ID: 211278

Toy Library Volunteer - South East Melbourne - Friday Mornings

Family Services Regular - more than 6 months Bentleigh East VIC

About this opportunity

The Moorabbin Area Toy Library is a not-for-profit organisation which has been supporting local families with the tools for play for over 30 years. We are run by a dedicated and passionate volunteer committee and member volunteers. To continue to provide our excellent service, we are looking for volunteers to support our open sessions on Friday mornings. The benefits include becoming an active part of the local community and the potential to learn new skills.

The role would include:

  • working with other volunteers in a friendly environment
  • returning and loaning toys using our software
  • checking returned toys and counting pieces
  • assisting the Coordinator with general tasks such as cataloging & labelling toys, minor cleaning & tidying, laminating, contacting boxes
  • re-shelving toys

The ideal applicant should have:

  • strong attention to detail
  • ability to operate a computer and Ipad
  • welcoming and friendly manner
  • enjoy interacting with families and children
  • ability to read and write in English
  • able to commit to at least 4 months volunteering

We will provide training and you will always have a supervisor on hand for support if you need it.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

We are not easily accessible via public transport so you will need to be able to travel to and from the toy library.

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

We are looking for volunteers to come on a Friday morning from 10-11:30 weekly or once a fortnight. There is also an opportunity to volunteer regularly on Wednesday evenings or Saturdays.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Library Services

You will receive a full induction by our Toy Librarians.