School Based Homework Tutor - Dee Why and Narraweena Public

School Based Homework Tutor
Broken Bay Diocesan Central Council
203/1 Katherine Street Chatswood
NSW 2067
PO Box 1426 Chatswood
NSW 2057
P: (02) 9415 1492
F: (02) 9415 3193
Website: www.vinnies.org.au
Assisting the needs of young people
Volunteer Role
Title
Location
School Based Homework Tutor - Volunteer Role
Service Overview
Youth Reach is a Special Work of Broken Bay with over 20 years of
experience in assisting young people and providing early intervention
supports. We work with community and corporate partners to achieve
sustainable outcomes for people accessing the service.
Our primary focus is on young people who are at risk of homelessness,
disengaging from the community or are at risk of social or financial
disadvantage.
Why we need you
To assist in proving supports to young people in primary school and an
after-school activities club. Must have good spoken and written English
skills.
What you will be
doing
Volunteers will work one on one or small groups of children with assistance
from Youth Reach staff, with general activities, completing homework,
communication and other support.
Volunteers will work towards building positive relationships with young
people
• A willingness to be punctual, reliable and flexible
• Ability to communicate well with children and young people in a positive,
supportive and co-operative manner
• Follow the Society’s policies and procedures
• Sensitivity to different political / cultural / ethnic backgrounds and a
respect for multiculturalism
• Good listening skills, empathy and patience
• Understanding and willingness to maintain Self Care
What will be
required of you
Dee Why Public School and Narraweena Public School.
How much time
will you spend
How will we help
you
We ask for a minimum commitment of 2.5 hours a day once a week.
How to apply for
the role
To express interest in this role, please contact Rhonda Moore on
9907 2604 or email [email protected]
What else you
need to help
Volunteers are required to complete the following:
• Volunteer application form
• Service orientation and role induction are provided at the service
• Relevant training as determined by the role. However, the successful
candidates will need to have basic skills outlined above
Every day in NSW the Society helps thousands of people through Home Visitation, Hospital Visitation, Prison Visitation, Homeless Services
for Men, Women and families, Migrants & Refugee Assistance, Support for those living with a mental illness, Supported Employment
Services for People with an intellectual and other disabilities, Vinnies Centres, Overseas Relief, Disaster Recovery, Budget Counselling and
Youth Programs.
• Good character declaration
• Code of conduct agreement
• Police check
• Working With Children’s Check
• 2 satisfactory references
What will you get
from the
engagement
• Community engagement in a program where you will be appreciated
• Utilising your skills to help people who are disadvantaged
• Opportunity to acquire new skills and obtain a professional reference
Start date April 2015
Probation Period 3 months
End Date This role is open ended; however We are seeking volunteers who can offer
at least three months commitment.
What to know more If you want to find out more about this role, please contact Rhonda Moore
on 9907 2604 or email [email protected]
Every day in NSW the Society helps thousands of people through Home Visitation, Hospital Visitation, Prison Visitation, Homeless Services
for Men, Women and families, Migrants & Refugee Assistance, Support for those living with a mental illness, Supported Employment
Services for People with an intellectual and other disabilities, Vinnies Centres, Overseas Relief, Disaster Recovery, Budget Counselling and
Youth Programs.
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