Hobart City Mission's vision is to create compassionate, resilient and connected local communities. We bring together people who want to give to and support those most in need in our local community, through the provision of client focused, holistic and innovative programs and services. To enable us to do that well, we are proud that we attract passionate employees and volunteers who want to be part of our historical and iconic local charity.
We have a wonderful opportunity for a live-in volunteer to join our Small Steps program (based in Hobart). Small Steps is a live-in parenting and life skills program where Mums and their babies grow together and explore being a family, in a safe and nurturing environment. You will have one free weekend per month. We will also be recruiting a second volunteer to cover one weekend per month.
You will be supported by experienced senior staff in a unique residential setting providing support to enable young mums to grow. You will be responsible for responding to issues that may arise, after hours. urgent matters after hours, as an after-hours attendant mainly to assisting mums with emotional support around taking care of themselves or their babies/child after hours.
Our successful volunteer will bring the following to our small steps program:
A passion for caring and supporting others Ability to develop and foster trusted relationships to influence the young mums to take responsibility for their own development and life decisions Relevant experience in parenting/child care skills/knowledge and/or qualifications Excellent active listening and communication skills
Your dedication and passion will be rewarded with:
Accommodation will be provided (including all utilities) One free weekend per month A supportive work environment A fantastic opportunity to participate and contribute to an innovative program and positively impact the lives our young mums
Applications should include a detailed cover letter to showcase why you would be suitable for this position (1 Page) and your updated resume. The Position Description is available on Hobart City Mission’s website.
Applications should be emailed to the email provided and clearly marked Live-In After-Hours Attendant (Small Steps).