- 4 hours per week for 12 weeks per family (Monday - Friday)
- 12 months commitment
By supporting vulnerable parents, Red Cross helps them support their children at the most vulnerable and important times of their lives. Red Cross works to build parent's confidence, improve their health and nutrition and link them with friends and community.
Volunteer assists parent/s with care tasks pertaining to the needs of babies and toddlers-feeding, settling, playing. Can also include assistance to attend appointments for parent or child. Linkage to community groups and supports. Assistance with light house duties e.g. folding washing or meal preparation. Respite for parent to self care or rest if required. DOES NOT include transporting family or babysitting in absence of parent.
As a Family Support Volunteer, you will help people get their family’s health and wellbeing on track. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.
To submit this an application you will be required to provide details for two professional references.
Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.
Thank you for considering volunteering at Red Cross. We also have great career opportunities.