- Location: Townsville QLD
- Commitment: One off - an event
- Category: Young People
Weekend camps: Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon - 48 hours approximately. Volunteers are required to stay overnight at camp. Activity Days: Run midweek for approximately 3 - 4 hours.
Type of work
- Education & Training
- Sport & Physical Activity
- Tutoring & Coaching
Volunteer Camp Leaders are required to undertake training provided by Kookaburra Kids, prior to atte
- Driver's Licence (C)
- National Police Certificate *
- Working with Children Check *
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
We are looking for adults over the age of 21, from all walks of life. Volunteers do not have to have any experience in mental health, but, are required to undertake the Kookaburra Kids volunteer screening process, as well as Kookaburra Kids induction training. The role would suit an individual who has a passion for the Kookaburra Kids cause, who is reliable, energetic and has the ability to relate to kids and have fun! The main goal of a camp or activity day leader is to support kids to be kids, in an environment where they feel safe and secure. Tasks
Attend Kookaburra Kids weekend camps (be available from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon) Provide support to kids whilst on weekend camps, including supervising an allocated group of campers for the duration of the camp weekend Willingness to share accommodation with campers Supporting kids to engage in education programs whilst on camp, to learn about Mental Illness, coping skills and building resilience Work as part of a team with the common goal of letting kids be kids and have a great time whilst on camp. Willingness to commit to at least 2 camps/activities in a 12month period
Reward of watching kids be kids and achieve things they never thought possible! Sense of contributing to the community and supporting kids who are living with families affected by mental illness Letting go for the weekend and enjoying being a kid again! Ongoing training and support Volunteer social outings and an extended friendship network Accommodation and meals provided at no cost, whilst on camp. Fun and adventurous activities, including rope climbs, giant swing, go-karting, kayaking, bush walks, craft, dress up themed nights and much more!
Centrelink Volunteers Families with Children Groups of 10 or more Skilled Volunteers
National Police Certificate* Working with Children Check*
- May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.