ID: 182186

Gold Coast NurtureGroup Coordinator

Family Services Regular - more than 6 months Southport QLD

About this opportunity

To be eligible to become a NurtureGroup Coordinator, your baby must have been an inpatient in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN).

Miracle Babies Foundation is Australia's leading organisation that supports premature and sick newborns, their families and the hospitals that care for them.

Our NurtureGroup sessions are free play and support groups for families who have experienced the birth of a premature or sick newborn.

We are seeking motivated individuals who would like to make a difference and commit to coordinating our amazing NurtureGroup fortnightly (except during the school holidays).

The Program is run for NICU families to attend. Parents, family and friends can ask you questions, whilst you provide them the opportunity to share their thoughts, feelings’ and journey with you, knowing that you have also experienced a premature or sick newborn.

As a NurtureGroup Coordinator, you are responsible for coordinating the preparation and execution of the NurtureGroup sessions.

Your duties may also include: • Reporting to the NurtureGroup Manager located in our Sydney Head Office • Setting up, coordinating and packing down of NurtureGroup activities within the session • Providing further information of the Foundation’s programs, operations and services to members of the NurtureGroup • The first point of contact for any queries or comments from NurtureGroup volunteers and parents.

Please only apply, if you have experienced your baby in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Special Care Nursery (SCN), are able to commit fortnightly to support families, you are a people person, empathetic, and love making a difference.

If you have further questions please email: [email protected]


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Experienced the birth of premature or sick newborn in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or Special Care Nursery

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

Tuesdays approx. 2-3 hours fortnightly Dates for 2016 Term 1 February 9 & 23 March 8 & 22 Term 2 April 26 May 10 & 24 June 7 & 21 Term 3 July 19 August 9 & 23 September 13 Term 4 October 11 & 25 November 15 & 29 December 6*

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
Training

* One on one training * Miracle Babies Foundation's Induction

Reimbursement

yes