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School Mentor for Refugee Children- North-Eastern & South Suburbs

  • Location: Across: Balga WA, Mirrabooka WA, Koondoola WA, Dianella WA, Westminster WA, Langford WA, Thornlie WA, Kardinya WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People
  • Time Required

    Three hours per week during the school term. Recruitment will commence in November for a Feb 2021 start.

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
    • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Translating & Interpreting
    • Tutoring & Coaching
    • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Training

    Two day training session on 10th - 11th November for a commencement in Feb 2021. Ongoing support.

  • Reimbursement

    Petrol allowance and tea/coffee provided.

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *
    • Driver's Licence (C)

    Experience in a school setting ideal.
    Patient, caring, reliable and adaptable.

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

We require a caring and supportive person willing to build a trusting relationship by assisting a child (or small group of children) to tackle classroom tasks. We also need your help to build upon their confidence and self-esteem by engaging them through their school work.
Volunteers are assigned to a primary/secondary school or English language centre, depending on your preference. Your role will commence in February 2021. Become a valuable team member at Mercy Connect and make a difference in a child's life today!