ID: 209393

Volunteer Program Assistant - Paddington - #209393

Young People Regular - less than 6 months Paddington NSW

About this opportunity

We are searching for dynamic individuals with a strong sense of community and altruism to bolster our team of Program Facilitators and Chef. Flexible morning and afternoon shifts, spanning 4 hours each, are available up to 6 days a week to accommodate your schedule. You'll receive guidance from a dedicated Volunteer Coordinator and comprehensive training prior to commencement.

About Kids Giving Back:

At Kids Giving Back, our mission is to inspire and empower children and young people to volunteer, contribute to their communities, and create positive impacts worldwide. We are a triple impact organisation, that benefits youth who volunteer, vulnerable communities and the community as a whole. We rely on the commitment and support of adult volunteers who share our vision of nurturing empathy, kindness, and social responsibility in our youth.

**What Does the Role Entail? **

*Assisting in program preparation, including safe food handling practices.

*Providing support to participants throughout the program, including demonstrating food preparation techniques and ensuring safe practices.

*Assisting the Chef with organizing benches and cleaning tasks, including washing equipment during sessions.

*Upholding safe food handling practices and adhering to Workplace Health & Safety guidelines.

*Collaborating with our dynamic team to fulfill our mission of cultivating the next Generation of Generosity.

**Who Are We Seeking? **

We are looking for individuals who:

*Are passionate about making a positive difference.

*Exhibit a positive, professional, and cooperative attitude towards educators, parents, and the broader community.

*Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with children from diverse backgrounds.

*Have experience working with children and young people.

**Essential Requirements: **

*Current Working with Children Check (WWCC).

*Safe Food Handling Certificate (We offer online support for a 1-hour course).

*Alignment with our values, including respect and appreciation for individuals experiencing vulnerability, such as refugees, the homeless, and marginalized communities.

**Desirable Requirements: **

*Have experience volunteering or have lived experiences with vulnerable populations.

*Possess knowledge of Child Safe Principles and training in Child Protection.

*Understand Workplace Health and Safety responsibilities.

**How to Apply: **

If you're excited about this opportunity, apply now! For questions or assistance with your application, reach out to us our contact details are provided in the return email that you will receive when expressing interest in this role online. Join us in shaping a future generation driven by generosity and compassion

Benefits

*Volunteer for a great organisation and help build the next generation of generosity.

*Be part of a triple impact organisation, that benefits youth who volunteer, vulnerable communities and the community as a whole.

*Develop new skills, gain hands-on experience, and apply your professional skills to work that makes a difference.


Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

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

flexible morning and afternoon shifts, spanning 4 hours each, are available up to 6 days a week to accommodate your schedule

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
Type of work
  • Food Preparation & Service
Training

Safe food handling certificate