Department for Child Protection - Port Lincoln
Volunteer and make a difference to provide transport to children & young people to attend family visits, take children to school, appointments & activities. Whether you want to gain a new experience or skill or simply just want to help others, you have something valuable to offer by volunteering with us. Volunteers are supported,respected & experience tasks they find rewarding to achieve positive outcomes for children & young people. As a volunteer you're reimbursed for km to & from the office.
About this Opportunity
Become a volunteer with the Department for Child Protection. As a volunteer you will be supporting and assisting children. Tasks may include but not limited to:
-Transporting children or young people
-Individual or group support- helping in activities such as craft, music or outdoor activities
-skill developments sharing a particular skill,how to shop for food or clothes
-working with young people to obtain their probationary licence
We are always interested in hearing ideas for new ways our volunteers can assist. Volunteering is a two-way process. Rewards may include:
-person satisfaction and growth
-working with a team of people in a variety of tasks
-helping your community and vulnerable children
-social contact with a variety of people
-extending your skills and experience
As a volunteer you are provided with:
- orientation and training & ongoing support
- reimbursed for mileage to and from the office (Government vehicles are used for the volunteer tasks and as a volunteer you are covered by the governments volunteer's insurance cover)
- required to undergo a Child Related Screening which is covered by the Department
As a volunteer we ask you to be reliable and flexible. To be available for a reasonable amount of time this may be weekly,fortnightly or monthly on weekdays & or weekends. We appreciate any time you are able to give and will work around you availability.
Quote from a volunteer ' I saw a need to reach out to children in our community. I wanted to make a difference'