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School Breakfast Mentor - Darra

  • Location: Darra QLD
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People
  • Time Required

    7.30am-9:00am on Fridays (school-term only)

  • Suitable for
    • Centrelink Volunteers
    • People Learning English
    • Work Experience
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Food Preparation & Service
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Training

    Child safety, WH&S and basic Food Handling

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    Anyone over the age of 18 who works with young people under the age of 18 are required to apply for a working with children Blue Card. This is free for the applicant and can be applied for through the YMCA. The YMCA is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. All applicants will be obliged to comply with all safeguarding policy and practice standards, and education QLD school policies.

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

The YMCA Schools' Breakfast Program aims to provide children who miss out on breakfast with a free nutritious breakfast to kick start their day and a real chance in the classroom. Adult role models are needed to be breakfast mentors. The role includes volunteering as part of a team to prepare and serve breakfast (toast and cereal) to school children at Darra State School.

The position requires Volunteers from 7:30am - 9:00am 3 days a week (during school terms). This is a fantastic opportunity to get along side high school students and make a positive difference in their lives.

Not only will you be providing a vital service to the students, you will get to work alongside them and teach them valuable life skills, such as food preparation and customer service skills. Your involvement will have a long term impact on the students. With results and outcomes which you may never fully realise or get to see, but which are life changing for the students and ultimately the future of our community.