practical family needs

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Volunteers must have parenting/grandparenting experience. All new volunteers must attend a preparation course and undergo a screening process before being linked with a family. The course offers new volunteers a chance to gain greater knowledge of their role and increase their confidence in offering the service.

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

1-2 contact hours per week, ongoing. Locations are available across the Macedon Ranges.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Childcare
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Education & Training
  • Mediation & Advocacy

Induction training provided