ID: 170022

Program Volunteer

Young People Regular - more than 6 months Across: Gosford NSW, Tuggerah NSW, Newcastle NSW, Cessnock NSW, Singleton NSW

About this opportunity

Our volunteer program provides an opportunity for people from diverse backgrounds to participate in programs that are engaging, fun and contribute towards the positive well-being of young people’s lives in their community.

In addition to the passion and energy our volunteers bring in supporting our young people, a key point of difference in the success of our program is in the flexibility we are able offer our volunteers in when and how they would like to volunteer.

As an AKKF volunteer you can participate by: -

~Engaging with and support young people during our fun Activity Days.

~Co-facilitating during our online ‘Connect’ chat sessions.

~Being part of the team for our adventurous weekend Camps.

Our experienced AKKF team develop and operate all programs and are there to support our volunteers. Volunteer duties and responsibilities include: -

~Assisting the Program Coordinator/Program Assistant in running activities.

~Engaging with young people and supporting them to participate in activities.

~Maintaining appropriate boundaries with young people.

~Reporting any issues or concerns to the Program Coordinator/Program Assistant, while participant’s personal information is kept confidential.

~Reporting safety or behavioural concerns to the Program Coordinator/Program Assistant.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

All volunteers must be aged 18+ and must hold a current working with children check (we can assist you if you don’t have a current check). Volunteers are also required to complete a national police check (at our cost).

All volunteers must have Australian citizenship, permanent residency or a valid visa (current for at least 12 months with appropriate working rights).

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

Activity Days: Can be half or full days. Mainly run on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. Sometimes run on weekdays during school holidays. Camps: Weekends from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon Connect: 1 hour virtual sessions via Zoom. Tuesday - Thursday 4pm & 5pm, Tuesdays at 8pm and Some Sunday evening sessions at 7pm & 8pm.

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
Type of work
  • Childcare
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Sport & Physical Activity
Training

Online induction, briefings and mentoring/supervision.

Reimbursement

Only by prior approval when granted for special circumstances.