ID: 198892

Playgroup Assistant

Community Services Regular - less than 6 months Leopold VIC

About this opportunity

PLAYGROUP ASSISTANT We are looking someone easy-going, friendly and sociable with a passion for children and people to assist our Playgroup Leaders in running 1-3 sessions per week at our community hub.

The role involves:

  • Helping to set and pack up for playgroup.
  • Preparing morning tea/light lunch.
  • Assisting parents and children with art and crafts.
  • Assisting session leader with various light duties throughout session. *Sessions run over school terms and current hours are: Monday 8:45am - 11:45am Tuesday 10:15am - 1:15pm Friday 8:45am - 11:45am.

Ideally you will be available for 3 hours once a week or more if you have the time and happy to commit to the role.

As a playgroup assistant you will develop meaningful social connections, gain experience working with children and learn how to run a successful playgroup.

Requirements: *Working with current children’s check. *Physically able to lift and set up children’s play items. *Willing to commit to minimum term of 3 months for efficiency in training and time management for the committee.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

“Light lifting”. The group moves children sized tables and chairs out each session an occasionally a plastic playhouse from the lock up garage to the grassed area. Looking for individuals who are ok with this type of lifting.

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

Monday 8.45am - 11.45am Tuesday 10.15am - 1.15pm Friday 8.45am - 11.45am. OPTIONAL FOR DAYS AVAILABLE TO CANDIDATE. WELCOME TO DO ALL OR ONE!

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Arts, Craft & Photography
  • Childcare
  • Food Preparation & Service
  • Music & Entertainment

Training will be provided